February 10 -- A new state report on the nuclear industry just became Illinois’ most powerful argument for renewable energy and efficiency. >>View Article
February 9 -- Former California governor and Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger is calling for more to be done to combat climate change, saying it is "the issue of our time." >>View Article
February 9 -- Doug Coward, 48, is the executive director of the Solar and Energy Loan Fund, which was founded with a U.S. Department of Energy grant and recently received a $100,000 grant from Orlando to open an office in the city. SELF provides low-interest loans and guidance for residential energy-efficiency upgrades and other home improvements. He spoke with Orlando Sentinel reporter Kevin Spear. >>View Article
February 9 -- Civic and industry leaders this week made a plea for technology companies to expand their footprint in the civic sphere, while noting that Silicon Valley had made strides in at least one area: energy innovation. >>View Article
February 6 -- The wind energy boom has largely evaded Oklahoma’s Panhandle, but new turbine projects and a proposal for a $2 billion transmission line could transform the prairie into a national wind energy hub.
But the projects are being planned amid uncertainty at the state Capitol, where tax credits for the wind industry are in the crosshairs. >>View Article
February 6 -- Many people have probably heard that it's getting cheaper to install rooftop solar panels in the US. But that's just part of an even bigger trend. Since 2010, the cost of renewable energy has been plummeting all over the world. >>View Article
February 6 -- It was a close race throughout the year, but in the end new generating capacity from renewable sources beat out new natural gas capacity by 1.16 percent in 2014. >>View Article
February 6 -- Dominion Resources Inc., the third-largest U.S. utility owner, is investing $700 million to build 400 megawatts of solar capacity in Virginia. >>View Article
February 6 -- An international group of business leaders headed by mogul Richard Branson is calling for a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions worldwide by 2050. >>View Article
February 5 -- We worry a lot about the problem of climate change. And we try to fix it — again, again and again — by changing how the country uses energy.
What we don’t stop and ponder enough, though, is that the country is changing how it uses energy. It’s certainly not enough to silence all environmental concerns. But nonetheless, the progress, when you sample it, is really impressive. >>View Article
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