| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:30 AM
The Bureau of Land Management has released its final environmental impact statement for the proposed Ocotillo Sol Solar Energy Project.
In order to go forward, the proposed project also calls for an amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Gov. Rick Scott and Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer joined executives for the grand opening of the Siemens Wind Turbine Service Training Center, Thursday, in Orlando. The 40,000-square-foot training facility, the only of its kind in North and South America,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:05 AM
TOKYO - Farmers in Fukushima Prefecture are turning to "solar sharing," a process in which they can generate solar power on the same land where they grow crops and sell the power to utilities.
The farmers are hoping to sell the power to help cover the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Whispering of wind power
Virginia is a full partner in the changing U.S. energy landscape, and as such it's no stranger to the intense debates that energy issues generate.
All across the country, there's concern about hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:01 AM
AKRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Consumers Energy says it plans to begin construction this year on a $255 million wind power project in Michigan that will expand the company's renewable energy options.
The unit of Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp....
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:36 PM
When a person pulls up to Jamie Fisk's house, it doesn't seem noticeably different from any of the neighboring houses, but it has a feature unlike any other place in the area — the electricity and hot water the home uses are almost completely...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:05 AM
A wind-energy project in Western Maryland has been given more time by state regulators to start construction — the second deadline extension for the proposed 25-turbine development on Dan's Mountain in Allegany County.
The state Public Service...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:15 PM
CASPER, Wyo. -- Robert Arthur Reed solicited investors nationwide for a wind farm here.
But a federal judge ruled here this week that all the telephone huckster was really selling was a bunch of hot air.
U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl ordered...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:08 AM
California is among a dozen states that have excelled through political will and public policy at producing solar power and should be examples for others on how to shift to renewable energy, according to a report released Tuesday by the group...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Workers at Siemens Energy, a plant in Hutchinson, will build portions of wind turbines for a project in the northwest United States.
Siemens has an order from Portland General Electric company, a public utility in Oregon.
Hutchinson workers will build...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 5:25 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Four years after raising customers' bills to meet mandates to sell cleaner power, Michigan's biggest utilities are eliminating the fees or slashing them significantly.
Residential customers of DTE Electric may see their $3...