Large discoveries of natural gas off the coast of Israel and Lebanon, where the international border is yet to be delineated, have spurred both countries to accelerate exploration efforts.
Group buying with One Block Off the Grid can drive down solar panels' upfront costs.
As we saw in the 1970s, new energy technologies blossom when oil gets expensive. We can raise the price of fossil fuels again without hurting consumers – if we implement a fee and rebate system.
The chief economist for the International Energy Agency says the international community must mobilize to target the 1.4 billion people worldwide without electricity, and to meet the UN Millennium Development Goals.
This year, more automakers will roll out electric cars to American roadways.
California's building commission adopted the first statewide green building code this week. Environmental groups welcomed the new standards, which mandate water use reductions and waste recycling in new buildings, but were critical of its rating system.
Methane gas produced in California landfills fuels garbage and recycling trucks, reducing the state's carbon emissions.
Buried super-cooled electrical cables may replace towering transmission lines and carry solar and wind energy efficiently over long distances.
In an interview, Denise Bode, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association, says the industry needs a renewable energy mandate from the climate conference in Copenhagen and from Congress.
The 'hidden' costs of burning fossil fuels and biofuels aren't factored into their market prices, but someone has to pay them.
Discount deals and tax incentives help homeowners go solar,
It may look like an out-of-place throwback, but the Off-Grid, Zero Emissions Building has a futuristic purpose.
EPA sets new guidelines for efficiency that will rise through 2012.
Developing nations' urgent need for more energy has become a central issue this year as developed countries push for a global reduction in carbon emissions.
Solar power has suddenly become more affordable.
Is it better to go with your utility's renewable power option or install your own solar or wind power?
Energy source or more trouble for the environment?
Four technologies aim to use heat from the sun to make electricity. But which one has the edge?
Recycling program turns an environmental hazard into electricity.
The mayor goes on a crusade to make it a hub of renewable energy.
New method to time traffic lights could help Americans burn less gasoline.
ZENN Motors says its electric car will cruise for 250 miles on a single five-minute charge. Skeptics cry shenanigans.
Small innovators rule so far in the entries for the Progressive Automotive X Prize for the most fuel-efficient car.