In November, Coloradans will have the chance to vote on a citizen-proposed renewable-energy initiative, but the utilities are working hard to defeat it
Rex Ewing?s book, Power with Nature: Solar and Wind Energy Demystified, is exactly what it claims to be: a practical, readable handbook on converting to renewable energy
GeoProducts wants to build a geothermal plant in New Mexico’s Valles Caldera National Preserve and sell power to Los Alamos National Laboratory, but some say the whole plan is a scam to get money from the Forest Service
The Bureau of Land Management is studying the prospects for developing wind energy on Western public lands
Ben Long writes of his love for the wild Rocky Mountain Front, an area targeted for energy development
A new report by the BLM and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory details the opportunities for renewable energy development on Western public lands
Under a new law, California's three investor-owned utilities must buy 20 percent of their power from alternative energy sources such as wind and solar.
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.
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