December 10 -- Earlier this year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the first-ever limits on the nation's biggest source of heat-trapping gases that are driving climate change, the carbon pollution pouring into the air from fossil fuel power plants. This is the most important step we can take to ensure healthy, productive lives for our children and their children. >>View Article
December 10 -- A few hundred solar panels here, a few hundred there, and pretty soon you're talking about a bona fide source of electricity generation. While most consumers have been eagerly watching oil prices plummet in the last several months, little attention has been given to the potentially even more significant developments in the solar sector. >>View Article
December 10 -- More than any other renewable energy technology, wind farms have encountered heated opposition based solely on the absurd: They affect our health; They impact property values; They look ugly (this one being somehow a valid argument in some countries). However, two new studies have found that wind farms do not affect health or property values. >>View Article
December 9 -- Wind energy fact sheet showing past, present, and future resource potential along with factoids on wind industry supply chain and current electricity generation in the 11-state Southeast region. >>View Article
December 9 -- More than 1,000 megwatts of solar energy was added to the U.S. grid during the third quarter and there's no sign of a slowdown, data published Tuesday show. >>View Article
December 9 -- Maine is one of eight states chosen for a study of clean energy.
The decision comes from the Pew Charitable Trust which did research indicating Maine has an abundance of renewable resources. >>View Article
December 9 -- A North Carolina agency has approved Duke Energy's plans to invest $500 million in solar power to meet the state's requirement that more of its electricity come from renewable energy. >>View Article
December 9 -- I spend a lot of time on this blog talking about global warming. Sadly, much of it isn’t discussing the science—which is now extremely well established—but in debunking the ridiculous and frankly appalling denial so rampant in our political leaders.
That’s why it brings me a substantial amount of delight to write about Chris Gibson, a Republican from upstate New York who acknowledges the reality of climate change. >>View Article
December 5 -- Wind already generates enough electricity to power 29,000 homes in Maryland.
A new study released Thursday find a double benefit from increasing wind energy in Maryland. >>View Article
December 5 -- Between taking in a kangaroo boxing match and surfing in shark-infested waters, it turns out a lot of Australians are also going solar.
According to new figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, one in five Australian households, or 19 percent, now use solar energy for electricity or hot water. That’s up from about 5 percent in 2011, when the bureau first started publishing statistics on solar. >>View Article
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