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Oklahoma Pulling Up Red Carpet Offered to Wind Industry

By Sean Murphy | Feb 13
Lawmakers have ended all the state incentives to the wind energy industry and now are considering a new production tax and even capping previously guaranteed incentives.

U.S. Solar Power Industry Braces for Tariffs

U.S. Solar Power Industry Braces for Tariffs

Jan 24
The US solar power industry says tariffs on solar panels from China under consideration by the Trump administration could lead to the loss of 88,000 of the industry's 260,000 jobs.

Winds of Worry: U.S. Fishermen Fear Forests of Power Turbines

By Philip Marcelo | Dec 27
East Coast fishermen are turning a wary eye toward an emerging upstart: The offshore wind industry.

Paris Hosts Major Climate Summit - and It's All About Trump

By Thomas Adamson and Philippe Sotto | Dec 14
The global climate summit in Paris was designed to bypass Donald Trump, but the U.S. president ended up playing a starring role.

Solar Energy is Fastest Growing Source of Power

Oct 8
A report shows that solar energy was the fastest-growing source of power last year, accounting for almost two-thirds of net new capacity globally.

Renewable Sources of Electricity Outpace Nuclear Plants

By Michael Biesecker | Jul 9
For the first time in decades, the United States got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power in March and April.

Competition for Offshore Wind Ramps Up in Massachusetts

By Philip Marcelo | Jun 13
Massachusetts' bid to become the nation's leader in offshore wind power is ramping up.

U.S. Bucks Trend Amid Increases for Clean Energy Research

By Matthew Brown | Jun 11
India, France, Norway, Canada, Australia, Japan and others said during a private meeting of ministers earlier this week that they were on track to double government research budgets. The U.S. is taking a different tack.

Wasted Green Power Tests China's Energy Leadership

By Matthew Brown | Jun 7
China's scramble to curb pollution has made it the world leader in renewable energy development, yet increasing amounts of that green power have gone unused.

China, Japan Extract Combustible Ice from Seafloor

By Matthew Brown | May 22
Commercial development of the globe's huge reserves of a frozen fossil fuel known as "combustible ice" has moved closer to reality after Japan and China successfully extracted the material from the seafloor.

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