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Renewable Energy

2022-01-13 00:43:15
by Tom Ramstack
Benefits of Electric Vehicles Overlook Agricultural Areas

WASHINGTON — Automotive industry officials told a congressional panel Wednesday that reaching President Joe Biden’s goal of switching the U.S.... Read More

WASHINGTON — Automotive industry officials told a congressional panel Wednesday that reaching President Joe Biden’s goal of switching the U.S. transportation sector to electric vehicles is likely to be a trade-off of one set of problems for another. Electric vehicles... Read More

2022-01-12 21:38:20
by Dan McCue
Biden Administration Advances Renewable Energy Projects

WASHINGTON — Seven federal executive branch agencies have begun rolling out wind, solar and other clean energy projects, the White... Read More

WASHINGTON — Seven federal executive branch agencies have begun rolling out wind, solar and other clean energy projects, the White House announced Wednesday morning. According to a senior administration official, the effort builds on President Biden’s commitment to “pull every... Read More

2021-12-28 18:27:12
by Dan McCue
Air Force and Northrop Grumman Researchers Make Space Solar Breakthrough

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. — Researchers preparing for the first flight of the Arachne, an experimental solar power satellite,... Read More

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. — Researchers preparing for the first flight of the Arachne, an experimental solar power satellite, have successfully conducted the first end-to-end demonstration of a key piece of hardware — its unique solar panels. The Space... Read More

2021-12-17 20:25:08
by Dan McCue
Panel Recommends Extending Trump-Era Duties on Solar Panels

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration should extend tariffs on solar panel modules and cells an additional four years to safeguard... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration should extend tariffs on solar panel modules and cells an additional four years to safeguard U.S.-based solar panel manufacturers, a U.S. trade panel said. Former President Donald Trump established the duties on Chinese-made photovoltaic modules... Read More

2021-12-07 17:51:00
by Dan McCue
Federal Facilities to be Retrofit With Climate-Resilient Technologies

WASHINGTON — The Energy Department is providing $13 million in funding to retrofit 17 federal facilities across the country with... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Energy Department is providing $13 million in funding to retrofit 17 federal facilities across the country with renewable energy and other climate resilience technologies.  According to the department, these projects will lower energy costs and enhance the... Read More

2021-12-03 22:27:30
by Dan McCue
Second Major Wind Farm Approved Off US Coastline

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators have signed off on a proposal to build a wind farm off the coast of Rhode... Read More

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators have signed off on a proposal to build a wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island. The South Fork Wind Project is the second commercial-scale, offshore wind energy project approved by the Bureau of Ocean... Read More

2021-11-11 03:36:00
by Anthropocene
Rooftop Solar Reactor Makes Liquid Fuels With Water and CO2 Drawn From Air

This article is by Prachi Patel and was originally published by Anthropocene magazine. Scientists have made a pilot-scale solar refinery that efficiently turns... Read More

This article is by Prachi Patel and was originally published by Anthropocene magazine. Scientists have made a pilot-scale solar refinery that efficiently turns carbon dioxide and water plucked from air into liquid fuels. The system takes us one step closer to making carbon-neutral... Read More

2021-11-10 21:34:03
by Dan McCue
Joint Hearing Planned on America’s Clean Energy Supply Chain

WASHINGTON — Two energy-related House committees will hold a joint hearing next week on supply chain issues related to the... Read More

WASHINGTON — Two energy-related House committees will hold a joint hearing next week on supply chain issues related to the transition to a clean energy economy. The House Energy subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., and the Environment and... Read More

Musk: I'll Sell 10% of Tesla Stock Based on Twitter Poll

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Tesla shares slumped in premarket trading on Monday after its CEO Elon Musk said he... Read More

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Tesla shares slumped in premarket trading on Monday after its CEO Elon Musk said he would sell 10% of his holdings in the electric car maker — more than $20 billion worth by most calculations... Read More

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