SmartPlanet stories related to the production and sale of energy from sources such as oil, gas, coal, nuclear and renewable sources.
The bloom is sliding off the rose of renewables. Electric and hybrid vehicles losing favor too. What about nuclear?
24 | May 16, 2013 4:51am |
The big glass panels that are built into skyscrapers could soon produce solar power.
2 | May 12, 2013 7:44pm |
The solar company's plans to roll out an energy storage product marks a shift within the industry to offer more services.
2 | May 16, 2013 9:36am |
Energy analyst Chris Nelder reports from a foreign country deep in the throes of shale gas fever.
34 | May 15, 2013 3:00am |
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe securing country's energy and economic future.
7 | May 13, 2013 6:25am |
A small California company thinks it knows how to finally harness fusion power, the Holy Grail of energy. Its latest investor is the Russian government.
4 | May 6, 2013 6:24am |
Now you can set your home light bulbs to flash or change color when your sports team scores. Tunable to any alert - stock prices, weather forecast, traffic reports, social media - through the Net.
5 | May 14, 2013 3:43am |
Three moves this week demonstrate country's determination to sell nuclear abroad as it builds and plans 150 reactors at home - more than a third of the world's present total.
6 | May 17, 2013 4:42am |
Business plan: Sell the gas abroad at a huge profit, build nukes at home.
5 | May 10, 2013 5:24am |
Don't go out at night?
2 | May 9, 2013 3:54am |
As SmartPlanet has long noted, there are better, safer ways to harness atoms than how the nuclear industry has gone about it for decades. Must be true, because now the paper of record says so.
8 | March 18, 2013 6:14am |
Wind power advocates are concerned that community-driven renewable energy projects could be squashed.
May 1, 2013 2:32am |
BARCELONA -- Part 1 in a two-part series: France and Spain are set to lead the world's biggest, 18-billion-euro physics experiment. What could go wrong?
13 | March 28, 2013 1:44am |
Terrestrial Energy's safe, liquid reactor could be ready in eight years.
10 | April 23, 2013 4:55am |
Nest Labs has partnered with several utilities to take the intelligence embedded in its learning thermostat beyond the home and onto the grid.
1 | April 23, 2013 2:29pm |
The South African native is challenging the legacy rules of U.S. power generation and financing, seeking to make clean energy as cost-effective as electricity generated by fossil fuels.
6 | May 7, 2013 3:00am |
How two mayors of small towns in right-wing America are showing the way to energy and climate progress: through local action.
29 | May 1, 2013 3:00am |
To paraphrase them: "Fire up the fission. These imported fossil fuels are breaking us."
May 15, 2013 5:28am |
A team of scientists has outlined a new LED street lamp design that could help reclaim the luminosity of the heavens.
10 | April 25, 2013 6:55pm |
Company claims to cut electricity use in half for already highly efficient bulbs. Could LEDs finally crack the vast commercial office market?
8 | April 11, 2013 3:39am |