Steven Chu, the Nobel laureate who became U.S. energy secretary, announced Friday he is leaving the post to return to the academic world.
The U.S. Energy Department announced plans to invest millions of dollars in research projects that could lower the cost of solar-generated power.
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., said the White House was wrong not to capitalize on the natural gas boom by pushing for liquefied natural gas exports.
A group of major United States manufacturers have formed a coalition to lobby against 'unfettered' natural gas exports which they say would harm the nation's manufacturing growth and cost jobs.
U.S. Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., said he was "disappointed" there were flaws in a study on the potential benefits of natural gas exports from the United States.
The U.S. Energy Department said it expected commercial operations for offshore wind power generation to begin near six states in less than five years.
The U.S. Energy Department announced it was investing $29 million in solar developments to help advance the industry's growth potential.
The U.S. Department of Transportation said it is establishing an interstate team to coordinate fuel deliveries to areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.
President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney met for their second debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, on October 16, 2012 (part one).
The U.S. Energy Department announced more than $13 million was available for university-level research into light-water nuclear reactors.