You might look at an overhead power line and see an engineering problem. After all, those transmission towers are impressively huge. But if you've ever seen those cables, you probably noticed they seem to hang fairly low. Why they hang low is a gre
In our topsy-turvy world, it's hard to predict from one week to the next what will happen.
A group of executives who want to fight global warming has published a new report calling for countries to spend up to $600 billion a year over the next two decades to boost green energy deployment and energy efficiency equipment.
Major power outages caused chaos on mass transit systems in both New York and San Francisco Friday, with parts of both cities' systems still suffering ongoing outages or delays into the pre-weekend afternoon commute. Los Angeles also had a major po
In response to some of my recent posts on self-driving and electric vehicles, several readers asked if the electric grid could handle the increase.
The U.S. power grid appears to have been hit with multiple power outages affecting San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles.
It is an innovative modification to magneto-inertial fusion is proposed in which the pulsed, high current magnetic field coil and stationary central fuel target are replaced with a fast moving fusion fuel target fired axially into a static, high grad
A major roadblock to the mass use of solar energy are photovoltaic (PV) solar cells.
Giant helium-fuelled airships could soon be plying the skies - and a Tanzania-based gas explorer hopes to be joining them for the ride.
As a part of Las Vegas's growing movement toward renewable energy, the city has installed street lamps powered by footsteps.