U.S. Energy Department Approves Transmission Line to Deliver Quebec Hydropower to New York

The U.S. Department of Energy issued a presidential permit approving construction and operation of a 1,000-MW

How to Make a “Perfect” Solar Absorber

The key to creating a material that would be ideal for converting solar energy to heat is tuning the material's

A Bounty of Shared Solar

I always enjoy learning obscure terms for collective nouns (a convocation of eagles, a bloat of hippopotamuses) so

German Renewables Output Tops Lignite

Renewables became Germany's most important power source for the first time this year, according to Agora Energiewende.

Listen Up: Cap and Trade’s Impact on Fuel Prices

Over 95 percent of climate scientists have concluded that CO2 is the primary cause of global warming. Solving the

8 Interesting Facts About Solar Power

A ridiculous amount of interesting facts and statistics surround the solar industry, and every time I write one of

Solar PV Installations Quintuple Across K-12 Schools

Recent findings from The Solar Foundation (TSF) show an encouraging surge in the number of K-12 schools installing

FYI, Geothermal Industry: You’re Doing It Wrong

For years the geothermal industry has relentlessly boasted that it is a baseload resource, meaning it provides

Green Education

Use These Classroom Upgrades to Revolutionize the School Day

Contemporary classrooms have moved far beyond the worlds of pen and paper. Many technological advances are helping teachers everywhere engage and educate students of all ages and abilities like never before. Take a look at some of the best recent innovations that you can use to...

EDpuzzle Review: Easy-to-Use Tool Lets Teachers Quickly Turn Online Video into Lessons

There is a staggering amount of free video available online that makes great fodder for teaching students, particularly in flipped classroom settings. Instead of giving students YouTube links or telling them to search for a video on a particular subject, with EDpuzzle teachers...