Conservation groups in the United States want the new President and Congress to establish a procedure for periodically reassessing the impacts and benefits of federally owned dams.
Consumers will save a significant amount of energy if they do their holiday shopping on-line, according to an analysis from the non-profit Center for Energy & Climate Solutions.
A U.S. energy company has created a special group to develop its fuel cell applications. The group will also work with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to focus on applications of solar cells and photovoltaics.
Why do we burn oil and split the atom at great risk to the planet when enough clean solar energy to power the world for 27 years falls from the sky every day? Three reasons really: 1. A daytime-only motor car with a roof the size of a swimming pool has limited market potential. 2. Static solar power costs many times more to generate than traditional grid sources. 3. The populations of areas with no access to electricity grids - solar power's most obvious market - are poor.
The current energy crisis in the western United States demonstrates the need for federal legislation that would encourage new generation facilities, says Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson.
Companies in the United States and Italy are working together to develop a bicycle that is powered by a fuel cell.
Eight facilities of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington will benefit from a new heating and cooling plant that will rely on cogeneration.
An investment firm in New York says distributed energy services could be the new wave in the financial community in the coming years.
A U.S. solar company has teamed up with the world's largest producer of silicon metal, in an effort to reduce the cost of material needed by the solar energy industry.
Government has failed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and religious groups must take a leadership role in adopting renewable energy, according to a church group in California.