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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.

Tax Bill Boosts Oil, Gas Drilling - and Renewable Energy

By Matthew Daly | Dec 20
The Republicans' tax package would boost traditional forms of energy such as oil and gas while also supporting renewable energy such as wind and solar power - and even extend a hand to buyers of electric cars.

UN Report: Access to Energy Crucial for Escaping Poverty

By Kaweewit Kaewjinda | Nov 25
A United Nations report says the world's least developed countries need access to electricity if they are to break out of poverty.

U.S. Oil and Gas 'Resurgence' Expected as Global Demand Grows

Nov 16
Oil will continue growing as a source of energy for over two decades, with the U.S. set to become the undisputed leader in crude and gas production, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday.

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.

Agencies Slow Methane Rules Opposed by Oil, Gas Industry

By Matthew Daly | Jun 18
The Trump administration is delaying two Obama-era regulations aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production.

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.

Indiana Governor Signs Bill Aimed at Dimming Solar Incentive

By Brian Slodysko | May 4
The benefit currently available to those who install solar panels will be sharply curtailed in the coming years, under a bill backed by Indiana's powerful utility companies that was signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb on Tuesday.

California's Solar Energy Set Power Supply Record in March

Apr 13
California met its goal to produce about half the state's electricity from renewable sources for three hours on March 11, a new estimate from the U.S. government shows.

Report: Climate Outlook Improves As Fewer Coal Plants Built

By Joe McDonald and Katy Daigle | Mar 25
Led by cutbacks in China and India, construction of new coal-fired power plants is falling worldwide, improving chances climate goals can be met despite earlier pessimism, three environmental groups said Wednesday.

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