In Oregon's Willamette Valley, electricity for 65 homes will be produced from "bio-gas" from the manure of 400 Holstein cows.
Some critics say a proposed geothermal power plant threatens the newly designated Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area in northwestern Nevada.
The largest wind farm in the world is being constructed on the Oregon-Washington border near Walla Walla, Washington.
Electricity providers in Arizona will have to increase the amount of renewable energy resources that they use.
Colorado citizens voted last November to increase their state’s reliance on power from the wind and sun, but King Coal still rules the state, and the White House seems determined to keep it on the throne
The Emerald People's Utility District near Eugene, Ore., plans to provide "green power" to its customers, encouraging energy production that doesn't harm air quality or salmon.
Residents of a Steamboat Springs, Colo., neighborhood that is powered by solar and propane energy, are upset with CEO Jim Mann's plans to power the 21,000 sq.-ft. house he wants to build there with electricity from the grid.
A report by the U.S. Geological Survey, "Tapping the Earth's Natural Heat," discusses geothermal power and its possible impacts on the environment.
The first annual Sun Sprint of the Rockies Solar and Electric car race will run from Aspen, Colo., to Moab, Utah.
A planned Kenetech wind turbine site in Wyoming may endanger the raptors that hunt and migrate in the area.
Energy Department says Nevada Test Site would be one of the best places in North America to capture solar energy.
Review of The Independent Home: Living Well with Power from the Sun, Wind and Water by Michael Potts.
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