August 4th, 2012 | by Andrew
With much of the US continuing to experience high heat and drought, distributed solar, and renewable power sources are helping alleviate the strains on electricity grids. Ongoing progress to integrate more clean, renewable energy into US power grids is threatened by utilities' efforts to derail efforts such as California's Net Metering program, however, according to Protect Net Metering.
April 30th, 2012 | by Andrew
US small business owners support government clean energy investment, EPA CO2 emissions regulations and ending oil-and-gas industry subsidies, but who's listening on Capitol Hill
December 28th, 2011 | by Andrew
California's Imperial Valley is rich in solar and geothermal energy resources, but its drive to build itself into a clean, renewable energy hub is creating some controversy among the local community, which in large part has been built around agriculture. County commissioners on Tuesday approved LS Power's application to build the Centinela 275-MW solar photovoltaic energy array on private farmland, bringing the debate, and tensions, to the fore
November 24th, 2011 | by Andrew
Powerful multinational corporate interests are spending the equivalent of national GDPs to make sure that a climate change treaty isn't agreed to at the UNFCCC's COP 17 in Durban beginning next week, but a glimmer of hope remains, according to a new report from Greenpeace International
November 2nd, 2011 | by Andrew
Almost 90% of Americans think it's important the US develop and use solar energy, while more than 80% support federal tax credits and grants for the solar industry. More than half said they would pay more for products made using solar power. So what's up in Congress?
August 4th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
Check out some of the top energy and environment politics stories of the week from around the internet
July 6th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
Our weekly roundup of cleantech stories from around the web. To start you off, here's a good one from The Onion (on a friend's site): Big Coal Takes a Big Swing at Big Wind
June 10th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
Some more great cleantech stories from the week that we haven't yet covered. This week, I decided to just organize them by topic (note, of course, that some topics overlap -- in such cases, I put a little note about which other categories each article could be filed under after titles for those of you only interested in a particular topic). Check out these other interesting cleantech stories