Trump’s EPA Chief Doubling Down On Coal And Fossil Fuels

The Trump-appointed head of the Environmental Protection Agency plans to repeal today an environmental protection put into effect by Obama. EPA chief Scott Pruitt told miners in Kentucky on Monday of his intention to remove a power plant rule that limits greenhouse gas emissions. “The war against coal is over,” Pruitt assured the miners. Attending … Continued

For a Short While There, California Electricity Prices Went Negative

California is producing so much solar energy that the prices dropped into negative territory this Spring. That means the energy producers actually had to pay utilities to take the energy they produced.

New Wind Turbines Blow Away Old Power Generation Records

Wind energy technology is rapidly evolving and contributing ever more power to the global grid.

SolaRoad is Producing More Energy Than Expected

The world’s first solar road, located in the Netherlands, has only been open for six months but is already producing more energy than expected. SolaRoad has produced over 3,000 kilowatt-hours of energy since opening in November 2014, according to Think Progress. The spokesman for this public-private partnership project, Stan de Wit, spoke of its success in … Continued

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