| Oct 19, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Geothermal power was once king of California's renewable energy. So many companies were clamoring to transform steam into electricity that they sucked the world's largest geyser field dry.
But the industry's shortsightedness — and its slowness...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Two out-of-state companies are suing Los Angeles after their plan to install an array of 3,500 solar cells on the northeast edge of the San Fernando Valley was thwarted by a local commission.
The proposed project in Lake View Terrace worried neighbors,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Siemens Orlando offices were involved in the company’s wind divisions signing two long-term wind service agreements for wind farms in Washington State
The wind farms have 132 turbines between them, near the city of Roosevelt, WA: White Creek...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:20 AM
In an attempt to drive more consumers toward solar power, SolarCity is offering $200 million in solar bonds to the public, an option previously only available to institutional investors in the United States.
The company, backed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe pitched his all-of-the-above energy plan Tuesday to a joint gathering of business leaders and the Virginia League of Conservation Voters, and he won applause at several points for a promised turn toward conservation and renewable...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:25 AM
The historic Rodgers Forge neighborhood in Towson has adopted guidelines for residents who want to install solar panels, an effort community leaders hope can strike a balance between preserving the community's architecture and embracing alternative...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The wind is so strong in Iowa and Kansas that more wind farms there could power the country's largest cities if only there was a way to move that electricity to where most people live.
Enter Michael Skelly, a Houston businessman who envisions building...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:26 AM
A new wind farm that will supply power to Microsoft Corp. for the next 20 years broke ground Wednesday in Kankakee before a crowd of more than 100.
The 175-megawatt Pilot Hill Wind Project is being constructed 60 miles outside Chicago along the border...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:09 PM
To hear Larry Hogan tell it, the multibillion-dollar effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay has been a dismal failure — and the biggest problem is getting Pennsylvania and New York to stop sending sediment pollution down the Susquehanna River....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:57 PM
With a backdrop of slowly turning wind turbines, the U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday unveiled a plan to manage conservation and renewable energy production on more than 22 million acres in California as part of a federal and state effort...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Solarize Bloomfield, a program designed to give residents information about the benefits of converting their homes to solar energy, will be ending soon.
Residents have until Sept. 30 to take advantage of special solar program discounts and sign a...