energy

Making the Switch: Smart Technology and Grid Reform for the 21st Century

The Department of Energy estimates that $100 billion in public- and private-sector investment could fully modernize the American energy grid and save consumers…

ExxonMobil Talks Climate Change But Ramps Up Petrochemical Biz

ExxonMobil insists it supports the Paris climate agreement, but that doesn't mean the company plans to do any less drilling.

U.S. Atlantic Coast Safe From ‘Safe’ Seismic Testing, For Now

Atlantic Coast states won a reprieve from seismic air gun testing, which local stakeholders say would be a first step toward offshore oil…

The Climate Trust’s Top 10 Carbon Market Trends for 2017

The Climate Trust offers its Top 10 annual predictions about the carbon market events, policies and ideas that will matter in 2017.

U.S. Military Keeps Hydrogen Spark Alive with Muscular SUVs and Drones

The U.S. Department of Defense gives vital support for the domestic hydrogen and fuel cell industry as it breaks into the mainstream energy…

Building Tomorrow’s Eco-Home

How will tomorrow's perfect eco-home look? With today's record-low solar costs, it's a pretty fair bet it will employ PV panels. But renewable…

Rocky Mountain Institute Still Bullish on Renewable Future

Amory Lovins, founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute, sees a lot of cause for optimism in 2017 when it comes to renewable energy.

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Economy Slowing, Not Stopping In Connecticut

Connecticut's hydrogen and fuel cell industry hit two big roadblocks in recent months, but prospects look good for long-term growth.

Wind and Solar Costs Are Plummeting: Now What Do We Do?

New research shows renewables are now the cheapest available sources of electricity in many areas. This flips the question of clean-versus-cost on its…

Meet the New EPA Fracking Report, Same as the Old EPA Fracking Report

The final EPA fracking report is met with outrage by oil and gas stakeholders, just 18 months after they praised a draft version…

America’s Top 5 Renewable Energy Companies

America's top five corporate renewable energy purchasers prove the U.S. can widely adopt renewable energy. And it shows business can continue to lead…

U.S. Companies Tackle Hydrogen Economy Bottleneck

The U.S. Energy Department is devoting millions to accelerating the hydrogen economy, with new private-sector R&D programs based on hydrogen recovery from ammonia.

Crude Oil Leak Fouls Key Waterway Near Dakota Pipeline Route

A recently discovered oil leak along an important waterway may give further weight to the Standing Rock Sioux's efforts to keep crude oil…

Here’s An Efficient Way for Donald Trump To Create Jobs

If they care about creating jobs, driving economic growth and saving consumers’ money, here’s one industry our elected officials in Washington and beyond…

The Quiet Progress of Green Property Funds

At the nexus between property developers and today’s socially-conscious investors stands an increasingly persuasive investment choice. Called a green property fund or impact…