By Zack Colman | 08/29/14 11:31 PM
While solar's slice of the U.S. electricity pie is still small -- it accounted for just 0.2 percent of total generation in 2013 -- the electric utility industry is viewing it as a disruptive force.
08/30/14 06:15 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Advocates of renewable energy are hailing the rejection of Rocky Mountain Power's request for a new fee for residential rooftop solar panels in Utah. They're calling the Utah Public Service Commission's decision on Friday a victory for clean air and energy as well as...
08/28/14 08:00 AM
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A U.S investment group has signed a $480 million deal to build two solar energy plants in central Myanmar, one of the largest investments by an American firm since the easing of U.S. sanctions. The agreement, inked by the ACO Investment Group and the Ministry of Energy,...
08/26/14 06:30 AM
RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — A utility says its latest solar farm in eastern Indiana has started generating electricity. Indiana Municipal Power Agency says the eight-acre solar farm on the grounds of Richmond Power and Light contains about 4,000 solar panels. They will generate one megawatt of...
08/18/14 09:13 AM
Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.
By Zack Colman | 08/15/14 12:43 PM
A federal court on Friday upheld a key rule designed to spur investment in expensive electric grid infrastructure that could connect more people to renewable energy and other power sources.
By Zack Colman | 08/05/14 06:35 PM
If there is a lab to test the "all of the above" approach to energy, it's Africa. And the results of that experiment could have profound implications for climate change.
By Zack Colman | 08/05/14 07:06 PM
Obama said the Power Africa effort has been so successful that the White House is tripling the goal to 30,000 megawatts, enough to power 60 million homes.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/30/14 04:22 PM
Rep. Gary Peters' role in securing an earmark and a tax credit for a now-bankrupt solar panel company could become a point of contention in Michigan's hard-fought Senate race.
By Byron York | 08/31/14
By Michael Barone | 08/31/14
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By Byron York | 09/01/14
By Hugh Hewitt | 08/31/14