A new era of ethanol fuel production will begin in the next few months as Iowa refineries begin full operation using materials other than corn kernels.
Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.
A few miles outside Durban, South Africa is the Bisasar Road landfill, Africa’s largest refuse site and a big source of renewable energy.
The EPA, as well-intentioned as it may be, is often met with staunch opposition from the industrial sector and the political right. Backing the EPA, more frequently than not, are environmentalist and the left. But who’s right, and is there a clear winner?
By diligently estimating projected energy use for the project, substantial cost reduction can be achieved while maintaining the quantity and quality of the product produced.
In manufacturing, where aging equipment is a given and energy rates are a cost center of sometimes epic proportions, it’s no wonder management is looking for more efficient ways to put product out the door.
Despite advantages that are seemingly compelling, the technology has struggled to move beyond its prototypes after several decades of research and development by industry and backing from governments.
Halliburton said Friday it is entering its first joint venture in China that will use hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to unleash energy.
The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built aren't meant for rooftops. They are meant for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways.
These current sensing switches feature a single turn potentiometer, allowing the trip point to be set before the sensor is installed or before the monitored circuit is energized.
The big tractor-truck that stars as Optimus Prime in "Transformers: Age of Extinction" has hit the gym to become a little greener.
A farmer-owned ethanol plant in northwest Iowa is the first commercial facility in the state to make the fuel additive from something other than corn starch.
IKEA has expanded its solar power system on top of its Perryville, Maryland, distribution center.
Are electric cars ready to replace internal combustion models? Which problems remain to be solved, who’s working on them… and are they hiring?
With a total weight of two million pounds, and blades as long as 400 feet, a single 15 mega-watt wind turbine would be able to power nearly 3,900 homes. Unfortunately, they don’t exist … yet.
Elio Motors has created a prototype two-person vehicle built for efficient transportation. With a price tag of $6,800, it already has more than 15,000 pre-orders.
U.S. crude production in April 2014 was 8.4 million barrels per day, with two states, Texas and North Dakota, accounting for nearly half of this total.
Few of the U.S. Department of Energy workers who are helping build a plant to treat the most dangerous radioactive wastes at a nuclear site in Washington state feel they can openly challenge management decisions, according to a report obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press.
South Korean auto-maker Hyundai says it has launched a new era of clean, hydrogen-fueled motoring in the U.S.
Researchers are trying a range of tactics to make nuclear fuel survive longer in extreme accidents. Their overriding goal is giving plant workers more time before an accident becomes a full-on crisis.
Ford is lowering the fuel economy estimates for six models, including hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the Fusion sedan, after internal tests found errors in the way they were calculated.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors is handing over the keys to its technology in an unusual effort to encourage other automakers to expand beyond gasoline-burning vehicles.
In 2013, the French Canadian machining, fabrication and assembly company, Marmen Energy, made the move to the United States. Find out what goes into making wind towers for General Electric.
New Mexico's largest electric utility says it will meet a state standard for renewable energy by building four more solar arrays in 2015.
Environmentalists had hoped the proposal would shutter hundreds of coal-fired power plants. Republican critics painted it as a war on coal, with a major economic impact on local economies. Neither side got exactly what they wanted.