Obama seeks $2 billion in private dollars for clean energy
President Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy.
Minister says India 'walking the talk' on climate change
India's government on Tuesday defended its efforts to combat climate change after US President Barack Obama urged the country to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels.
Amazon plans wind farm to power its datacenters
Long criticized by some environmentalists for indifference to clean energy, Amazon.com took a big step toward using renewable energy Tuesday, announcing plans to support the construction and operation of a wind farm in western ...
UAE says falling oil prices will not impact clean energy
The United Arab Emirates on Monday downplayed fears that the fall in oil prices could negatively impact the development of renewable energy projects.
New material, technique efficiently produce hydrogen, syngas fuel feedstock
A team of chemical engineering researchers has developed a technique that uses a new catalyst to convert methane and water into hydrogen and a fuel feedstock called syngas with the assistance of solar power. ...
Renewable energy companies use new clout in statehouses
Earlier this year, Ohio became the first state to freeze a scheduled increase in the amount of electricity that must be generated by wind, solar and other renewable sources. The move gave advocates of repealing states' mandatory ...
Computational clues into the structure of a promising energy conversion catalyst
Hydrogen fuel is a promising source of clean energy that can be produced by splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen gas. The reaction is difficult but achievable with the help of a catalyst, a material that ...
New energy innovation report highlights central role of emerging economies
Innovation in clean energy technologies is a truly global phenomenon, and the most active efforts to develop next-generation technologies are in rapidly industrializing countries, where energy demand is high ...
Toward a low-cost 'artificial leaf' that produces clean hydrogen fuel
For years, scientists have been pursuing "artificial leaf" technology, a green approach to making hydrogen fuel that copies plants' ability to convert sunlight into a form of energy they can use. Now, one ...
Clean energy 'bio batteries' a step closer
Researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) are a step closer to enhancing the generation of clean energy from bacteria.
Study says California solar boom makes the state a national leader, prepares new generation of workers
Strong statewide and federal clean-energy policies have positioned California as the nation's solar energy leader in terms of generating new, well-paying construction and permanent jobs while working to curb ...
Reviving algae from the (almost) dead
Tucked away in darkness and almost dead, algae can emerge from a frigid and foggy environment to live again—and perhaps even become the seeds for a new beginning that can provide biofuel for a clean energy ...
NTU to build region's first renewable energy integration demonstration micro-grid
Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU Singapore) will be building a hybrid micro-grid which will integrate multiple large-scale renewable energy sources.
Harvesting energy from walking
A device that fits into a shoe harvests the energy made by walking and successfully uses it in watch batteries.