Mike Bloomberg appeared to take a page out of Hillary Clinton's playbook on Wednesday night during the ninth Democratic presidential debate when he bragged about his role in shutting down hundreds of American coal-fired power plants.
While nuclear power is growing in some parts of the world, such investments are seen as quite radioactive in the US. Time will tell if small modular reactors are able to provide a new nuclear renaissance, but it appears that the days of building the large plants are over.
Volkswagen Group Components and German electric utility company E.ON have unveiled a new electric vehicle charger prototype that could make charging stations a lot more common. Their quick charging charging solution uses a battery as an intermediary...
Billionaire Oracle founder, Larry Ellison, is currently in discussions with Hawaiian Electric to purchase utility assets to take over Lanai's electric grid. The move is part of his plan to turn his Lanai island into a sustainable ecosystem powered by renewable energy.
More and more electric vehicles are coming to market. But the fueling infrastructure must expand, requiring fast and scalable solutions that are also clean and affordable — a dynamic that favors off-grid, solar-powered stations.
Coal will probably continue to decline as a fuel for U. S. power plants, the secretary of energy said Friday, but it might prove to be a source for rare earth elements needed in batteries to back up renewables.