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Renewable Energy

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  • Finance package for NC House budget plan narrowly passes

    The North Carolina House wants to spend $1.1 billion more on state government next year under a draft budget proposal released Monday, which seeks to raise teacher and state employee salaries while setting aside more money for reserves and economic...
  • Berkshire fights rooftop solar as Buffett champions green energy

    Warren Buffett highlights how his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. utilities make massive investments in renewable energy. Meanwhile, in Nevada, the company is fighting a plan that would encourage more residents to use green power. Berkshire's NV Energy, the...
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    The week that was in Latin America kicked off with a classic clash between Argentine archrivals Boca Juniors and River Plate that went awry. During the game for a spot in the quarterfinals of the Copa Libertadores fans threw tear gas at River Plate...
  • Solar Industry, Towns Battle Over Local Rooftop Panel Rules

    Solar Industry, Towns Battle Over Local Rooftop Panel Rules
    HARTFORD — Efforts to encourage more residential rooftop solar panels in Connecticut are being slowed by a cumbersome permitting process at the local level, the industry says. Towns and cities say that more rules will cost money. From these two...
  • What's behind India's crackdown on social justice and climate activists?

    India has recently ramped up attacks on environmental and development organizations that work on climate, clean energy and sustainability issues. The world's largest democracy has frozen bank accounts, restricted international donations, and in some cases...
  • Solar industry, towns battle over local rooftop panel rules

    Efforts to encourage more residential rooftop solar panels in Connecticut are being slowed by a cumbersome permitting process at the local level, the industry says. Towns and cities say more rules will cost money. From these two points of view,...
  • Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest

    Hundreds of activists decked out in neoprene wetsuits and life jackets took to the waters of Elliott Bay on Saturday in kayaks, canoes, paddleboards and other vessels to send the message that Royal Dutch Shell should cancel its plan to drill in the Arctic...
  • Fire breaks out for second time at Abu Dhabi's Masdar site

    The company behind a high-profile green-energy technology community in Abu Dhabi says a fire has broken out on the site for the second time in a week. Government-backed Masdar said in a statement Sunday that the fire started at about 1:30 a.m. and...
  • Drought cuts power production of California dams

    Shasta Dam, looming more than 600 feet tall and gatekeeper of the largest man-made lake in California, was designed to perform two crucial functions: Store water and generate power. And for decades, the massive concrete structure has channeled water...
  • By the numbers

      Amid four years of drought, reservoir levels have plunged across California. These dams are typically a small but important producer of power. Reservoir levels at some major California dams: Shasta: 50% Trinity: 36% Folsom: 54% New Melones:...
  • Drought urgency hits rain country: Washington governor declares state emergency

    Drought urgency hits rain country: Washington governor declares state emergency
    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought Friday — citing historically low snowpack, dwindling rivers and rising temperatures that have plunged nearly the entire West Coast into official emergency status. “The drought has...