A new report from the Environmental Working Group claims that Duke Energy, the nation's largest utility, is holding back the transition away from fossil fuels.
But getting there will require investment in better energy storage technologies.
The model is part of the United States' developing efforts to regulate the wind-energy industry.
In Wyoming, where Philip Anschutz is currently building the largest wind farm in the world, coal, which is cheap and plentiful, is the answer to just about everything.
Philip Anschutz wants to turn his 500-square-mile cattle ranch into the world’s largest wind farm. The project would generate four times more electricity than the Hoover Dam, enough to power all of the households in Los Angeles and San Francisco. It would also make Anschutz the nation’s most unlikely environmental hero—if he can ever get the thing built.
Wind and solar remain small components of the U.S. energy portfolio, but two new data points out this week suggest they're starting to to hit their stride.
On-again, off-again federal support cripples emerging industries in the United States, America's pre-eminent wind energy pioneer believes.
Nobel laureate Walter Kohn is bullish on renewable energy but sees the answer to global energy woes as population stabilization through the education of women.