Oil prices shot up this morning on the announcement of the United Nations' planned intervention in Libya, but have since settled down.
A new report from the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) predicts costs for universal energy access to be much higher than originally forecast by other published estimates.
Cape Wind, America's first approved offshore wind farm, cannot seem to avoid controversy. Yet, the latest claims stating the wind farm will raise energy prices significantly appear to be mostly hot air.
Buildings are the largest consumers of energy in the United States. According the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, buildings consume 72% of America's electricity, account for 55% of the nation's natural gas consumption, and are definitely the country's energy hog -- eating 40% of all energy produced. The energy costs for America's buildings are estimated to be US$350 billion p