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World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm to Be Built in U.K.

Dong Energy makes final investment decision on 1.2-gigawatt project that will power more than a million U.K. homes.

California Narrowly Upholds Key Policy For Solar Growth

California delivered a narrow victory to the solar industry, maintaining a policy that has underpinned solar's growth.

Coal Slides to New Low As Source of Electricity

The amount of electricity generated from coal in the U.S. slid to its lowest level since the 1970s in November.

Coal Moratorium Turns Spotlight to Oil, Gas Leases

A federal coal leasing review has brought new attention to oil and gas leasing on public lands.

Study: Grid For Renewables Key to Cutting Emissions

Carbon emissions could be dramatically cut with a new power grid based on renewables, a new study says.

New Rules Would Cut Methane Vented on Public Lands

The federal government is proposing new rules for cutting methane emissions on public and tribal lands.

China’s Coal Use Declines As Electricity Demand Falls Flat

The decline may help the country’s greenhouse gas emissions peak a decade earlier than expected.

Denmark Just Set a Wind Power Record…Again

For the second year in a row, Denmark set a world record for wind power generation.

Citing Climate Change, Obama Halts Federal Coal Leasing

The Obama administration has temporarily halted coal leasing on federal lands to address climate change.

States’ Electricity Goals Have Limited Reach: Study

A Berkeley National Laboratory report shows state electricity goals making a small dent in U.S. carbon emissions.

Solar Job Boom Continues As Prices Spur Demand

The solar power industry continued its hiring spree in 2015, growing 12 times faster than overall U.S. employment.

Hydropower Said to Put Climate, Biodiversity at Risk

Dam building in tropical forests could harm the climate and biodiversity, a new study says.

2016: What to Look for in Energy and Climate

New commitments to renewables and the rippling effect of oil prices could dominate energy news in 2016.

The Biggest Energy and Climate Stories of 2015

A look at the biggest energy stories of 2015 — a year in which world leaders agreed to cut carbon emissions.

Africa Could Lead World on Green Energy

World Energy Outlook 2015 predicts Africa could be the first to power economic growth with renewables.

More Than 50,000 Wind Turbines Now Twirl Across U.S.

Wind power in the U.S. has grown to 70 gigawatts of generating capacity spread across 50,000 wind turbines.

North Carolina, Georgia Growing New Crop of Solar Farms

Large solar power installations are catching on quickly in North Carolina and Georgia as solar panel prices fall.

Study Says ‘Hydricity’ Could Boost the Use of Renewables

A new study shows that hydrogen could be used to help wind and solar provide power around the clock.

U.S. Government’s Energy Use Hits 40-Year Low

The federal government's energy consumption has reached its lowest level in 40 years.

Study Sees Possible Decline in Global CO2 Emissions

Researchers are projecting that the rate of growth in global CO2 emissions from burning fossil fuels may decline.