The benefits and potential of hydropower suggest it can play a significant role in the future of the U.S. energy mix. Still, hydropower often gets downplayed in the national discussion of renewable energy that so often focuses on solar and wind generation.
Currently, when a facility is coming online, shutting down, or experiencing a malfunction, large industrial sources are allowed to emit large amounts of air pollution for which they are not held accountable. The EPA's SSM safeguards will close this loophole that has allowed large amounts of toxic pollution for decades.
A new report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) details how innovative solar technologies are helping the U.S. military meet many of its critical functions -- from security and...
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released a new draft proposal for updated hydraulic fracturing safety standards, which it says are now more than 30 years old.
Nearly 1,000 signatures from North Omaha residents, health professionals and students have been submitted to the Omaha Public Power District, calling on the utility to address the community's public health concerns by phasing out coal burning at the North Omaha power plant.
Industry stakeholders note that a doubling of Colorado cooperatives' renewable energy standard in less than seven years is a "wildly unrealistic timeframe."
California has broken another record in its continued expansion of clean energy generation having reached 150,000 rooftop solar installations. Of the 1,560 MW total installed, Los Angeles County leads the charge with 171.4 MW of installed rooftop solar.
A controversial Citiroup report contends that shale gas is not only "complementary" to renewable energy, but is "in many ways essential" to the widespread adoption of wind and...
The New York State Department of Public Service this week presented state regulators with updated recommendations as a result of management audits of several state utilities.
The coal outlook in North America is bleak, as coal's share of energy consumption globally grew from 25 to 30 percent over the last decade.