The U.S. government is playing a necessary role in developing brand-new energy technologies, but it may not be sufficient.
Emissions of the potent greenhouse gas are far higher than previously thought, according to new studies.
A new analysis of battery costs predicts that EVs will start making significant gains in market share in the next few years.
Huge rotors capture more energy but present unprecedented challenges for logistics, transportation, and construction.
The U.S. Energy Industry Is Charging Toward Big Carbon Reductions No Matter What the Supreme Court Does
Although the Clean Power Plan is caught up in legal limbo, states and utilities are moving ahead with the transition to clean energy.
New estimates suggest that worldwide emissions dropped slightly from 2014 to 2015.
A $750 million solar facility in Buffalo will produce a gigawatt of high-efficiency solar panels per year and make the technology far more attractive to homeowners.
Availability: next year
CRISPR offers an easy, exact way to alter genes to create traits such as disease resistance and drought tolerance.
Availability: 5-10 years
Harnessing microbes to increase crop production could lessen the need for pesticides and fertilizer.
The president’s plan for reducing carbon emissions has a easier path to implementation, but the future of the U.S. power industry is likely to remain in limbo for some time.