Mar 21, 2013 14:36 EDT
The maker of a documentary in support of oil and gas fracking accused the International Monetary Fund Thursday of censorship after it declined to show a key clip from his film at a conference.
Mar 21, 2013 12:35 EDT
The New York Stock Exchange said Thursday it was reviewing the listing of Suntech Power Holding Co.'s US-traded shares after the giant solar-panel maker's main China unit moved into bankruptcy reorganization.
Mar 20, 2013 10:18 EDT
China's Suntech reached its zenith as the world's largest solar panel producer, but has plunged to the nadir of financial distress in just a year, highlighting the woes of the industry it shaped.
Mar 20, 2013 07:33 EDT
China's Suntech, one of the world's biggest producers of solar panels, declared itself bankrupt on Wednesday, the official Xinhua news agency said.
Mar 18, 2013 16:13 EDT
Greener cars that use alternative fuels could help the United States slash its greenhouse gas emissions from everyday driving a full 80 percent by 2050, according to a scientific study out Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 11:17 EDT
Chinese solar panel giant Suntech Power announced Monday that it was in default on its debt after failing to make a payment on $541 million worth of bonds.
Mar 18, 2013 08:07 EDT
Oil-rich Abu Dhabi has officially opened the world's largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, which cost $600 million to build and will provide electricity to 20,000 homes.
Mar 17, 2013 15:04 EDT
Oil-rich Abu Dhabi on Sunday officially opened the world's largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, which cost $600 million to build and will provide electricity to 20,000 homes.
Mar 15, 2013 17:55 EDT
US President Barack Obama defended green energy research spending Friday, two weeks after budget cuts kicked in, warning that those reductions would leave America trailing its global rivals.
Mar 15, 2013 03:57 EDT
A 38-tonne wind turbine crashed 50 metres (165 feet) to the ground in western Japan after the steel column supporting it snapped, according to officials.
Mar 12, 2013 01:41 EDT
Two years after Japan's Fukushima nuclear crisis, the head of French group Areva, a leading company in the sector, insisted that public confidence in atomic energy has been re-established.
Mar 05, 2013 13:58 EST
All EU imports of Chinese solar panels and components will now be recorded, the European Commission said Tuesday, as part of an anti-dumping probe that has sparked an angry response in Beijing.
Mar 05, 2013 13:29 EST
China will sharply boost renewable energy this year, it said Tuesday, after repeated bouts of heavy pollution across much of the country heightened public anger on the issue over recent weeks.
Feb 28, 2013 12:16 EST
The European Commission launched an anti-dumping probe Thursday targeting Chinese exports of solar glass following a complaint filed earlier this month by European manufacturers.
Feb 28, 2013 12:16 EST
Shares in India's biggest wind energy firm Suzlon plunged on Thursday as much as 44 percent -- hitting a new one-year low -- after the debt-laden firm's promoters sold a small stake to raise funds.
Feb 26, 2013 09:26 EST
The German government drew up Tuesday rules for the oil and gas technique of "fracking" to be carried out in Germany in a move slammed by opposition parties as opening the door to environmental dangers.
Feb 26, 2013 07:25 EST
The German government is prepared to give the go-ahead to the revolutionary oil and gas technique of "fracking" in Germany, but under certain conditions, according to a ministry paper obtained by AFP on Tuesday.
Feb 25, 2013 13:03 EST
Germany saw increased emissions in greenhouse gases last year due to more coal and gas usage while the country seeks to develop its renewable energy sources, officials said Monday.
Feb 23, 2013 12:10 EST
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff said Saturday that her government will seek to boost energy ties with Nigeria, Africa's top oil producer, after meeting President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja.
Feb 20, 2013 12:37 EST
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday expressed caution over whether the revolutionary oil and gas technique of "fracking" could be introduced in Germany, saying public safety was the main concern.