The EPA will unveil new regulations to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030. The EPA power plant rules are the most aggressive of President Obama's Climate Action Plan and have already provoked heated debate over a complex issue.
Small-scale nuclear plants can be strung together and might save utilities on capital costs. But critics question the efficiency and operating costs of small-scale nuclear plants.
Shale oil and gas companies' debt has almost doubled in the last four years. What are the consequences if the US shale industry experiences a shakeout?
Kurdistan exported its first shipment of oil to the international market. What does this mean for Kurdistan's relationship with Baghdad?
The solar industry has a bigger stake in the utility industry now more than ever. But what does this mean for the electric utility sector?
Global gas prices are more connected now more than ever. What does this mean for each country's own gas prices?
An ongoing dispute over gas prices between Russia and Ukraine threatens to undermine the success of Sunday's presidential elections. As it enters a new era, Ukraine must mend ties with Russia to ensure continued gas supplies, while also looking for long-term ways to diversify its energy supply.
Oil companies ExxonMobil and BP defy the United States by collaborating with Russia in the energy sector. ExxonMobil and BP have separately signed agreements with Rosneft, Russia's state-owned oil company.
Owning a personal power plant could be the next big home appliance. Here is how the idea might not be that far-fetched.
On May 11, there was enough sunshine and wind in Germany to meet 75 percent of the country's demand for energy. It was also enough to cause Germany's price of electricity to cost practically nothing for an hour.
Russia can't go it alone in drilling for oil and gas off the coast of Crimea, Cunningham writes, and it will have a hard time attracting Western partners that don't recognize Crimea as a legal part of Russia.
Russia and China signed a major natural gas deal in 11th-hour negotiations Wednesday. The Russia-China natural gas deal helps to realign the focus of global energy geopolitics for decades to come.
ExxonMobil's joint venture-led Papua New Guinea Liquefied Natural Gas plant has started production ahead of schedule, offering new supplies of LNG to Japanese, Taiwanese, and Chinese buyers. The plant is expected to produce more than 9 trillion cubic feet of gas over 30 years of operation.
Russia and China have yet to close a much-anticipated natural gas supply deal as Russian President Vladimir Putin makes a state visit to Shanghai this week. A deal between Russia and China on gas is still likely to happen, but China will continue to drive a hard bargain.
The US in in the middle of a natural gas boom, and yet cars that run on the fossil fuel have yet to really catch on. The problem with natural gas vehicles is really a chicken-and-egg problem, Cunningham writes.