Conservation & Green Economy
The pilot of the solar-powered plane Solar Impulse sits down for a Q&A on the importance of renewable energy.
Americans are using
solar panels and wind turbines instead of coal to generate electricity, a report says.
China on Thursday announced
anti-dumping duties on imports of solar-grade polysilicon, the latest moves in a global struggle
over trade in solar products and their raw materials.
Assets of failed solar company BlueChip
Energy may have been worth $19 million on paper, but Tuesday's auction brought
Australian scientists say a new technology could harvest waste heat from power
stations and vehicle exhaust pipes to generate electricity.
Western New Mexico University recently received 70 recycling bins
designed specifically for placement at the Silver City Campus.
Under the new standards, Energy Star certified refrigerators and freezers will use at least 10 percent less energy than models meeting 2014 federal minimum efficiency standards.
Opponents of the proposal to build a wind farm in Nantucket Sound have
sued the U.S. Coast Guard in federal court, saying the agency failed to respond
to a request for public records as required by law.
Solar-cooking enthusiasts will harness the sun's rays to bake
something delicious for the fifth annual Southwest Solar Cook-Off on Sunday.
California's rebate program for home solar units is powering down, but it's still setting a few records before the
The state of New Mexico has declined the Energy Dept.'s request
for quick approval of a proposal to bring radioactive tank waste from Washington
state's Hanford Nuclear Reservation to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near
California's efforts to encourage rooftop solar panels were so successful in reducing installation costs that the
program is now effectively winding down, according to a new report.
China and the U.S., the world's two largest generators of carbon
emissions, added climate change as a major discussion point for in a new round of talks.
Approval of natural gas pipelines won't be any easier,
but it soon could be faster if a Kansas congressman gets his way.
El Paso Electric plans to build a small solar system at its customer
service office in Van Horn, the company announced Monday.