How cheap natural gas and renewable energy are driving down electricity prices in one interactive chart
Despite already low costs, the installed price of solar fell by 5 to 12 percent in 2015
A new hybrid device could significantly reduce the power required to cool commercial buildings
A technique to harvest atmospheric water using flared natural gas could significantly reduce the water footprint of the controversial hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” method of extracting oil and gas...
Amprius has developed a new manufacturing technique that will enable mass production of its ultrahigh-density silicon nanowire lithium ion batteries
The Tennessee Valley Authority plans to build the first U.S. small modular nuclear reactor facility, paving the way for the next generation of nuclear power in the United States.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has developed a tool to project how climate change will affect sea level at hundreds of different locations across North America
In 2014 the U.S. flared about $600 million worth of natural gas. Capturing that gas could produce enough electricity to power 3.5 million households
Texas will add nearly 12,000 megawatts of new wind and solar capacity by the end of 2017, and introduce new electricity market mechanisms to ensure reliability into the future
Mexico is expected to add lots of new natural gas and renewable energy generation as its electricity market transitions to competition
A "Hype Cycle" curve developed at Carnegie Mellon University shows us how far various technologies have to go before they can compete with lithium ion
The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's authority to set uniform rules for "demand response," indicating that we will see greater competition in electricity markets going forward...
Wind provided 40 percent of Texas’s electricity for 17 straight hours one windy day in December
Low oil prices, more renewables, and finally some progress on energy and climate policy
Extremely favorable economics caused a rising tide of solar that strained Hawaii's tiny grid—but Hawaii's economics and grid are outliers, not the rule
Analysis by one of the world's leading financial institutions estimates the cost-emissions tradeoffs of different electricity futures in Germany and California
Late last week, President Obama formally rejected TransCanada's request to build the Keystone XL pipeline, indicating the pipeline had become more important politically than practically...
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide the fate of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Order 745, which establishes uniform rules for customer engagement in U.S. electricity markets. ...
California's grid operator has called for unprecendented "super off-peak" electricity rates during the hours when solar energy is most plentiful.
California Bill Mandating Half of Electricity Come From Renewables by 2030 Headed to Governor's Desk
A bill mandating half of California's electricity come from renewable sources by the year 2030 is headed to Governor Jerry Brown's desk. Can California source half of its electricity from renewable energy without threatening reliability or increasing costs?...