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Planning an Eco-Friendly Home Renovation

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 10.23.2015 | HuffPost Home
Nathaniel Sillin

If you're a homeowner considering options in solar, wind, geothermal or other renewable energy technology, here are a few questions to address before making a decision:

Senate Finance Committee Puts Wind and Solar On Short Leash

Rob Sargent | Posted 07.24.2015 | Green
Rob Sargent

A finance package extending tax credits for wind power to the end of next year, recently approved by a key U.S. Senate panel, has been hailed as progress for clean energy, and it is. But here at Environment America we're containing our enthusiasm.

Expert Home Improvement Tips That Save Energy and Money

Ilana Greene | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
Ilana Greene

Many people are unaware that going green in one's home can also save some greenbacks in the wallet. For both types of savings, it's all about energy e...

Putting Real Energy in Tax Reform

Denise Bode | Posted 09.22.2013 | Green
Denise Bode

Unlike the EU, the U.S. doesn't utilize energy specific policies like utility feed in tariffs, cap and trade or national energy portfolio standards to encourage energy development.

A Win For Renewable Energy Standards

stateline | Jim Malewitz | Posted 06.24.2013 | Green

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Will Washington's Stalemate Save The Solar Tax Credit?

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Green

By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 28 (Reuters) - A stalemate in Washington next year over tax reform could help solar developers by ...

White House Hopes For Wind Power Tax Credit Renewal

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (Reuters) - The White House is hopeful Congress will renew a $12 billion tax credit for wind power production, a senior Obama adm...

Should The Federal Wind Tax Credit Expire In 2012?

Posted 12.17.2011 | Green

From EarthTechling's Lauren Craig: Over the last four years, the U.S. wind industry has attracted an average of $17 billion in private investment e...

Tom Friedman: We Need "Overwhelming Force" To Green The Economy

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

New York Times columnist and Hot, Flat and Crowded author Tom Friedman spoke at the CORE: club last Friday night on the energy crisis facing the Unite...

Deutsche Bank Calls for A Green Economic Recovery Plan

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

If these trends in the fossil fuel markets continue, prices will drop, but that means companies won't invest in new projects. Inevitability, we will be looking at a brownout future.

Missed Opportunities: What Congress Did and Didn't Do for America's Energy Future

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frances Beinecke

These are times when the economy is sinking, global warming is looming, and our oil addiction is undermining national security. We need our leaders to propel America into a safer, cleaner, more sustainable energy future.

Can We Survive Minority Rule?

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The House and Senate are each blaming the other for the failure to move on this vital and uncontroversial clean-energy measure.

Spotlight on the House: Now is the Time for Renewable Energy Tax Credits

Rep. Jerry McNerney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jerry McNerney

Each day that passes without legislative action means greater potential for job loss, decreased investment and ultimately less domestic production of renewable energy.

You Get What You Pay For: The Decline of US Energy Innovation

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

This country has let its guard down. We have been resting on our laurels of past excellence in engineering advances in the energy sector.