A Massachusetts-based startup hopes their method of using tiny nanowires will dramatically increase the energy produced by solar cells, according to OilPrice.com.
In the debate, GOP candidate Romney points to unusual federal prosecution of oil companies in North Dakota for 28 bird deaths. Was the Obama administration taking on the oil industry?
People who are counting on natural gas to solve the world’s energy problems are 'counting their chickens before they are hatched,' Tverberg writes. Natural gas requires a lot of infrastructure and up-front costs to obtain satisfactory results.
In Tuesday's presidential debate, energy and energy policy came up repeatedly. At several points, Mitt Romney was right on energy facts but wrong on the context.
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.
High-tech battery-maker A123 Systems, which under Obama got $250 million in federal energy grants, filed for bankruptcy Tuesday. Mitt Romney may look to capitalize in future presidential debates, but he'll need to tread carefully.
The consumer price index jumped only 0.6 percent last month, despite a 7 percent increase in gas prices. High gas prices have taken its toll on consumers this year.
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."
The oil and gas industry's deceptive campaign to make the public and policymakers believe that the United States is on the verge of energy independence is just a smokescreen for selling the country's oil and natural gas to the highest bidder, Cobb writes.
Most analysts seem to think we’re still months away from a uranium price spike that would bring it back to levels it enjoyed before the nuclear meltdown at Fukushima a year and a half ago, according to OilPrice.com.
Germany has long been anti-nuclear energy, and plans to transition away from nuclear power and towards renewable energy sources enjoy broad support. But the shift comes at a cost: soaring utility bills for citizens.
Oil prices could fall over the next five years as supply grows and demand languishes, a new report forecasts. Expanding production from North America and shift in demand to Asia behind new dynamic for oil prices.
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.
Renewable energy road map establishes 17 solar energy zones in six western states. New tack is supposed to spur renewable energy development on federal lands, but some developers remain skeptical.
Demand for Suezmax tankers has been rising since the EU slapped sanctions on Iran in July, according to OilPrice.com.