energy

North Dakota Tries to Slam the Brakes on Wind Power to ‘Save Coal’

The North Dakota Senate is mulling a bill that would impose a two-year moratorium on wind power development in order to “save coal,”…

Scott Pruitt is Right: We Can Be ‘Pro-Energy and Pro-Environment’

“I believe we as an agency and we as a nation can be both pro-energy and jobs and pro-environment,” new EPA Chief Scott…

New California Bill Targets 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2045

This week California Senate leader Kevin De Leon introduced a bill that would require utilities to source 100 percent renewable energy in less…

Investors and Insurers Call On G-20 To Phase Out Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Investors and insurers with over $2.8 trillion in assets under management are calling on the G-20 countries to phase out fossil fuel subsidies…

How Energy-Efficiency Programs Benefit All 50 States

The average American family saves an average of $500 a year on utility bills due to improved energy-efficiency standards for appliances, according to…

While Seeking a Better Battery, Developers Can’t Forget Safety

Today's tech-lovers want it all: smartphone batteries that last for days, electric vehicles that can cruise for hours on a single charge, and…

How Conservatives Could Save the Environment and Grow the Economy

If Donald Trump and his team were to tackle climate change, he could genuinely help the people who voted for him. But are…

3 Signs the Hydrogen Economy is For Real

Despite Elon Musk's famous put-down of hydrogen fuel cell technology, three powerful nations are growing the market for fuel cells.

California Can’t Stop Building Unneeded Fossil Fuels Plants

A recent story in the Los Angeles Times lays bare the absurdity of California’s energy landscape and the overwhelming power of for-profit utilities.

India Is Set for Solar Success in 2017

India expects to commission 7.7 gigawatts of utility-scale solar projects this year, a 90 percent increase from 2016.

Bipartisan Coalition of Governors Urges Trump to Invest in Renewable Energy

The Governors Wind and Solar Energy Coalition, which includes eight Republican and 12 Democratic governors, are trying to convince President Donald Trump to…

American Wind Power Achieves a Major Milestone

A regional electricity provider just set a record for the North American wind sector, with a regional operator in America's heartland generating over…

Expediting the Dakota Access Pipeline Was ‘Unlawful,’ Say Native American Tribes

Opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline suffered another blow last week. Meanwhile, the Standing Rock Sioux says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…

Coal Country Will Suffer Job Losses Despite Trump’s Promises

Coal will enjoy a slight increase in production over the next two years, but the industry will still suffer a net loss in…

Cities, Businesses and Vets Unite Against Dakota Access Pipeline

The veterans have arrived to Standing Rock, signaling further support for the Sioux tribe that says its drinking water source is in danger…