Obama’s Energy Agenda

President Barack Obama clearly laid out his energy agenda in Tuesday night’s State of the Union address, promising “responsible development” of domestic oil and natural gas.

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Siemens into Distributed Power

Siemens, the German industrial giant, is partnering with Boston, MA-based Eastern Wind Poweron a pilot project exploring several small to micro-scale power generation systems.

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Rising Temperatures And The Wine Industry

Fifty years ago, English wine was something of a national joke. “Wine making was for the very eccentric. It was drunk as a curiosity and often spat out,” says Richard Selley, Emeritus Professor of Geology.

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Right-Wing Group Targets Obama Energy Loan

A Republican-leaning group will begin airing a major advertisement this week critical of the Obama administration’s investment into a now-defunct solar-energy company, The Associated Press has learned.

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Solar Panels Inspired By Nature

Plants and trees make use of the sun’s power everyday to create energy through processes like photosynthesis. Biologists at the Washington University in St. Louis‘ Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC) are taking a cue from nature to try to replicate that in the form of a solar cell. Tree leaves and pond scum use light […]

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