Bill Gates: Wind, solar tax credits should fund other things
Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates said this week that government subsidies for wind and solar should be funneled to other technologies where "we need to get the market going."
'Generator' harvests night sky for CO2-free electricity
A team of scientists has developed a new device that generates power by gleaning energy from the night sky — without electricity.
Fracking ban would plunge U.S. oil production 20% — report
Plans being pushed by Democratic candidates to ban hydraulic fracturing nationally would cause U.S. oil production to drop more than 20%, according to a report from a market analysis firm.
U.S. wind to 'peak' in 2020 as tax credits expire — report
The U.S. wind market is expected to "peak" next year as the federal production tax credit phases down, according to a new report from Wood Mackenzie.
U.S. gas supply 20% higher than previously thought — report
A group of energy industry experts announced today that the amount of producible natural gas in the United States has spiked sharply — up roughly 20% — since its last assessment two years ago.