Conservation & Green Economy
California's bullet train agency won a key legal ruling when it obtained an exemption from regulatory oversight by the federal Surface Transportation Board for construction of the first segment of the rail system
that would run 220 mph trains from L.A. to San Francisco.
The New Jersey solar energy market rebounded in the first
quarter, after tailing off when Superstorm Sandy
pushed back installation projects.
Department of Energy has created a website that computes the cost of electricity
to go the same distance as a comparable car on a gallon of gasoline.
When businesses set out to cut their energy costs, they generally focus
on one project at a time.
The U.S. solar industry saw solar photovoltaics
(PV) installations stabilized in the first quarter this year, a leading industry
report revealed on Tuesday.
A local software company is using "green" technology to build the new home of its technology-based business.
New Mexico utility regulators have green-lighted construction on New Mexico's largest solar power plant, which will sell all
its power to El Paso Electric.
A Clarksburg, W.Va., man who sued several companies involved in natural gas
extraction for exposure to fracking chemicals has lost his case in federal
The chief economist at the
International Energy Agency sees catastrophic consequences for the planet if
governments don't take decisive action to combat climate change.
The great majority of California voters favor either banning the
oil-drilling practice known as fracking or enacting additional state regulations
to ensure its safety.
California needs $44.5 billion to fix its aging water system, according to a federal survey. Texas and New York are also in great need.
The troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in Southern
California is to be shut down permanently, Southern
California Edison announced Friday.
Google has closed its first renewable energy
project in the African continent last week, investing $12 million in
a solar energy project in South Africa.
Eelgrass once thrived in Virginia's coastal bays -- lush meadows of
slender blades undulating just below the surface.
The discovery of genetically modified wheat in an Oregon field has reignited the debate over genetically modified food.