Watt Fuel Cell CEO Dr. Caine Finnerty welcomes guests to a tour of the company's new manufacturing operation in the Mt. Pleasant Glass Center.

Watt Fuel Cell, Inc. begins operations in Mt. Pleasant

The company uses the same technology behind 3-D printing that “prints” fuel cells faster and cheaper

Water pipelines being installed along gas lines by an Ohio firm, Integrity Kokosing. Several companies want to build pipelines to supply drillers with water for fracking.

Water pipelines mostly a pipe dream in the Marcellus

Despite their much-touted benefits, pipelines that carry water to replace trucks haven’t caught on in Marcellus fracking.

A Whiting Petroleum Co. pump jack pulls crude oil from the Bakken region of the Northern Plains near Bainville, Mont. on Nov. 6, 2013.

What do falling oil prices mean for U.S. shale plays?

The effect of falling oil prices on U.S. shale producers remains to be seen — but an impact, if any, is going to be on a play-by-play basis

A plume of exhaust extends from the Mitchell Power Station, a coal-fired power plant owned by FirstEnergy, in New Eagle in September 2013.

FirstEnergy threatens termination fee in breakup letter with customers

FirstEnergy Solutions is informing customers that it doesn’t want to renew contracts. But it will impose a fee if customers leave first.

Steam blows across a thin layer of ice last January on the Ohio River. Last winter's historic cold has brought a new sense of urgency to predictions.

Private sector meteorology sees boost from energy companies

Energy companies are increasingly seeking out private firms to provide weather prediction models to inform their decision-making