Powering Britain in the future is a contentious issue, with every proposal meeting strenuous, sometimes hostile, objections. BBC science editor David Shukman asks why everyone is so angry about energy.
Researchers at a US lab have passed a crucial milestone on the way to their ultimate goal of achieving self-sustaining nuclear fusion.
Norwegian energy giant takes a technological leap but is criticised for hunting out more fossil fuels
The world's largest bid to harness the power of nuclear fusion has entered a "critical" phase at Cadarache in the south of France.
The government outlines plans to give tax breaks to companies involved in the UK's shale gas industry, but faces criticism from environmentalists.
Annual household energy bills by 2020 are likely to be £100 higher than government projections, says energy firm RWE Npower.
UK shale gas resources may be much greater than thought, says report
America begins to export its 'fracked' gas
Germany's Catch-22 over storing renewable energy
Growing opposition in land of Sleeping Beauty
The environmental issues that arise from fracking
Just when it looked like it was drying up, America manages to find more oil
Will German shift to renewables end with an expensive hangover?
What is the real cost of new nuclear?
Why the UK's shale gas bonanza may not be a done deal
China's plans to tap into massive shale reserves
Scientists farm seaweed as part of project to make biofuel
Are efforts to develop carbon-free energy stalling?