It's 2 p.m. on a hot day in Cairo and cars are lined up for blocks at this gas station in the east of the capital. People are waiting to fill their cars with the cheapest gas available — which is 78 percent more expensive than it was last week.
A large swath of the Atlantic Ocean could soon be used to generate electricity, as a U.S. agency proposes opening more than 1,000 square miles of ocean to wind energy projects.
A spokesman for the Citizens Utility Board said they’ve seen a 115 percent increase in complaints about alternative electricity suppliers.
In an agreement reminiscent of the early days of the Cold War, Russia has agreed to supply China with hundreds of billions of dollars worth of natural gas via a pipeline from Siberia pipeline to begin pumping in four years.
Gov. Pat Quinn is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to block a proposal to dump toxic waste at a landfill located above an aquifer.
IKEA's U.S. subsidiary is buying a long-planned wind-energy project in eastern Illinois as part of the company's initiative to offset its power use with renewable energy generation.
Many gas stations in the Champaign-Urbana area started the week by bumping up the price for a gallon of Regular gasoline from about $3.54 to around $3.79.
A lot has changed for the energy industry since the Exxon Valdez hit a reef in 1989 and began spilling oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound.
A 600-mile pipeline extending from Illinois to Oklahoma could be ready by this summer.
Some counties in Illinois are raising objections to legislation that would give the state Department of Agriculture the authority to regulate the locations of power-generating wind turbines.