Throughout election 2012, President Obama has promoted an America dependent on a diverse energy portfolio, rather than the volatile global oil market. What does his reelection mean for energy?
California Proposition 39 results: 60 percent of voters approve measure to close tax loophole and fund clean energy and energy efficiency projects in public buildings. For a tax measure, California Proposition 39 had surprisingly little organized opposition.
Burning oil is a one-time, irreversible act that leaves nothing of value behind and produces greenhouse gases and pollutants that harm us, Cobb writes.
After three weeks of losses, cheap crude attracted buyers, raising oil prices for the second straight day. The elections, hurricane Sandy, and China's 18th Party Congress also helped push oil prices up.
The coal-based electricity industry provides more than 550,000 jobs to America, according to the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity.
Hurricane Sandy, dropping pump prices in California and lower crude prices have combined to continue to push gas prices down, according to Consumer Energy Report.
Gas prices have varied from $1.70 to $3.40 a gallon over the past 100 years of presidents, according to a new infographic. Can you guess who was in office when average gas prices were at their highest? Their lowest?
Stuebi articulates nine basic principles to guide elected officials and bureaucrats on how energy policies and regulations should be set.
Like many green technologies, wind power's main drawback is a matter of size: Small turbines are inefficient and expensive, and utility scale turbines require too much land and capital for some communities. The Portable Power Center, a mobile, mid-sized wind turbine, could be just right.
When it comes to the presidential election, energy plays a major role in states like North Dakota and West Virginia. Ohio and Pennsylvania are also swayed by energy issues.
Ask someone about the basic necessities of life, and few would mention gas, Rapier writes. But once you are forced to do without it, it becomes pretty clear that modern life for most Americans is utterly dependent upon gas.
Back then, America's economy was over-reliant on oil. Now, its dependent on an electric grid that needs to be modernized.
Environmental Protection Agency regulations would reduce US employment by 1.5 million jobs over the next four years, according to a new study by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity.
Coal and oil companies are pouring millions of dollars to style themselves as clean and 'green.' But just because they say it doesn't make it true.
One hard truth: The era of cheap oil is over. Even the recent glut of US oil and gas was driven by high prices, which gave industry the incentive to use expensive, risky drilling technology.
An explosion caused by a fuel truck crashing into a bridge in Saudi Arabia poses the question: What measures are in place to prevent fuel truck accidents in the US?
Solar, wind and other renewable energy sources could help homeowners avoid future blackouts from superstorms like Sandy. But the key to preventing blackouts is how the grid is connected.
If superstorms like Sandy are increasingly destructive, they will make several green energy initiatives look practical in ways that have nothing to do with climate change.
Reduced demand for gas in the wake of Hurricane Sandy promises to help keep gas prices moving steadily downwards, according to Consumer Energy Report.
Many gasoline stations in areas hardest hit by hurricane Sandy remain closed, forcing motorists into long lines for precious fuel. Will pipeline, terminals, and other distribution facilities reopen before gas prices spike?