May 21 -- On June 2, the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to propose sweeping new Clean Air Act regulations designed to cut emissions of carbon dioxide, the heat-trapping greenhouse gas that the majority of scientists say is the chief cause of climate change. >>View Article
May 21 -- After a rocky year in 2012, Vestas Wind Systems announced Monday that it will be hiring again in Colorado — keeping up with increasing wind turbine orders and customer demand across the county. >>View Article
May 21 -- Yet another milestone in California's quest to go solar: the state's industrial-sized solar power producers pumped more than 4,500 megawatts into the grid around noon on Monday. >>View Article
May 19 -- Whale oil made New Bedford, Mass., America's energy capital in the early 19th century. Now the gritty fishing port is once again linking its future to energy—this time renewable. >>View Article
May 19 -- Ohio House Republicans may soon pass Senate Bill 310 which, as it now stands, "will drive up electricity costs for customers and undermine manufacturing competitiveness in Ohio."
Those aren't the words of the Sierra Club, or Ralph Nader, but of the economically and politically conservative Ohio Manufacturers' Association, which speaks for some of Ohio's biggest employers. >>View Article
May 19 -- Renewable energy production in Texas rose 12 percent last year, according to the state's grid operator. >>View Article
May 19 -- When San Francisco 49ers fans enter the team's new Levi's Stadium for the first time later this year, they'll see green—and not just on the field.
The $1.2 billion stadium will be the first in the National Football League to feature a "living roof," a canopy of green and flowering plants nestled across the top of an eight-story tower of luxury suites to reduce the building's energy use and offer other environmental benefits by providing natural insulation. >>View Article
May 19 -- “Tear Down ‘Deadbeat’ Dams,” by Yvon Chouinard, argues that we should remove dams that no longer serve a public benefit. I agree; there are dams in the United States that are candidates for removal for various reasons. But just as we should examine some antiquated dams for removal, we should also work to maximize the public benefit of the 97 percent of current dams that don’t generate hydropower. >>View Article
May 16 -- Bostonia Partners LLC today announced that Randall E. (Randy) Male has joined the firm as a Managing Director with a specialization in the renewable energy sector. >>View Article
May 16 -- When it comes to kicking the United States’s oil addiction by substituting biofuels—mobility methadone—the nation has repeatedly fallen off the wagon. >>View Article
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