The funding seeks to empower 1 billion of the estimated 2.5 billion who lack access to reliable electricity.
North Carolina energy bill pits clean energy advocates against Duke Energy's plans for new gas plants
New GOP legislation would boost solar but replace coal plants with natural gas and scuttle many of the Democratic governor's proposed reforms.
In California and Texas, heat waves underscore challenges for electric grids under stress made more acute by climate change.
A dispute over the future of fossil fuel power plants has tripped up a bill that would save solar and nuclear power and support energy workers and environmental justice.
Caltech plans to advance a solar-from-space concept that was first proposed by science fiction writer Isaac Asimov in the 1940s.
Distributed energy is not an alternative to big power plants — it's a complement.
The Department of Energy has a new solar price goal — but getting to carbon-free electricity will require more sweeping changes in electricity strategy, experts say.
A long-running policy battle over the country’s biggest capacity market appears to be nearing an end. What the replacement policy will look like remains an open question.
An LBNL report highlights the technology and economic changes that broke through pessimistic forecasts — and the challenges of cutting the rest of the power sector’s carbon footprint.
Utilities and solar groups are fighting over the cost shift. But both agree the next stage in policy must bring low-income customers and fundamental grid needs into balance.