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Super hot sand could help us store renewable energy
It'd be much cheaper than lithium battery storage.
A beginner’s guide to the ‘hydrogen rainbow’
There are myriad ways to turn hydrogen into energy, but they aren’t all healthy for the atmosphere.
Everything to consider before buying a portable solar panel
Fuel your devices with the power of the sun.
This century-old technology could be the key to unlocking America’s renewable energy future
Pumped storage hydro once propped up coal and nuclear power. Now it's essential for a clean, growing grid.
The real story behind the Texas power outages
The blackouts were actually years in the making.
Solar power got cheap. So why aren’t we using it more?
It turns out there’s a lot of inertia built into the energy system.
The pandemic could end Texas’s oil boom—and start something better
Profits from the Permian Basin are falling and renewable energy is surging. Here’s what that means for the Lonestar State’s future.
California shut off power grids this week, but not because of clean energy
The state's grid operator has called for building more capacity for wind and solar, not less.
The environment won’t be helped by oil producers declaring bankruptcy
It may just lead to more consumption and fewer investments in renewables.
How flushing your toilet could help create biofuel
A new process emulates the way crude oil forms naturally— in only 45 minutes.