If King Coal wants a boost, it should go after "Drill Baby Drill."
by Jonathan Thompson,
Nov 12, 2012
Renewable energy developers have long relied on selling to California, but recent changes make it harder for outsiders to access the market.
by Steve Ernst,
May 28, 2012
As his retirement looms, Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., pushes a "clean energy" bill, one that broadens the energy mix beyond traditional "renewable" sources.
by Judith Lewis Mernit,
Apr 15, 2012
Industrial-style, large-scale solar developments on Western public lands are simply not the right way to go.
by Janine Blaeloch,
Apr 11, 2012
The only reason Las Vegas has managed to thrive in the scorching desert is that its water is subsidized and its use is disconnected from the real cost.
by Andrew B. Wilson,
Jan 03, 2012
After a hard-fought political campaign the town of Boulder passed a ballot initiative allowing it to create its own municipal utility in order to help reach its ambitious environmental goals.
by Nathan Rice,
Dec 27, 2011
LED light bulbs will light up your life -- and reduce the need for new, polluting coal power plants.
by Russ Doty and Holly Wilde,
Dec 14, 2011
An ambitious plan to create new corridors for power lines
and pipelines will make it easier for utility companies to tap into
the West’s energy boom
by Allison Gerfin,
Aug 21, 2006
The Obama administration's electrical transmission permitting agencies are cooperating to speed grid updates and fast track clean energy projects, as demand for power grows.
by Sarah Gilman,
Nov 15, 2011
Mark Sardella’s nonprofit group Local Energy is
determined to heat local communities with biomass energy, created
by burning logging slash and millwaste from New Mexican
by Peter Friederici,
Oct 30, 2006