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Renewable Energy

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  • House passes $35B bill for Energy Department, water projects

    House Republicans Friday passed the second of 12 spending bills for the upcoming budget year, a $35 billion measure funding the Energy Department and popular water projects constructed by the Army Corps of Engineers. But the 240-177 tally fell short of...
  • A little conservation goes a long way in Australia's Great Barrier Reef

    A little conservation goes a long way in Australia's Great Barrier Reef
    Experts have reported some good news about their long-running efforts to protect fish in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef: A ban on fishing in one large portion of the reef has helped fish throughout the habitat. The protections also appear to...
  • Fee proposed on rail cars that haul oil, other flammables

    U.S. senators from six states on Thursday proposed that the government charge companies a special fee to ship oil, ethanol and other flammable liquids in older railroad tank cars that have been involved in fiery explosions. The fee would start at $175...
  • Iowa group looks to Moline's heavy use of alternative fuels

    Moline's use of alternative fuels to power its city fleet has caught attention across the border in Iowa. The (Moline) Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1AlLcvF) reports at least 80 percent of the western Illinois city's vehicle fleet runs on something other...
  • Japan proposes cutting emissions by a quarter by 2030

    Japan is proposing to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 26 percent by 2030 amid international efforts to create a new framework for addressing climate change. The final draft of the government target, released Thursday, said Japan will aim to...
  • Five questions for Elon Musk about Tesla's battery business plan

    Five questions for Elon Musk about Tesla's battery business plan
    Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk plans to launch the electric car market into a new product line -- batteries for home and business energy storage. That would allow users, for instance, to charge batteries at night -- when energy rates are cheap...
  • Your Place: 'Green' renovations, hiring contractors gaining in popularity

    An American Express survey has uncovered the fact that more than half of all Americans are planning "green" renovations. At the same time, Colonial Pipeline Co. of Alpharetta, Ga., says that nearly half of all homeowners fail to call 811 to find out...
  • Gov. Brown's tough climate goals: Nation should follow California's lead

    Gov. Brown's tough climate goals: Nation should follow California's lead
    California has already adopted some of the world's most aggressive policies to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Now Gov. Jerry Brown has raised the bar even higher — setting a new, more ambitious target to reduce the pollutants that are responsible for...
  • California ramps up efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions

    Building on California's ambitious effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called on the state to further slash its carbon footprint over the next 15 years. Brown set a new target of reducing emissions to 40 percent below...
  • Power play: The battle over your electric bill

    Power play: The battle over your electric bill
    Want to see a lobbyists' dream? Check out the fight in Springfield over who will sell you electricity and how much you'll pay for it. The market for electricity has become competitive, to a point. Nuclear plants provide about half the power in Illinois,...
  • NextEra Energy reports better-than-expected quarter

    NextEra Energy reports better-than-expected quarter
    A boom in wind and solar energy across North America and more people moving into Florida lifted revenue and profits for NextEra Energy in the first quarter, beating Wall Street expectations. The company, based in Palm Beach County, early Wednesday...