Georgia is set to be the home of the first new nuclear reactors in nearly 30 years, with U.S. officials giving the green light for two new reactors to be built there. The reactors will generate more than 1,000 megawatts of electricity each -- but they're expecting a court challenge.
In an effort to stop mining near one of the United States' most well-known landmarks, the Obama administration is banning new mining claims from being made in and around the Grand Canyon — a practice previously allowed.
About 14 nuclear reactors are planned for construction in the United States now that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved a new class of reactors for use here. They cost billions of dollars, but can provide power to 800,000 homes each.
Lake Kivu has long sustained Rwanda with its fish. The new hope is that the lake, which is heavily saturated with methane and carbon dioxide, will produce the sorts of energy supplies that could make it easier to get power in the country.
The 21st century race to create a zero-emissions vehicle mimics the scramble to develop engine technology in the 1900s.
After years of waiting and hoping, solar power is now affordable, and some solar power companies are cashing in.
The Chinese government issued $30 billion in credit last year to its top solar companies, more than 15 times what the US government provided to American solar manufacturers.
Teams from around the world converged on Washington DC to compete in the Solar Decathlon, a competition to see who can build the most energy-efficient solar powered home.
Residents around new natural gas pumps and rigs have been forced to abandon their homes, as health concerns around natural gas grow.
The oil pipeline running from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico would provide oil and create jobs, but environmentalists want President Obama to say no to project.