Renewable Energy


  • US defends 'green loans,' despite failed start-ups Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 12:29 PM ET

    The Energy Department is sticking by its green loan program, even as critics question the government's moves into venture capitalism.

  • Clean energy: Don't believe the shakeout hype Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Plenty of stories this year suggest that the clean energy industry is down for the count. But the truth of investing in start-up companies is they often don't pan out.

  • How much does a shale gas well cost? ‘It depends’ Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 8:08 AM ET
    An oil drilling rig is seen drilled into the Bakken Formation, one of the largest contiguous deposits of oil and natural gas in the United States.

    The cost of a shale well varies depending on a number of factors, including type of natural gas, local fiscal conditions and lease costs, among other factors.

  • Surprise! Greenhouse gas may be energy reservoir Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 12:53 PM ET

    Carbon dioxide is a vast source of untapped energy, according to new research that describes how to harvest it.

  • What Algeria Can Teach the US About Energy Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 2:22 PM ET
    Former Governor of California and founding chair of the R20 initiative - Regions of Climate Action, Arnold Schwarzenegger attends a press conference with Algerian Minister of Planning and Environment, Amara Benyounes (not in picture) in Algiers on June 25, 2013.

    Can the U.S. learn about energy and water efficiency from the Middle East? Many regions of the Middle East have realized the potential of energy efficiency,

  • Freedom from Gas? We're Almost There Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 4:54 PM ET
    GM Vice Chairman Steve Girsky announces an agreement with Honda to co-develop next-generation fuel-cell system and hydrogen storage technologies.

    General Motors and Honda announced an ambitious joint venture they hope will allow them to transform the fuel cell from a scientific curiosity to a mass-market reality.

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