From the end of 2014, solar deployment is slated to be up nearly 40% over 2013. Today, the booming demand for solar energy supports more than 173,000 jobs and the U.S. has become the third largest solar market in the world.
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A federal judge this week struck down a New Mexico county's fracking ban in one of a growing number of regulatory fights over the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil from deep rock underground.
When most Californians think about the source of renewable energy flowing into their homes, they picture wind turbines and solar panels — not garbage.
A third group is withdrawing its support of Public Service Co. of New Mexico's plan to shut down half of the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station near Farmington.
Siemens has announced that it will supply 21 wind turbines to NJR Clean Energy Ventures, a subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, for the 48-megawatt, Kansas-based Alexander wind project, located in Rush, Kansas.
Going “green” is not only good for the environment—it is also good for the wallet in the long run, and it helps boost the social capital of a company.
Federal officials estimate the prices of crude oil will fall slightly this year compared to late 2014 before rebounding in 2016.
The latest in a series of national innovation hubs sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy will focus on reducing the cost and energy needed to build advanced composites.
Helping his son with a school project led Michael Toutonghi to invent a 3D printing medium that conducts electricity and can print plastic circuit boards.
Clean-energy programs initiated by Gov. Jerry Brown and governors before him have California already well on its way to meeting his new goals for reducing the use of climate-changing fossil fuels, industry experts and state officials said.
Subsea oil and gas deposits off the coast of Brazil exist in a world of extremes.This unwelcoming world has long been off limits to humans, but that’s changing. Energy companies are planning to place entire industrial plants processing oil and gas on the seabed.
State regulators are taking testimony on a plan that calls for shutting down part of an aging coal-fired power plant in New Mexico that provides electricity to more than 2 million people in the Southwest.
Two cities near Kansas City are considering making more use of solar energy, a trend that energy industry experts say is growing in the Midwest as costs to install facilities decline.
The stunning collapse in oil prices over the past several months won't derail the railroads' profit engine even if it does slow the tremendous growth in crude shipments seen in recent years.
From New Mexico and Texas to Montana and New York, PNM and other investor-owned utilities are facing higher renewable energy standards starting this year as numerous states and the federal government push for a reduction in the use of fossil fuels for generating electricity.
The state's largest utility needs to come up with more power before the end of 2016, and then find even more by the end of 2019 to meet the demands of Louisiana's ongoing industrial boom.
A new deposit policy for industrial and commercial users served by the Tombigbee Electric Power Association has caught many of them off-guard, as businesses will now face paying deposits several times over what they had paid in the past.
A French start-up says its Wind Tree is ideal for urban environments, harnessing the most gentle of winds to produce power through its micro-turbine leaves.
The price of natural gas has dropped 29 percent in a month, to $3.17 per 1,000 cubic feet on Tuesday from nearly $4.50 in late November. That's a steep drop even for a fuel notorious for volatile price swings.
The Keystone Pipeline debate has been raging for years, but a new Senate makeup in 2015 could signal sweeping changes.
Nevada utility regulators are considering a revised plan for a solar power generating facility that had been proposed for the Moapa River Paiute Indian Reservation as part of an NV Energy effort to retire coal-fired plants.
Boeing said it plans to buy renewable energy credits to replace fossil-fuel power at the factory in Washington state where it assembles its 737 commercial airplanes.
GE Aviation has spent the last two decades developing smarter, lighter and more efficient electrical and computer systems for military and passenger planes. The business unit just won a major order to supply electrical power technology and avionics systems to Boeing’s family of new 777X wide-body aircraft, which is currently in development.
People buying all-electric cars where coal supplies the power may think they are helping the environment. But a new study says those plug-in vehicles can be making the air dirtier and worsening global warming.
Not only do LED lights improve efficiency and reliability, but light levels and quality are either maintained or improved over metal halide systems as well. So, to answer the question of whether or not LEDs really are that efficient, and can they really save that much money, the answer is a resounding yes.
Researchers at the University of Washington are developing a new type of fusion reactor that could generate eco-friendly power for less money than fossil fuels.
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