In the U.S., a new solar project was installed every three minutes in 2014, and jobs in the solar industry rose from 15,000 employees in 2005 to nearly 174,000 today.
GoreSat is going to space at last. The 1,250 lbs satellite, officially known as the Deep Space Climate Observatory, is to lift off Sunday at 6:10 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Examining EPA’s Proposed Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rules From New, Modified, And Existing Power Plants
The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing entitled, “Oversight Hearing: Examining EPA’s proposed carbon dioxide emissions rules from new, modified, and existing power plants.”
The Atlantic coast of the U.S. could be opened to unprecedented oil and natural gas drilling, under a proposal the Obama administration announced Tuesday, although it’s unclear just how much energy lies beneath the ocean.
The Interior Department has released an environmental study that supports the potential lease of 300,000 acres off the North Carolina coast for wind farms.
The EPA is delaying the release of carbon emissions rules for all power plants and will publish them for new as well as existing plants at the same time mid-summer.
The US EPA has approved ethanol made from Algenol’s process as an advanced biofuel, meeting the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reduction requirements under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS).
Exposure to very low levels of ionizing radiation is common—medical procedures, air travel, and industrial processes expose people to such radiation every day.
Last week, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources approved the Marine and Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy Act of 2013 (S. 1419), and the Nexus of Energy and Water for Sustainability Act of 2014 (S. 1971).
A politically divisive Eastern Shore wind energy project hit a new roadblock Thursday, as the Pentagon lodged a formal objection to it, saying the towering turbines would interfere with operations at Naval Air Station...