A recent study offers the most detailed information yet available, the authors say, on the effect different biofuel crops have on soil's ability to sequester carbon.
Turning over a new ‘artificial leaf’: Illinois researchers use sun’s energy to convert carbon dioxide to fuel
Some see it as an energy holy grail: an “artificial leaf” that uses the power of the sun to split and rearrange molecules to create clean, renewable fuel.
Similar to Cleveland, Poland’s capital city of Warsaw is making efforts to fight climate change despite the national government’s overall commitment to coal for the nation’s energy future.
Much about a Kansas study of the costs and benefits of solar remains to be determined, such as how long comments will be accepted, and the amount and nature of the interaction among intervening parties.
More than 100 years after alternating current became the standard for electricity transmission, direct current is enjoying a revival of sorts at an Illinois Institute of Technology project.
Advocates say Michigan officials are delaying potential action to close oil pipelines running beneath the Straits of Mackinac by undergoing a pair of studies that could take up to 18 months to complete.
Two Democratic lawmakers concerned about job losses in their southeast Ohio districts have spoken out in support of a FirstEnergy plan that critics say is an unlawful “bailout.”
If you want to know how microgrids will transform energy, just look at what cellphones did to communication, says Dr. Mohammad Shahidehpour, the professor and engineer who oversees a microgrid at a university on Chicago’s South Side.
What does the future of nuclear energy look like in the Midwest? A lot depends on rate cases before public service commissions, proposed state legislation and the effects of the Clean Power Plan.
A group of Michigan entities wants the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to investigate and take “remedial action” against Wisconsin Electric Power Co. for “manipulating” corporate documents in an effort to recoup $1.4 million from ratepayers on upgrades it made to an Upper Peninsula coal plant.
Solar power provides "a more fiscally conservative model of low income energy assistance," according to a Minnesota nonprofit leader.