Jamais Cascio, who will make an appearance in Minneapolis tonight, describes paths to a sustainable world, the nature of world-changing ideas, and why talking about the apocalypse is boring.
As solar panels and electric cars catch on among consumers, managing the grid becomes an increasingly vexing challenge for utilities.
Keynotes at this year’s ARPA-E conference, highlighted dramatic changes going on across the energy landscape, and the excitement over new and potentially game-changing technologies and the hurdles they face.
To achieve true energy security, the United States badly needs a single federal energy policy and a new White House council to make it happen, the Bipartisan Policy Center recommended this week.
What does it take for an early-stage company with a potentially game-changing technology to snag the investments they need to make it in today’s clean-energy marketplace?
As offshore wind lurches forward, better technical and policy tools are needed, offshore wind experts said recently at the annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston.
For years, many miners who breathed in too much coal dust got sick and died of black lung disease. But coal dust can cause serious health problems above ground as well, according to recent studies.
A wind-energy coalition thinks they’ve found a way to expand renewable energy in Indiana, without government mandates.
Plans for a controversial coal mine in Eastern Illinois farm country ground to an unexpected halt Monday evening when the village of Homer, Illinois, voted not to provide the coal company with water it needs to operate the mine.
An Ohio State researcher’s clean-coal technology that captures more than 99 percent of coal’s carbon dioxide emissions has passed an early but important milestone on the long path to commercial use.