The National Transportation Research Center develops technology that informs tailpipe emissions standards
Its health system lacks the capacity to respond to attacks that use high-powered modern weapons
Ice jams and bird and bat deaths will determine the answer
Eight graphs tell the story; see for yourself
Attorneys argue that delays have let the EPA circumvent its duty to regulate greenhouse gases
Cheap natural gas and subsidized renewables make coal plants an expensive prospect
Artificial leaves convert sunlight into fuel at a rate that could efficiently power remote locations.
Battery systems intended as backups may help companies like Microsoft increasingly employ renewable energy
The island has long-term plans to make its main public electrical grid smarter as residents turn to solar power and microgrids for faster relief
The approach to buying renewable energy to offset electricity use was pioneered by major corporations
Security expert offers a scientific perspective on realistic options for the U.S.
Plugged In will unplug on Friday. It’s been a great seven years and we look forward to continuing the conversations that we started here
Reducing water consumption from power plants is a worthy conservation strategy, but the cost may outweigh the benefits compared with alternatives like desalinating saltwater
How much does electricity cost in your state? Where does it come from? Here's a chart
Photosynthesis actually is an inefficient process, but a biological chemist is trying to crank it up.
Renewables are booming worldwide. But, 70 percent of energy demand growth was met by fossil fuels in 2017, leading to a rise in greenhouse gas emissions
Electricity generation from both natural gas and coal fell in 2017. At the same time, renewables—especially hydropower, wind and solar—continued to rise
Reading between the (transmission) lines on Beijing’s global infrastructure projects
Freelance science journalist Kevin Begos reports from the U.S. Power and Renewable Summit in Austin, Texas, on the use of blockchain technology to make more efficient energy markets and distribution. ...
A new recycling process could provide a way to restore lithium ion battery cathodes to “mint condition.” What’s better, this new process only uses half the energy of conventional recycling methods...