Tag: Alternative energy industry

They’re not blown away by NJ’s offshore wind power plans

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OCEAN CITY, N.J. — New Jersey is moving aggressively to become the leader in the fast-growing offshore wind energy industry on the East Coast,...

Road to future: Dutch province unveils solar bicycle path

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MAARTENSDIJK, Netherlands — Authorities in a central Dutch province opened what they are billing as the world's longest solar bicycle path Wednesday, mixing sustainable...

Lawsuit says Alabama blocking solar power with unfair fees

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The fees imposed by the Alabama Power company on customers who generate their own electricity with rooftop or on-site solar panels...

New infrastructure deal must focus on climate, activists say

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WASHINGTON — Climate activists and their Democratic allies in Congress are pressing with renewed urgency for huge investments to slow global warming, after a...

Tennessee Valley Authority considers replacing coal with gas

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The nation's largest public utility is looking at shutting down three of its five remaining coal-fired power plants, saying they are...

Court strikes Trump EPA rule for full-year 15% ethanol sales

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DES MOINES, Iowa — A federal appeals court on Friday threw out a Trump-era Environmental Protection Agency rule change that allowed for the sale...

California tests off-the-grid solutions to power outages

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SAN FRANCISCO — When a wildfire tore through Briceburg nearly two years ago, the tiny community on the edge of Yosemite National Park lost...

NJ awards 2 more offshore wind projects, tripling capacity

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — New Jersey utility regulators approved the...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

Astronauts tackle more solar panel work in 3rd spacewalk

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronauts worked to install another new solar panel outside the International Space Station on Friday, making their third spacewalk in...