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Vermont leaders finally backed away from renewable energy goals, as have Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, etc.
The Obama administration is proposing significant changes in US corporate taxes, as reported in today's Wall St. Journal. If enacted, the corporate tax rate would fall from 35% of income to 28%, ...
As oil consuming nations struggle to climb out of global recession, does $100 per barrel constitute a reasonable price? Not likely.
Figures show the UK and Germany have the largest deficit of allowances to pollute under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, meaning they must purchase more to meet obligations.
While politicians talk of Scottish independence from England, a world-beating €1.1 billion contract has today been announced to make the two countries even more interconnected.
With the high gas prices we are facing today, the popularity of the fuel-efficient car is seeing its' inevitable increase.
The variable nature of most renewable energy generation technology has long been recognized as an opportunity for electricity storage on the grid.
One of the big questions on the campaign trail today is whether there should be a government role in America's use of energy.
The electricity value chain of generation, transmission, distribution and consumption has a number of challenges, or pain points, to overcome to deliver all Smart Grid benefits.
The court ruled in favor of Entergy in the recent court case. In consequence, Entergy applied to the Public Service Board for a Certificate of Public Good for Vermont Yankee.
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Last Wednesday was a big milestone for people who care about public health and a livable climate. Two utilities announced the planned closure of nine coal plants.Read more ...
Today, in the UK, the world's oldest nuclear power plant shut down.Read more ...
The U.S. led the world in clean energy investment in 2011, but China retained the top spot in the latest Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index from Ernst & Young.Read more ...