December 9 -- More than 1,000 megwatts of solar energy was added to the U.S. grid during the third quarter and there's no sign of a slowdown, data published Tuesday show. >>View Article
December 9 -- Maine is one of eight states chosen for a study of clean energy.
The decision comes from the Pew Charitable Trust which did research indicating Maine has an abundance of renewable resources. >>View Article
December 9 -- A North Carolina agency has approved Duke Energy's plans to invest $500 million in solar power to meet the state's requirement that more of its electricity come from renewable energy. >>View Article
December 9 -- I spend a lot of time on this blog talking about global warming. Sadly, much of it isn’t discussing the science—which is now extremely well established—but in debunking the ridiculous and frankly appalling denial so rampant in our political leaders.
That’s why it brings me a substantial amount of delight to write about Chris Gibson, a Republican from upstate New York who acknowledges the reality of climate change. >>View Article
December 5 -- Wind already generates enough electricity to power 29,000 homes in Maryland.
A new study released Thursday find a double benefit from increasing wind energy in Maryland. >>View Article
December 5 -- Between taking in a kangaroo boxing match and surfing in shark-infested waters, it turns out a lot of Australians are also going solar.
According to new figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, one in five Australian households, or 19 percent, now use solar energy for electricity or hot water. That’s up from about 5 percent in 2011, when the bureau first started publishing statistics on solar. >>View Article
December 5 -- The Badger Coulee Transmission Line, planned to run from La Crosse to Madison, is an important infrastructure investment that will increase our use of clean renewable energy here in Wisconsin. >>View Article
December 5 -- After the U.S. House extended tax credits for renewable energy and energy efficiency Wednesday, environmental advocates and renewable energy businesses are hoping to make them stick. >>View Article
December 3 -- All options should be on the table to encourage rooftop solar in the Coachella Valley. >>View Article
December 3 -- If you want to know what American businesses think about the Environmental Protection Agency's new carbon pollution standards and what they'll do to our economy, ask somebody who has built a business.
On Monday, more than 350 entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors and others who belong to Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) delivered the message loud and clear: Cutting carbon pollution and increasing clean energy through the EPA's Clean Power Plan is good for our economy - and good for our environment. See E2's comments to the EPA here. >>View Article
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