Western grid operators can now buy backup power on a real-time, open market to smooth intermittent renewables.
How the huge and fragile network of wires intertwined into our very existence may determine whether we can kick our carbon habit.
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission finally releases rules for implementing Amendment 37, the state’s renewable standards law
More Montana farmers are starting to raise oilseed crops and produce their own biofuels to save on energy costs
With the demand for renewable energy growing and the costs falling, solar and wind power have moved out of the realm of idealism into that of the marketplace
More than half the windmills on California’s Altamont Pass will shut down for two months this winter so migrating birds can pass safely through the area
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