Despite Congressional and White House support for these latest proposed loan guarantees, the grassroots fight over both old and new nukes continues to grow fiercer by the day.
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Since we'll never eliminate the commodity exchanges that trade oil futures, we must at least control speculation and trades.
DOE is boldly recognizing a phenomenon to which many in science pay lip-service, but to which government and private foundations over the years have not adequately applied funds.
Today's most interesting Climate Change conversation may not be taking place in policy discussions in Copenhagen, but at the Power-Gen International conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Transformative science is high-risk high-reward inquiry. It's crucial that government take the lead in this regard, especially with the U.S. economy struggling.
JEMEZ PUEBLO, N.M. — A poverty-stricken Indian tribe that holds the sun and nature's other gifts sacred sees a brighter future for itself in sol...
GOLDEN, Colo. — Homes and office buildings consume three-quarters of U.S. electricity, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory wants to low...
Using his executive authority, President Barack Obama can instruct power plants to slash emissions and order new efficiency standards to cut the energy used by consumer and commercial appliances.
It is long past time that our government take seriously and study intensely how oil prices are determined in a world of OPEC, speculation, timid oversight and failing transparency.
We challenged filmmakers across the country to create what they think is the best 30-second ad that compels young people to save energy. The winning video, Generation does just that.
I begun to be involved with growing algae in raceways a third of a century ago, and from then until now, have observed that federal funding was spotty and mostly non-existent.
It is clear that the price of oil as currently constituted no longer has anything to do with the market dynamics of supply and demand.
University teams from around the world are busy constructing sustainable houses at this year's U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon competition...
The Department of Energy came to Denver this week, promoting its Builders Challenge initiative, which seeks to promote affordable, zero energy homes f...
You may have heard about the "Gore-backed" car company that got more than $500 million to make a sports car. What you may have missed: the government is backing green technology and a plan to make it popular.
A tiny car company backed by former Vice President Al Gore has just gotten a $529 million U.S. government loan to help build a hybrid sports car in Fi...
Consumer education is critical. Whether we as Americans will adopt smart grid and pay small surcharges, knowing the impact we have on carbon footprint, seems the biggest challenge.
Beck and his tea-bagging minions apparently don't want anything to do with creating jobs for those who need them.
Weaning America off the teat of foreign oil is something that every citizen can agree is a good thing. It will start to put funding into renewable energy infrastructure that we so desperately need.
Clean coal is a lie. The catch-all term is used by politicians and coal advocates alike to lull the American public into complacency.
In the US Department of Energy's 2009 Solar Decathlon, members of Team California are working around the clock to finish their entry, Refract House.
For the 77% of Manhattan households who do not have a car, the picture is clear: By limiting the clunkers program to automobiles, urban consumers have been left out of the recovery picture.
If the future of our nation is not continually renewed by young Americans well supported in their advanced scientific research, we likely will have a very dim future indeed.
You've surely heard various competing claims about how much the American Clean Energy & Security Act will increase energy prices. [...] New analysis ...
The concept of a biomass power plant in Vail first reported by The Colorado Independent back in February has turned into a formal request for U.S. Dep...
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