Cushing, Okla., is known to some as the pipeline intersection for the world. It's there where President Barack Obama traveled on Thursday to pledge his support for building the southern half of the Keystone XL pipeline, to get oil from Cushing to the Texas Gulf Coast refineries.
As Canada confronts its need for electricity and a desire to reduce the amount of carbon it pumps into the atmosphere, it's turning to two, large hydroelectric dams in Labrador. But there's potential for other environmental damage that has many in the area saying "no thanks."
Canada is emerging as the largest supplier of energy to the United States. It's electricity, natural gas and oil are all being shipped to America, but environmentalists there and here say it's coming with a hefty price tag.
President Barack Obama's energy policy is described by his energy as an all-of-the-above policy, but by his critics as more of a none-of-the-above. This week, Obama is visiting four states to defend his plan as his re-election bid looms.
Pavegen, a British company, says its designed a system to produce floor tiles that will take the energy produced by people walking and convert it into electricity. Now, the company is trying to figure out scaling, and how to make sure they're durable.
Energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens has a plan to end America’s dependency on foreign oil, he says. At the 2012 TED conference in California, Pickens outlined his “Pickens Plan,” a vision to boost the American economy by investing in domestic clean energy sources.
The California Air Resources Board announced an initiative that seeks to bring down vehicle emissions by 15 percent by 2025. The Zero Emission Vehicle initiative should cause car companies to develop new technology for alternative fuel sources.
Most new solar panels around the world went up in Germany last year. That's due in part to generous government subsidies that made them more affordable. But now, the government is reducing those subsidies in hopes the solar industry there will stand on its own two feet.
U.S oil prices are hitting levels not often seen in the winter time as instability with Iran, coupled with surging demand in developing nations drive up prices.
A desire to build a massive windfarm off the Atlantic Coast of the United States has the Obama administration moving to lighten the regulatory hurdles, seeking to get the project moving forward more quickly.