posted on February 21, 2014 at 6:07 PM
The complex covers nearly 5 square miles in the Mojave Desert near the California-Nevada border and consists of 350,000 mirrors that are roughly the size of a garage door.
posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:23 PM
The United States continues to be one of the world’s largest and fastest growing markets for wind power, and for the first time, the Department of Energy reports that wind energy became the top source of NEW U.S. electricity generation in 2012.
posted on April 19, 2013 at 4:04 PM
American wind power now generates over 10 percent of electricity in nine states, with Iowa leading the way, according to the American Wind Energy Association.
posted on December 16, 2011 at 3:43 PM
More than 32 mostly coal-fired power plants in a dozen states will be forced to shut down and an additional 36 might have to close because of new federal air pollution regulations, according to an Associated Press survey.
posted on December 16, 2011 at 3:26 PM
Republicans in Congress are flipping the dimmer switch on a law that sets new energy-savings standards for light bulbs.
posted on July 17, 2009 at 8:07 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M -- A New Mexico-based energy technology company says it plans to develop what it calls the world's first utility-scale, zero-emissions hydrogen power plant.
posted on April 24, 2009 at 8:04 PM
WASHINGTON – Consumers will face higher electricity prices if Congress passes a global warming bill without giving utilities some allowances to emit greenhouse gases, electricity providers warned Thursday.
posted on August 31, 2007 at 8:08 PM
Wisconsin utility finds renewable energy sources in unlikely locations.
posted on April 20, 2007 at 8:04 PM
The East River around New York has the reputation of being a dumping ground for garbage and possibly even mobsters' bodies.
posted on February 9, 2007 at 8:02 PM
Southern Iowa farmers use switchgrass from 4000 Conservation Reserve Program Acres to fuel the boiler at an electric generating plant.
posted on September 26, 2003 at 8:09 PM
Two scientists at the University of Massachusetts have discovered a sugar-loving micro-organism that may one day serve as a stable source of low power.
posted on June 20, 2003 at 8:06 PM
posted on January 3, 2003 at 8:01 PM
Normally, when laying hens are sent to the processor their meat is not considered tender enough and consequently are greatly devalued when compared to those animals raised specifically as broilers. But those days may be over thanks to a new...
posted on April 21, 2000 at 8:04 PM
TALKING TURKEY ABOUT ALTERNATIVE ENERGY CREDITS..