Current Energy News

First of its kind energy company converts retired coal plant

A fascinating project being planned in Tennessee would flip an old fossil-burning power plant to nuclear fusion.

 “Drinking bird” toy converted into a practical generator

Scientists have converted a children’s “drinking bird” toy into a tool that generates usable amounts of electricity.

Lineworkers using virtual reality to train

“It’s a new way of training in a new world,” instructor Travis Renwick, told the handful of linemen.

Electric cars will challenge state power grids

Electric car 100 miles in an average EV requires the same amount of energy to power the average American home.

Heat pumps would cut bills for most US homes

Heat pumpIn a study of 49 million homes, over 90% could save $300-$650 on utility bills per year.