June 4th, 2018 | by George Harvey
Coal and nuclear power are both dying, falling victim to natural gas and renewable energy. Trump used to blame the Democrats, and especially “Obama’s war on coal.” He used to take the position that removing subsidies for renewable power would be sufficient to bring a renaissance to the coal industry. But despite his efforts, coal plants have just kept closing
May 4th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
New research from North Carolina State University and the University of Colorado Boulder has shown that declining natural gas prices were primarily responsible for the significant reduction in US coal use for power generation over the past decade, putting to rest (for the moment) the mythical "War on Coal."
February 22nd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Sometimes it's hard to see that progress is taking place, but when it comes to getting electricity from coal, progress is indeed happening and the pace is accelerating.
February 12th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
FirstEnergy, a large utility company in America's heartland, has withdrawn a plan that would have forced rate payers to subsidize an aging coal fired generating station in West Virginia -- a small victory on the road toward renewable energy.
June 5th, 2015 | by Silvio Marcacci
America had 1.2 million green jobs open in Q1 2015, according to Ecotech Institute. Here's why that tally could be a bad thing for the clean energy economy
February 6th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor
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December 11th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
Chicago has gone coal-free at all public buildings while cutting costs on ratepayer electricity bills through a unique power supply deal with Constellation
October 30th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
74% of likely voters in 11 swing states support EPA regulation of power plant emissions and say climate change denial is a losing political position.