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Just How Green Will Electricity Production Be In 2050?

Climate Central | Bobby Magill | Posted 11.25.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. Clues to the United States’ energy future are everywhere, if you know where to look. By 205...

Wind Turbine Syndrome? Courts Aren't Buying It

Climate Central | John Upton | Posted 08.21.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. To wind farm opponents, wind turbine syndrome is a manifold malady triggered by acoustic pulses ...

India Announces Plans For World's Largest Solar Plant

natureheader | Sanjay Kumar | Posted 02.04.2014 | Green

India has pledged to build the world’s most powerful solar plant. With a nominal capacity of 4,000 megawatts, comparable to that of four full-size n...

Wind Turbine Maker To Close East Coast Plant

AP | Posted 01.29.2014 | Green

EBENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa says it will close its western Pennsylvania plant and eliminate the 62 remaining ...

Obama Orders Feds On Renewable Energy

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple its use o...

Going Solar Is Now As Easy As Booking An Airline Ticket

Reuters | Nichola Groom | Posted 02.01.2014 | Green

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In a first on Monday, an online marketplace will allow U.S. homeowners to weigh options for go...

State Pushing Hard To Expand Solar Energy To Homes

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 01.29.2014 | Green

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — As Connecticut pushes aggressively to expand solar energy to homes across the state, few supporters are more enthusiastic t...

5 Ways To Support Clean Energy If You Can't Go Solar

Posted 08.20.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Sami Grover: There are major changes underway in the energy sector, and coal-dependent utilities are getting decidedly...

GE's New Wind Turbines Have A Nifty Little Trick

Posted 08.07.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Sami Grover: I have something to confess. I am a huge fan of renewable energy, but I never paid much attention to sci...

Regaining Its Mojo: A Seven Point Action Plan for Repowering America

Ron Pernick | Posted 12.10.2012 | Green
Ron Pernick

Make no mistake: Like past industrial shifts, from railroads and telephony to airplanes and computers, U.S. leadership in clean tech is not a fait accompli. It will require carefully orchestrated actions. The choice is clearly ours.

What Happened to the Chamber I Once Knew?

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Money like that gives the chamber real power, but I believe the American Dream is more powerful. I think most voters will see that real jobs, real growth, and real innovation will do more for their communities than the chamber's obstruction.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Without Policy Shifts And More Nuclear Power, International Energy Agency Foresees Bleak Future | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 01.09.2012 | Green

The International Energy Agency suggested Tuesday that global governments were guiding humanity toward a bleak future of wanton pollution, fossil-fuel...

Why Committing to Green Energy Matters

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.19.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

The amount of green energy being supplied to consumers in New York now stands at just over 1 percent. Either people don't know their options, don't understand them, or don't want to spend the extra money.

A Los Angeles Trend Worth Following for Earth Day (Video)

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nathan Havey

The City of Los Angeles set a goal to get 20% of its power from renewable sources by 2010.

A Guide To Geothermal Energy

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Maybe you've been hearing more about geothermal energy lately -- it gets mentioned more in the mix with solar and wind these days, especially when pol...