energy

How to Make Sustainable Energy Mainstream

Why is there such a huge obstacle between sustainable energy and progress on a nationwide scale? Let’s take a closer look at a…

Beyond Rooftop Solar: How a 170-Year-Old Gas Company Stays Modern with Renewables

WGL, formerly Washington Gas and Light, has 170-year-old roots in natural gas, but it is rapidly transitioning into renewables.

Hurricane Harvey Halts Domestic Oil and Gas Production

Hurricane Harvey compromised a massive hub for energy production, highlighting the challenges facing our current energy infrastructure.

New Grid Study Finds Advantages of Coal — If Taxpayers Foot The Bill

A controversial new grid study notes the falling cost of electricity, which presents a formidable barrier to the future survival of coal power…

Toyota’s Hydrogen Dream Could Help 7-Eleven Grow — Sustainably

Toyota and 7-Eleven have joined forces to measure how hydrogen can reduce the carbon emissions of convenience stores and delivery trucks in Japan.

Seismologists Say Oklahoma’s Man-Made Earthquakes Can’t Be Un-Made Any Time Soon

Oklahoma's oil and gas industry has created a legacy of earthquake risks that could inhibit economic development, but wind power is riding to…

98-Year Old Hawaiian Company Plunges Into The Hydrogen Future

A good sign that the hydrogen economy is not a dream: Hawaii-based Servco follows through on plans for a fueling station to support…

Nuclear Energy Appetite Tempers in South Carolina

South Carolina utilities have halted construction on two new nuclear power plants, but a forthcoming grid study could breathe new life into the…

Toyota Pursues Futuristic “Hydrogen Society” Model for Decarbonization

Toyota is pushing forward with a new five year research project aimed at building a futuristic, carbon-neutral "hydrogen society" network.

San Diego Study Finds Cheaper, Greener Energy from Utility Leapfrog

A recent study found a surprise: San Diego can meet its climate change goals and lower electricity rates by circumventing the local utility.…

Op/Ed: NRG Sustainability Commitments Stronger Than Ever

Bruno Sarda, the Head of Sustainability at NRG explains why the energy company's commitment to a sustainable energy future hasn't wavered, even though…

Tiny Signs of Consensus on Climate Change Emerge in U.S. Congress

The U.S. Department of Defense is emerging as a safe space in which Republican members of Congress can affirm support for action on…

Trump Stakes $46.2 Million on New Solar Power Technology

The Trump administration's Department of Energy appears to be solidly in favor of solar power, with new grants aimed at slashing costs and…

$8 Million for Algae Biofuel from U.S. Department of Energy

Despite Trump's tough talk favoring fossil fuels, his Department of Energy is pushing algae biofuel and other renewables for the bioeconomy of the…

What You Need to Know About Community Choice and Solar Power

A new study indicates that local solar power development can be a powerful argument in favor of community choice programs for electricity supply.…