EPA's Green Power Partnership, which recognizes companies using renewable energy, makes Walmart look good while ignoring more significant efforts by much smaller entities.
Renewables are intermittent, so they'd have to be backed up by about 80 gigawatts worth of batteries.
A new breakthrough from California-based Envia Systems will yield lithium-ion batteries that are less than half the cost of current cells, while also having three times the energy density.
The world's third-largest toy manufacturer is going to be putting "made with wind power" labels on all those boxes of LEGOs, and not just because they bought their power from utilities with wind turbines.
Who says Pinterest is just for fashion and cupcakes?
For kids in developing countries, it’s crucial to have a reliable light source — otherwise you can’t see to read or do your homework. But many homes and villages don’t have electric light, and the cheapest alternative — kerosene — …
All the world's countries love to talk piously about the need to address climate change. What happens if someone goes beyond talk to action? If the E.U.'s aviation program is any indication, it ain't pretty.
In the battle between food and fuel, cellulosic ethanol might not be a great idea or even a viable solution to our energy woes, but enzyme company Novozymes says it's coming, regardless.
Unless the world economy crashes or intercessory prayer starts working, no one on the planet has the power to significantly lower the price of gasoline at the pump.