A view of the village of Shishmaref, Alaska, which sits upon the Chukchi sea. Earlier this year the Obama administration approved Shell Oil to begin drilling for oil in Arctic regions, including the Chukchi sea.

Shell pulls out of Arctic. For how long?

Sep 28, 2015
Study finds some fossil fuel has to be left in the ground to avert disaster.
Posted In: Shell, Arctic, energy

Breaking down the price of oil

Sep 3, 2015
Gas prices are not as easy to calculate as you might think.
Posted In: oil prices, energy, sustainability
Oil pumps in operation at an oilfield near central Los Angeles.

Energy companies lose $1.3 trillion amid oil crash

Aug 6, 2015
A number so big, it almost seems like it doesn't mean anything.
Posted In: Final, crude oil, energy, shares

Making electricity demand match the supply

Jun 25, 2015
Denmark gets some 40 percent of its power from wind energy — but it's aiming for even more.
Posted In: electricity, energy, Denmark

Fuel cells offer cities an alternative to the grid

Jun 19, 2015
Bridgeport, Conn., is taking measures to rely more on locally made power.
Posted In: infrastructure, energy, power grid
Tesla CEO Elon Musk showcases a suite of batteries for homes, businesses and utilities at the Tesla Design Studio on Thursday in Hawthorne, California.

Tesla's Powerwall isn't for everyone ... yet

May 1, 2015
Tesla's new home battery may be ahead of its time.
Posted In: tesla, sustainability, battery, energy

Dynamic camouflage will let soldiers hide like a squid

Apr 24, 2015
Taking inspiration from animals to design the camouflage of the future.
Posted In: squid, camouflage, Science, military, energy

Taking the hydro out of hydropower

Apr 8, 2015
California's drought is affecting its energy.
Posted In: drought, california, energy, hydropower
The Baker Hughes rigs count, once considered an important indicator of the health of the energy and drilling industries, may no longer be relevant.

This oil rig count may no longer be relevant

Feb 20, 2015
The Baker Hughes Rig Count gets much attention. Does it still reflect oil production?
Posted In: drilling, Health, energy, big oil
General Motors CEO Mary Barra reveals the new Chevrolet Bolt conceptat the 2015 North American International Auto Show Jan. 12, 2015 in Detroit.

Banking on the electric-car battery boom

Feb 10, 2015
In his new book, Steve LeVine details what sparks battery innovation.
Posted In: energy, batteries, electric cars