Energy & Industry

Regulators release report on viability of nuclear waste storage at Yucca
Regulators release report on viability of nuclear waste storage at Yucca
But it doesn't mean the Nevada site is safe — or even back on the docket.
Utilities experiment on the rural Northwest
Utilities experiment on the rural Northwest
Real-time response to demand could radically shift how the grid operates.
From the Tipi to the Tesla
From the Tipi to the Tesla
Activist Winona LaDuke on environmental justice and foregoing unclean technology.
What do a biker bar and nuclear waste have in common?
What do a biker bar and nuclear waste have in common?
Gritty, ongoing reportage delivers an important message: The fundamental problem with nuclear energy — its incredibly dangerous waste products — remains unsolved.
Community responds to a film on its own ill-fated uranium mill
Community responds to a film on its own ill-fated uranium mill
KVNF Radio was on hand for a screening of "Uranium Drive-In."
Is basic solar technology the key to an energy revolution?
Is basic solar technology the key to an energy revolution?
Plain old photovoltaic panels and innovations in energy storage and distributed generation could remake our electricity system.
Oakland transforms waste to renewable energy
Oakland transforms waste to renewable energy
A wastewater treatment plant breaks new ground.
Battling plasticulture
Battling plasticulture
An Oregon company turns plastic waste into fuel.
Social media startup cuts food waste
Social media startup cuts food waste
An online exchange puts previously unwanted produce to use.
Homegrown success
Homegrown success
HCN student essay contest runner-up.