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Scientists have discovered how LED lighting can be printed onto paper using nanotechnology, making futuristic novelties such as glowing wallpaper and luminescent curtains possible, Sweden’s...
July 31, 2012, 6:28 PM PDT | By David Worthington
U.S. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has taken a stance against renewing a tax credit that benefits wind turbine manufacturers. The Obama campaign hopes to make hay of Romney’s decision,...
July 31, 2012, 5:39 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Fans of Olympic technology can think of the London 2012 games as the LED championships. But with all that use, are they really saving energy?
July 31, 2012, 5:11 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
A record amount of coal power plant capacity will be retired this year. And the trend is expected to continue through 2016.
July 31, 2012, 4:00 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
A dark and foreboding prison? Forget it! Welcome to The New Rock, where photovoltaics are going after one of society’s most wanted criminals, CO2.
July 31, 2012, 3:18 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
A controversial nuclear technology is raising alarms bells among critics who claim it may be better suited for making nuclear weapons than lowering the cost of nuclear power and could lead to a...
July 30, 2012, 6:43 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Deepwater oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico came to screeching halt two years ago in the wake of the BP oil disaster. Today, rig counts have not only recovered, they’re poised to hit a...
July 30, 2012, 1:13 PM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
Regulatory uncertainty, subsidy cuts, grid connection woes are taking the puff out of the business.
July 30, 2012, 4:56 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
The natural gas boom is often viewed as a great disrupter to coal-fired power plants. But what about displacing oil? One startup has developed a process to turn natural gas into petrochemicals and...
July 30, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
Rumors of coal’s demise might be greatly exaggerated. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is funding new “clean coal” technologies that would retrofit existing power plants to be...
July 29, 2012, 7:26 PM PDT | By David Worthington