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To Cut Emissions Faster, U.S. Should Ditch Tax Credit-Based Subsidies for Renewable Energy

The Conversation US | Posted 01.14.2017 | Green
The Conversation US

Congress last month extended valuable tax credits to producers of electricity from wind turbines and solar photovoltaic panels, a move that came as a relief to an industry that has experienced rapid growth in recent years.

Flip the Switch

Dean Seavers | Posted 12.08.2016 | Green
Dean Seavers

Beyond COP 21 and the Clean Power Plan In the lead-up to COP 21, [the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris,] many Americans have rallied around a ta...

Bill Koch: Rich Enough to Stop the Wind

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 03.29.2015 | Business
Robert Whitcomb

New England better get ready for brownouts and higher electricity bills. As for oil prices, they are low now, but I have seen many, many energy price cycles over the last 45 years of watching the sector for a living. And they often come with little warning.

Chris Kirkham

Deadly New York Explosion Highlights Urgent Need To Fix City's Crumbling Gas Lines | Chris Kirkham | Posted 03.13.2014 | Business

Public officials and engineers have long warned about the dangers posed by the outdated, moldering pipelines that snake beneath the streets of major c...

Greening the Grid: Interview With National Grid US President Tom King

Natalie Pace | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green
Natalie Pace

This month, while I was researching electric vehicle power stations, I came across a Northeastern utility company that is leading the nation in the pu...

Breezy Point Residents Sue LIPA, National Grid Over Sandy-Burned Homes

Newsday | Posted 09.01.2013 | New York

One hundred and twenty more residents of Breezy Point have filed suit against LIPA and National Grid, alleging the companies' failure to turn off powe...

I Got Religion: And It's Energy Efficiency!

Brian F. Keane | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Brian F. Keane

Consider this - practically everyone reading these words right now lives in a home that is more energy efficient than the home you grew up in. It's j...

Matt Sledge

Facing Snowstorm, National Grid President Reassures: 'The Damage Has Been Repaired' | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Political leaders and utility companies in New York City prepared for a nasty winter snowstorm Friday afternoon that could knock out power...

Power Restoration: Why It Seems to Take So Long

Dr. Thomas D. Phelan | Posted 01.02.2013 | New York
Dr. Thomas D. Phelan

It's no simple matter to bring emergency personnel to restore the power. Unlike human services, such as sheltering and food service, utility restoration requires specially trained, highly skilled workers who must work in hazardous conditions.

New Study Finds Long Island Can Meet 100% of Its Electricity Needs Through Renewables

Kyle Rabin | Posted 11.18.2012 | New York
Kyle Rabin

As a homeowner and an advocate for clean energy, I'll continue to do my part. And I'm certain that my fellow Long Islanders will be working to become part of the region's new vision for the future. A future powered by new (renewable) energy.

National Grid 'Working Very Hard' To Restore Power To Hundreds Of Thousands

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.28.2011 | Green

National Grid, a utility company that supplies electricity to 3.4 million people in the northeastern United States, is currently working to restore po...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Businesses Urge Congress to Act after Copenhagen

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

A group of 750 (and counting) businesses have come together. Their purpose is simple and direct -- to demand comprehensive action be taken by Congress to enact a Clean Energy Act.