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November 17, 2014
Renewable Energy Will Allow Communist Party of China to Hold On to Power
News about the U.S.-China climate change deal was met with an equal measure of praise and doubt.
November 15, 2014
Russia to Build as Many as 8 Nuclear Power Plants for Iran
Moscow and Tehran have signed two contracts under which Russia will build as many as eight nuclear power plants in Iran.
November 14, 2014
Scientists Improve Efficiency and Cost of Organic Solar Cells
Scientists in the United States and Hong Kong have not only discovered the key to improving the efficiency of organic solar cells, but they’ve done so in a way that makes them easy and inexpensive to produce on a commercial scale.
November 12, 2014
Magnesium To Replace Lithium-ion Batteries Soon
The supremacy of the lithium-ion battery may about to be challenged.
November 11, 2014
Latest Electric Car Innovation Could Recharge Batteries in Minutes
Scientists at the Queensland University of Technology say they've developed inexpensive supercapacitors that can be used in tandem with ordinary batteries.
November 11, 2014
GOP Has Big Plans for Energy, But Are the Numbers Right?
Although touted as having long-term positive impact in the areas of energy independence and national economy, the GOP’s agenda falls short on its claims.
November 10, 2014
Inside America’s Energy Addiction
The U.S. Energy Information Administration published a brief exploring the U.S.'s energy use. Here are the top energy sources.
November 09, 2014
Boomtown: The State of U.S. Energy Production in 4 Charts
The United States is seeing huge growth in energy production. Here are four charts that further explore what's happening and why.
November 07, 2014
Waterless Fracking Could Be Industry Game Changer
Waterless fracking has been tried before, but so far, has not been adopted in any meaningful way by the industry.
November 06, 2014
Who Is Behind the U.S. Oil Boom?
The shale revolution’s sweet spot is oilfield services, the lower-risk backbone of the American oil and gas boom that pays off regardless of a play’s economics.
November 05, 2014
Islamic State Looks to Mediterranean to Continue Oil Operations
There is serious concern that the battle for control of Syria by the group calling itself the Islamic State may soon shift.
November 03, 2014
Ohio Governor Hoping to Amend ‘Outrageous’ Drilling Tax
Gov. John Kasich of Ohio has overseen a rapid expansion of drilling in his state, with oil and gas production quickly rising.
November 03, 2014
Gas Prices Are Falling, But Solar Energy Is Set to Take Over
Markets are clamoring about falling gas prices, but solar energy is quietly building momentum and getting set to completely take over the energy business.
October 31, 2014
OPEC Chief Warns Against Oil Price Panic
OPEC urges member states not to be alarmed by oil’s current low prices.
October 31, 2014
Which 5 World Leaders Are the Worst Climate Villains?
The 2014 Climate Change Performance Index called out the world leaders who block clean energy policies in their countries. Here are the worst five.
October 29, 2014
The End of an Era: Is the US Petrodollar Under Threat?
Recent trade deals and high-level cooperation between Russia and China have set off alarm bells in the West.
October 28, 2014
The End of the Crisis for Now: America Is Awash in Energy
Consumers will pay less to stay cozy than they have for several winters -- especially the last one.
October 27, 2014
OPEC and Russia’s Vulnerability, and America’s Ingenuity
Through iteration, experience, and innovation, North America is producing oil cheaper.
October 25, 2014
Put 53 Years on the Clock: The End of Easy Oil Is Within Sight
BP calculates that there are about 1.69 trillion barrels of proved reserves in the world, enough to last the world about 53 years.
October 24, 2014
Boeing Begins New Biofuel Project Using Cooking Oil
Boeing and Chinese airplane manufacturer COMAC are working together on a biofuel project that would turn China’s rivers of used cooking fat into jet fuel.
October 23, 2014
Big Oil and Renewables: Not So Strange Bedfellows
There are some promising models of how Big Oil and renewables could once again join forces.
October 22, 2014
Kurds Are the Last Line of Defense for the West in Kobani
The town has become strategic as both sides now see it as a point of significant psychological importance and a symbol for their cause.
October 21, 2014
New Catalyst Could Mean Cheaper Biofuels Production
Biofuels are renewable and clean alternatives to fossil fuels, but they can be difficult to produce. Researchers aim to change that.
October 20, 2014
Oak Ridge Labs Develops New Device for Lighter, Faster Cars
Scientists have developed a power inverter that could make electric cars lighter, more powerful, and more efficient.
October 17, 2014
Is the Oil Price Slide Nearing an End?
The rapid decline in oil prices may be almost over. That prediction comes from several big banks that say oil prices are nearing their floor.
October 16, 2014
New Generator Powered Solely By Heat, Not Fuel
A startup has developed a generator that could harness heat waste and simultaneously reduce fuel consumption and toxic emissions by up to 3 percent.
October 15, 2014
Climate Change May Lead to War Says New DOD Report
The U.S. government is bringing the military into its plan to cope with climate change.
October 13, 2014
The 10 Biggest Energy Company Bankruptcies
Here are the bankruptcies that will be etched into the tombstones of failed energy fortunes for time immemorial.
October 10, 2014
The Role of Oil Prices in Global Financial Markets
Oil, despite several different benchmarks such as Brent and WTI, is a commodity traded on a global market.
October 09, 2014
Russian Shale Boom Unlikely As Sanctions Force Another Company Out
Western sanctions against Russia have led Royal Dutch Shell to discontinue its work with Gazprom Neft in extracting shale oil from a field in Siberia.
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