In a speech to his colleagues, Jim Mulva argues that incumbent energy companies ignore carbon regulations at their peril.
Israeli company Emefcy lands big-name backers for its Megawatter System that can turn wastewater into clean water and electricity.
U.S. Department of Energy announced U.S. DRIVE, a partnership with industry to accelerate the development of energy-efficient technologies for cars and light trucks and the infrastructure needed to support them.
General Compressions lands first tranche of planned $54.5 million series B round to build underground compressed-air storage system tied to wind turbines.
Startup GMZ Energy raises $14 million to make materials that convert heat to electricity, including a solar hot thermal product and chips to draw electricity from car exhaust pipes.
Ioxus lands $21 million investment from venture arms of large energy and transportation companies, which are evaluating ultracapacitors for a broader set of energy storage applications.
The Christian Science Monitor reports there is a China link in one of the attacks on three oil firms in 2008 that involved e-mails containing hyperlinks to spyware.
Hacking group says it attacked Monsanto and announces campaign against oil companies; meanwhile, Booz Allen confirms it, too, was attacked.
In his State of the Union speech, the president delivers a centrist message, saying nuclear power, clean coal, and natural gas are needed to meet a goal of 80 percent clean energy.
To get grants, be an energy researcher. Leading universities are increasingly partnering with private sector companies to fund research.