A German company has developed technology to build wind turbine towers out of wood, making the already clean energy source even cleaner, according to OilPrice.com.
A survey of Canadian adults found that most reacted negatively to foreign control of their natural resources, according to OilPrice.com. Canadians are "not particularly supportive" of a proposed deal with the China National Offshore Oil Corp.
Pirates generally target ships in order to steal the goods being transported, and oil trade around the Niger Delta is being affected as pirate activity grows, according to OilPrice.com.
The prime minister-elect of Georgia announced earlier this week his choice of soccer sensation Kakha Kaladze as his new energy minister. The soccer star has played for top Italian clubs Milan and Genoa, according to OilPrice.com.
The EU has approved improvements to sanctions on Iran that will prohibit all transactions between EU and Iranian banks, according to OilPrice.com.
A Massachusetts-based startup hopes their method of using tiny nanowires will dramatically increase the energy produced by solar cells, according to OilPrice.com.
Solyndra, the recipient of hundreds of millions in government support, has sued Chinese solar companies claiming that their illegal pricing strategies were the reason why Solyndra could not meet the contracts it promised, according to OilPrice.com.
Iran could order an oil spill by possibly wrecking an oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz in an effort to disrupt key shipping lanes, according to OilPrice.com.
OPEC said it anticipated "robust" growth in the U.S. economy when compared to other developed countries, OilPrice.com reports, though "U.S. expansion remains below potential."
Some train operators see a potential shift to natural gas as a huge transition in locomotive technology, similar to the move from coal engines to diesel, according to OilPrice.com.
Demand for Suezmax tankers has been rising since the EU slapped sanctions on Iran in July, according to OilPrice.com.
An offshore wind farm that promises to be the largest wind farm in the world is under development off the east coast of Britain, according to OilPrice.com.
Governors across the country are creating incentives for automakers to produce more vehicles that run on natural gas, according to OilPrice.com. Will natural gas cars be the next big thing in the automotive industry?
New advancements in drilling have opened up a wealth of natural gas resources in the US. But how much is too much? A shift to exporting natural gas might be a no-brainer, according to OilPrice.com, but it's not as simple as it sounds.
A month or so after the government voted to end Japan’s nuclear power industry by the 2030s, Japan is contemplating putting more reactors online if a nuclear watchdog deems it safe, according to OilPrice.com.
A decrease in crude oil stocks reported by the US Energy Department could be a sign of a rough future for energy markets, according to OilPrice.com.
42 companies have installed upwards of 320 megawatts of photovoltaic (PV) capacity at more than 750 locations across the US, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association and OilPrice.com. Walmart, Costco and Ikea are among the companies who depend on solar the most.
Because of its small oil resources, Syria is in a non-strategic second-tier position, as far as the interests of the United States and its allies in the region are concerned, according to OilPrice.com.
Tesla plans to build 100 of its 'Supercharger' stations across the US by 2015. The number might be a bit high considering the chargers are only compatible with Model S sedans--of which Tesla has only built 255, according to OilPrice.com.
Wind energy, environmental consulting, biotechnology, and solar power were some of the fastest-growing industries in 2011, according to OilPrice.com. Which companies are doing the most hiring this year?