- The House Environment and the Economy Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., recently held a hearing on nuclear fuel disposal, focusing on the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository site in Nevada.
The Energy Department s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) released the 2016 National Algal Biofuels Technology Review, which highlights major advancements in R&D and identifies new challenges for algal biofuels.
The North American Climate, Energy and Environment Partnership, announced by President Obama, Canada@s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pe@a Nieto last week in Ottawa, intends to achieve 50 percent clean power generation in North America by 2025
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), along with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), labor unions and other environmental groups, have signed a proposal to replace the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, operating in San Luis Obispo County, Cal
SunPower is donating 90 solar panels to the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose, California, and Clean Solar is providing the installation services @ with the help of students from the San Jose Conservation Corps.
Global solar energy company Sungevity Inc. has issued a �clean energy challenge� to the major 2016 presidential candidates � Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Gary Johnson and Bernie Sanders � to be the first cand
Investment and interest in energy efficiency are at an all-time high, according to Johnson Controls� 2016 Efficiency Indicator (EEI) survey of more than 1,200 facility and energy management executives from the U.S., Brazil, China, German a
The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) says it is satisfied with a report finding that biofuels from crops do not harm fuel supplies. The report, Reconciling food security and bioenergy: priorities for action, was funded by the Energy Department, the World Bank and other
When biomass is heat-treated using a process called torrefaction, the result is a charcoal-rich substance called biochar. This �torrefied biomass� can improve the quality of poor soil found in arid regions, says a study conducted by researc