A modest funding of $500,000 is being made available by the U.S. Department of Energy to test a wave power project for a year.
A ground-mounted concentrated photovoltaic system at a California feedlot provides power while shading cattle from the blistering sun.
A South Dakota geothermal firm will use sequestered carbon dioxide instead of geothermal fluids to produce geothermal power.
Just as the planet Melancholia moves inexorably closer to Earth, writes EarthTechling’s Susan Kraemer, a similar unprecedented calamity moves inexorably closer to us, through time.
Students took home $200,000 in prizes for green ideas at an awards ceremony held at California Institute of Technology for a Department of Energy competition.
Wind finally battles coal directly on its ancient territory in Wales, home of coal mining since the fifteenth century.
An empty field on farmland near the Washington-Idaho border is being dug up to erect the first wind farm in the heart of the Palouse region.
Sure there are obstacles, but when EarthTechling columnist Susan Kraemer steps back to look at the big picture on clean energy, she sees big change on the way.
A just-completed Danish study of the effects of offshore wind farms on fish populations finds fish thriving, with increased diversity in rock-loving species.
A study just published at Nature Climate Change suggests that fossil fuel subsidies in some developing nations stand most in the way of clean energy.
For those who fear a clean-energy future, EarthTechling columnist Susan Kraemer reports on the reality of living in a country powered 80 percent by renewables.