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Illinois Solar Booms Under New Program, but Developers Fear Bust Ahead

Illinois Solar Booms Under New Program, but Developers Fear Bust Ahead

  • Published: Oct 16th, 2019

Continental Electric Construction Co. has been adapting as technologies and the climate have changed—during the past two years it installed 59 solar projects across Illinois that can provide 33 MW of power—more than 10 times the capacity...

VW, in Settlement, to Build Electric Vehicle Stations

VW, in Settlement, to Build Electric Vehicle Stations

  • Published: Jul 28th, 2017

Volkswagen will build electric vehicle charging stations across California as part of an emissions settlement.

South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

  • Published: Jul 20th, 2017

South Miami, Fla., has become the first city outside of California to mandate solar panels on new homes.

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

  • Published: May 31st, 2017

The world's first commercial direct carbon capture plant is set to begin operations near Zurich this week.

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

  • Published: May 25th, 2017

The White House's proposed 2018 budget slashes funding for federal carbon capture and storage programs.

White House Budget Aims to Kill ‘Crazy’ Climate Science

White House Budget Aims to Kill ‘Crazy’ Climate Science

  • Published: May 23rd, 2017

The White House's 2018 budget targets federal climate science, regulations.

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

  • Published: May 18th, 2017

Don't bet the future of the climate on negative emissions technology, Stanford University scientists say.

Interior Dept. Vows to Amend Methane Rule After Setback

Interior Dept. Vows to Amend Methane Rule After Setback

  • Published: May 10th, 2017

The Interior Department has flagged the waste prevention rule as one it will suspend, revise or rescind.