We rely heavily on electricity and gas as forms of energy to power our
world. As our consumption of energy in these forms intersects with
rising costs and a dwindling supply, businesses and governments are faced
with the task of finding ways to cut expenditure, as well as harness
alternative means of energy production. The need for "green energy"
which can be extracted, generated, or consumed without negatively
impacting the environment is an important current issue. Promising
sustainable energy solutions include wind power, hydroelectricity, solar
energy, and geothermal energy.
Browse the headlines below to find relevant, up-to-date energy news from
around the globe.
Highly energetic, "hot" electrons have the potential to help solar panels more efficiently harvest light energy. But up until now, scientists haven't been able to measure the energies of those electrons, limiting their use. ...
Science Daily. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:20:39 EDT.
Energy Research Cooperative has recently completed a Data and Systems Strategic Plan for Clean Power Alliance (CPA). The strategic plan supports CPA's ongoing work to provide clean and ...
PRWeb. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT.
Renewable energy continues to get cheaper, and it is increasingly the cheapest form of new power capacity around the world, less expensive than any form of fossil fuel electricity.
By Mike Scott, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 03 Jun 2020 10:00:00 -0400.
While we all pray for an end to the racism that sparked so many of the protests and to the violence and looting, one possible result may be more sane energy policies in the Northeast. ...
By Daniel Markind, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 03 Jun 2020 09:18:45 -0400.
British Gas says it is prioritising pay-as-you-go customers and engineers will follow safety procedures. Engineers will wear full PPE. The firm says households can defer installations.
Daily Mail. Wed, 03 Jun 2020 08:18:36 GMT.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he will visit Iran shortly to sign cooperation agreements in energy and other sectors after Iran sent five fuel tankers to the South American country.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 02 Jun 2020 06:44:35 +0000.
Judge Brian Morris said the Interior Department did not do enough to encourage development outside of areas with greater sage grouse, a ground-dwelling bird whose numbers have dropped dramatically.
Voice of America. Tue, 26 May 2020 17:47:50 -0400.
Coal has been the backbone of West Virginia for generations until rising costs and cheaper fuel alternatives wiped out jobs by tens of thousands. Now, there's a new opportunity in the state and it's green. ...
CBS News. Fri, 22 May 2020 17:04:58 -0400.