energy

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…

How Wind Power at Whirlpool Saves Jobs in Ohio

Whirlpool's new wind turbines demonstrate how the bottom line will propel decarbonization despite the Trump administration's promotion of fossil fuels.

The Dakota Access Pipeline Fight Isn’t Over

The Obama administration denied a key route for the Dakota Access Pipeline. But that doesn't mean the fight is over for those seeking…

EPA Under the Trump Administration: Down, Not Out

President-elect Donald Trump's threat to abolish the EPA was not just another empty campaign promise, but he faces a tough fight ahead.

Powered By 100% Renewables, Google Sets a New Business Standard

This week, Google announced that all of its operations, including offices and data centers, will be powered by 100 percent renewables next year.…

What a Trump Presidency Means for the Oil Industry

Here’s what we know about Donald Trump’s positions and the impact they can have on oil production and prices. It's more complicated than…

Ambitious Student Project Targets Renewable Hydrogen For Fuel Cell EVs

Award-winning students from Washington State University are developing a low-cost, innovative hydrogen fueling station for fuel cell electric vehicles.

Oil Recovery Using Solar Energy

A Fremont, California-based solar company says it has developed sun-powered technology for use in a surprising location: oil fields.

Despite Trump’s Promise, Economics Will Hasten Coal’s Decline

As the natural gas boom continues and renewable prices fall, it's economics -- not regulation -- that nudges utilities away from coal-fired power…

Forklifts Powered By Hydrogen Get a Thumbs Up From Toshiba

These forklifts powered by renewable hydrogen fuel cells could provide an R&D platform that gives fuel cell electric vehicles an edge in the…

Excess Carbon Emissions Are a Failure of Design

William McDonough, the author of "Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things," says it's time to change the way we think…

Latest Hydrogen Breakthrough Trips Up Trump’s Coal Promise

Campaign promises aside, a breakthrough in renewable hydrogen research further demonstrates the futility of trying to bring coal jobs back to the U.S.