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.
California gas prices are soaring because of refinery outages and pipeline problems. Gas prices at some Los Angeles stations now top $5 a gallon.
Protests rocked Iran Wednesday as the value of the country's currency continued its free fall. Uncertainty in the region has meant an up and down week for oil prices.
New polls show that Americans overwhelmingly support political efforts to reduce the effects of greenhouse gases, with most agreeing that climate change is an important issue that needs immediate attention, according to Consumer Energy Report.
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.
The confirmation of a large geothermal hotspot in Utah could mean the exploitation of an inexpensive source of energy, according to Consumer Energy Report.
Romney pans Obama's subsidies for 'green' energy, citing Solyndra and other high-profile failures. Obama has far more green energy winners than losers so far, but his strategy is risky.
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.
Citing national security risks, President Obama has blocked a Chinese company from acquiring wind farms in northern Oregon, according to Consumer Energy Report. The wind farms are situated near a US military base where unmanned drones are tested.
Natural gas futures slipped 3.8 percent Wednesday, ending a six-day rally. Analysts attribute the drop in natural gas futures to weather forecasts predicting relatively warm temperatures for the coming winter.
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?
Fisker wants to share technology and sell shares, the latest sign that the economics of plug-in cars are making it difficult for automakers to turn a profit.
The Nest Learning Thermostat learns your heating and cooling habits, creating energy-efficient, customizable temperature settings for homes. Oh, and you can control the Nest Learning Thermostat with your iPhone.
South Africa has lifted a ban on the hydraulic fracturing, a controversial method for tapping natural gas reserves commonly known as "fracking," according to OilPrice.com. South Africa ranks among the top ten global owners of shale gas resources and some say fracking will help the country exploit these resources.
OPEC figures show a general decline in Iran's crude oil production after Iran was hit with economic sanctions this summer, according to OilPrice.com. But has the effect of the sanctions on Iran's oil production reached a limit?
Nikkola Tesla, not Thomas Edison, is considered the true 'father of electricity' by many. Now, thanks to the fundraising efforts of a Seattle-based cartoonist, the inventor's abandoned New York laboratory may find second life as a museum dedicated to Nikola Tesla.
Energy is a sector potentially well-suited to be mined with big data—the accumulation, integration, synthesis and interpretation of enormous amounts of data from disparate sources—Stuebi writes.