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$3B in DOD Budget to Address Climate Change $3B in DOD Budget to Address Climate Change
WASHINGTON — The Defense Department is requesting $3 billion in fiscal year 2023 “to address the effects of climate change,... Read More
Wyoming Governor to Chair National Oil and Gas Commission

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has been elected the next chair of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission. The election took place... Read More

New Dems Push Commerce to Speed Solar Tariff Investigation

WASHINGTON — Members of the New Democrat Coalition on Thursday urged the Commerce Department to step up the pace of its two-month-old investigation of solar... Read More

Kansas State Team Wins Collegiate Wind Competition

WASHINGTON — A team of Kansas State University students have won the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition. Over the course of the... Read More

Researchers Create Solar Cell With Record Efficiency Rate

GOLDEN, Colo. — Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory have created the most efficient solar cell ever made, the numbers coming in at a... Read More

Colorado, Nebraska Jostle Over Water Rights Amid Drought

OVID, Colo. (AP) — Shortly after daybreak on the high plains of northeastern Colorado, Don Schneider tinkers with seed-dispensing gear on a mammoth corn planter.... Read More

Countries Negotiating First Legally Binding Global Agreement to End Plastic Pollution

WASHINGTON — Countries have been negotiating limits on plastic use for years, but China’s 2018 announcement that it would stop accepting 24 kinds of plastic... Read More

US Army Leading By Example On Climate Change Adaptation

WASHINGTON — Though its primary mission remains warfighting, the U.S. Army is playing a leading role in an entirely different battle — the nation’s response to the challenges of climate... Read More

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More Than 13,000 Express Interest in Joining DOE’s Clean Energy Corps More Than 13,000 Express Interest in Joining DOE’s Clean Energy Corps

WASHINGTON — Barely five months after it was launched, more than 13,000 people have applied to become members of the Department of Energy’s new Clean Energy Corps team. The creation of the corps is a byproduct of the bipartisan infrastructure... Read More

More Than 13,000 Express Interest in Joining DOE’s Clean Energy Corps

WASHINGTON — Barely five months after it was launched, more than 13,000 people have applied to become members of the Department of Energy’s new Clean... Read More

Delaware Extends Electric Vehicle Rebate Program Delaware Extends Electric Vehicle Rebate Program

DOVER, Del. — The state of Delaware is extending its popular Clean Vehicle Rebate Program through the end of the year. The program had been set to expire June 30. The program, which is administered by the state’s Department of... Read More

Delaware Extends Electric Vehicle Rebate Program

DOVER, Del. — The state of Delaware is extending its popular Clean Vehicle Rebate Program through the end of the year. The program had been... Read More

Hydropower Offers Potential for Energy but Only With Revisions, Lawmakers Told Hydropower Offers Potential for Energy but Only With Revisions, Lawmakers Told

WASHINGTON — Hydropower offers a promising clean energy option for producing electricity but only if the current regulatory obstacles can be overcome, according to energy industry and environmental officials who testified to Congress Thursday. Last year, hydroelectricity generation produced about... Read More

Hydropower Offers Potential for Energy but Only With Revisions, Lawmakers Told

WASHINGTON — Hydropower offers a promising clean energy option for producing electricity but only if the current regulatory obstacles can be overcome, according to energy... Read More

DC Most Accessible Metro in DMV When It Comes to Charging Electric Vehicles DC Most Accessible Metro in DMV When It Comes to Charging Electric Vehicles

NEW YORK —The District of Columbia is hands down the most accessible metro in the DMV when it comes to charging your electric vehicle, a new study by the financial comparison site Forbes Advisor has found. The study, based on... Read More

DC Most Accessible Metro in DMV When It Comes to Charging Electric Vehicles

NEW YORK —The District of Columbia is hands down the most accessible metro in the DMV when it comes to charging your electric vehicle, a... Read More

Food for Thought: Agro Accounts for a Third of Global Emissions

WASHINGTON — While manufacturing and industry processes are cited as responsible for emitting the most greenhouse gases, food systems also... Read More

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Battery-Powered Greek Island Bets on Green Future

TILOS, Greece (AP) — When deciding where to test green tech, Greek policymakers picked the remotest point on the map:... Read More

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Thanks to Equity, Nation’s Capital Tops Annual Big City Park List

WASHINGTON — The Trust for Public Land, a park service nonprofit, recently released its 2022 ParkScore Index, and two major... Read More

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World’s First Mass-Scale Sodium-Ion Battery Plant to Debut in Michigan
World’s First Mass-Scale Sodium-Ion Battery Plant to Debut in Michigan

HOLLAND, Mich. — A city perhaps best known today for being the home of the much-photographed Big Red Lighthouse that stands between the channel linking Lake Macatawa to Lake Michigan, will soon be home to the world’s first mass-scale sodium-ion...

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World’s First Mass-Scale Sodium-Ion Battery Plant to Debut in Michigan

HOLLAND, Mich. — A city perhaps best known today for being the home of the much-photographed Big Red Lighthouse that stands between the channel linking... Read More

PG&E Launches Comprehensive Study of Hydrogen’s Feasibility Within Gas Pipelines
PG&E Launches Comprehensive Study of Hydrogen's Feasibility Within Gas Pipelines

LODI, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company has launched what it says is the nation's “most comprehensive end-to-end hydrogen study and demonstration facility,” which will examine the future potential of the zero-carbon fuel hydrogen as a renewable energy resource....

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PG&E Launches Comprehensive Study of Hydrogen's Feasibility Within Gas Pipelines

LODI, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company has launched what it says is the nation's “most comprehensive end-to-end hydrogen study and demonstration facility,” which... Read More

US Army Awards Ameresco Energy Storage System Contract US Army Awards Ameresco Energy Storage System Contract

FREDERICK, Md. — The U.S. Army has awarded the Federal Solutions Group of Ameresco Inc. a contract to add a comprehensive battery storage system to the existing 18.6-MW solar energy facility at the Fort Detrick Army Garrison in Maryland. Ameresco,...

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US Army Awards Ameresco Energy Storage System Contract

FREDERICK, Md. — The U.S. Army has awarded the Federal Solutions Group of Ameresco Inc. a contract to add a comprehensive battery storage system to... Read More

Illinois Utility Invites Young Women to Participate in EV Rally Illinois Utility Invites Young Women to Participate in EV Rally

CHICAGO — Commonwealth Edison Company, the electric service provider to more than 4 million customers across northern Illinois, is holding an “EV rally” this summer to encourage young women to choose future careers in science, technology, engineering and math. The...

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Illinois Utility Invites Young Women to Participate in EV Rally

CHICAGO — Commonwealth Edison Company, the electric service provider to more than 4 million customers across northern Illinois, is holding an “EV rally” this summer... Read More

Duke Energy CEO Tells Shareholders Its Use of Renewables is Growing Rapidly Duke Energy CEO Tells Shareholders Its Use of Renewables is Growing Rapidly

CHARLOTTE, N.C. –  Attendees at Duke Energy’s annual shareholders' meeting last week heard nothing but good news when it came to the utility’s multi-year transition to renewable and other clean energy sources. Speaking to shareholders on Thursday, Lynn Good, Duke...

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Duke Energy CEO Tells Shareholders Its Use of Renewables is Growing Rapidly

CHARLOTTE, N.C. –  Attendees at Duke Energy’s annual shareholders' meeting last week heard nothing but good news when it came to the utility’s multi-year transition... Read More

Justice Dept. Opens New Office to Crack Down on Polluters Justice Dept. Opens New Office to Crack Down on Polluters

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced Thursday it was opening a new Office of Environmental Justice to crack down on industrial polluters. Top priorities of the new program are reducing climate change and protecting low-income or disadvantaged communities, according to...

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Justice Dept. Opens New Office to Crack Down on Polluters

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced Thursday it was opening a new Office of Environmental Justice to crack down on industrial polluters. Top priorities of... Read More

Coral Reefs Provide Stunning Images of a World Under Assault

MIAMI (AP) — Humans don't know what they're missing under the surface of a busy shipping channel in the “cruise... Read More

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Europe's Farmers Stir Up Biogas to Offset Russian Energy

SONCHAMP, France (AP) — In lush fields southwest of Paris, farmers are joining Europe’s fight to free itself from Russian gas.... Read More

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California Considering Extending Life of Last Nuclear Plant 

AVILA BEACH, Calif. — As California braces for possible electricity shortages in the coming summer months, Gov. Gavin Newsom is... Read More

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