The Energy Transformation Collection

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As renewable energy gains momentum, oil and natural gas continue to remain primary global energy sources. This collection delves into latest digital trends enabling breakthroughs in energy transformation.

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New Roof Both Cools and Heats

May 12, 2022

A thin-film, smart-roof coating made from vanadium dioxide could save the average U.S. household about 10 percent in electricity costs.

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Gallium Turns CO2 into Solid

May 09, 2022

Bubbling carbon dioxide through a liquid metal converts the gas into carbon flakes. Could this be a means to capture greenhouse gas emissions?

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Energy Blog: Wind and the Harbor

May 05, 2022

Offshore wind projects may add new economic power to the New York waterfront.

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Quiz: What Do You Know About U.S. Gas Exports?

April 29, 2022

The long-time energy importer has turned the tables by exporting liquefied natural gas.

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Quiz: 5 Questions about the Watt Steam Engine

March 25, 2022

The steam engine changed the world. Test your knowledge of its biggest breakthrough.

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Energy Blog: Are the 1970s Coming Back?

March 24, 2022

War has made global petroleum supplies more precarious than they’ve been in decades. But this won’t be a repeat of your parent’s oil crisis.

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Podcast: NuScale’s Jose Reyes and Small Modular Reactors

February 21, 2022

Jose Reyes talks about the design challenges to create commercially viable SMRs.

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Energy Blog: Knowledge Is Power Is Knowledge

February 09, 2022

The information economy is an energy hog. Moving data via fiber optics could reduce the load.

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Renewable-Heavy Grids Need Watts in Store

February 07, 2022

Making renewable energy work as well for the grid as fossil fuels do requires lots of long-term electricity storage. Various companies are pursuing that multibillion-dollar opportunity.

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Climate of Optimism

February 01, 2022

We will solve the climate challenge because customers demand it, employees demand it, and investors demand it.

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Infographic: How High is the Price of Gas?

January 11, 2022

When adjusted for inflation, gas prices are either worse than the 1970s or better than the George W. Bush era.

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