| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Virginia regulators on Tuesday approved what could be the first offshore wind turbine built in the United States.
The prototype turbine would stand 479 feet tall and be located in the lower Chesapeake Bay, about three miles from Cape Charles on Virginia&...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Americans may face higher utility bills because of a new regulation facing power plants that use coal.
The Obama administration forged ahead on Tuesday with the first-ever limits on heat-trapping pollution from new power plants, ignoring protests from...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 12:20 PM
The US Energy Department has announced a $2 million investment into a Southfield corporation specializing in high-performance vehicle fuel cells.
The investment is a show of commitment to US leadership in fuel cell technology, and to give families...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 3:00 AM
For all its risks and potential costs, Gov. Martin O'Malley's unsuccessful 2011 bill to facilitate the construction of offshore wind turbines near Ocean City would have benefited the state — and its electricity customers — through predictable,...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 1:47 PM
RICHMOND – As part of his effort to make Virginia the "energy capital of the East Coast," Gov. Bob McDonnell issued his energy policy agenda for the 2012 General Assembly session on Thursday, including money to develop wind energy off the coast, a...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 11:57 PM
A new chapter may have begun in Alaska’s decade-long saga to bring North Slope gas to market. Governor Sean Parnell met on Thursday with the heads of the state’s three major oil and gas producers: Exxon Mobil’s Rex Tillerson, BP’...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 7:27 AM
Scientists say there is no link between a controversial natural gas drilling technique and the Virginia earthquake that rattled the East Coast in August.
“Let’s be very clear: fracking did not cause the Virginia earthquake,” said...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 7:55 AM
A politically sexy ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new pro-environment fueling station in Bloomfield, Conn., took place on Dec. 9. Three weeks later, on New Year's Eve, a scary 4.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Youngstown, Ohio.
The link between those events...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:44 PM
West Virginia would slash property taxes in exchange for a new “cracker” plant and reserve funds to improve roads, schools and high-speed Internet access, under proposals Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin offered the Legislature in his State of the...
| Jan 12, 2012
State senators expressed concerns Tuesday that a lack of water could harm Texas' long-term growth, as they held a hearing about the impact of drought on power generation.
"People may still move here, but whether they will stay and prosper...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Solano County firefighters were on the scene, monitoring a huge fire in Rio Vista.
The fire is now out and no injuries have been reported.
The fire started after a natural gas pipeline ruptured.
Stay tuned to FOX40 and FOX40.com for details as they...