| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:21 AM
As a series of policy meetings kicks off Monday in Chicago to begin hashing out a plan to cut carbon emissions in Illinois, Chicago-based Exelon is busy pulling political strings to ensure it is rewarded financially for its nuclear power plants, which...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:31 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Puerto Rico managed to keep its electricity flowing this week – but creditors made it clear that the crisis enveloping the island's power utility is far from over.
Banks, led by Citibank and Canada's Scotiabank, on Thursday...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles could soon gain ground on electric cars in the race to develop zero-emission cars, according to a new report.
The auto industry is seeing a convergence of factors that make fuel cell cars more viable, according to the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:12 PM
It’s hard to beat the classic combo of marshmallows + chocolate + graham crackers, but if you’re looking for a new way to enjoy this tasty treat, try these fresh takes.
Make “campfire cones,” a.k.a. s’mores in sugar cones...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Kevin Smith and his partners started a solar energy firm in Santa Monica in 2008, they expected to sell their technology to advanced economies in Europe and the United States.
But much of the action has been in a part of the world Smith initially...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:01 AM
TALLAHASSEE — State regulators have approved a program that will allow Florida Power & Light customers to voluntarily chip in $9 a month to help pay for solar-energy projects, despite opposition from two groups that work to expand the use of solar...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:05 AM
While debate rages on about the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan aimed at reducing greenhouse gas pollution from existing U.S. power plants, it's important to take a look at what is already working around the country from the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Florida Power & Light Co. will seek approval Tuesday for a pilot program to build small solar arrays in select cities such as Fort Lauderdale, with funding from customers who choose to donate.
Solar advocacy groups reject the plan. They say donors...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The village of Oakwood Hills hides on the edges of suburbia, away from major roads and huddled around tiny Silver Lake, an enclave of about 2,000 people.
There are no sidewalks, stores, churches or factories — just houses, some of them vacation...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:32 AM
TOKYO (Reuters) - Robot porters and wearable translation devices are just some of the innovations Panasonic Corp would like to launch for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, an event it hopes will earn it at least $1.5 billion (890 million pounds).
As one of the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:35 PM
WASHINGTON Residents of Afghanistan's second largest city could go without power when U.S. subsidies for diesel fuel phase out next year, according to a report released Tuesday by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.
The U.S. has...