Utilities Cut Coal Use Amid Clean Power Plan Fight

Utilities Cut Coal Use Amid Clean Power Plan Fight

  • Published: Mar 4th, 2016

Whatever the fate of the president's most sweeping climate policy, electric companies are looking beyond coal.

Low Oil Prices Force Slowdown of U.S. Tar Sands Project

Low Oil Prices Force Slowdown of U.S. Tar Sands Project

  • Published: Feb 10th, 2016

Low oil prices and the loss of a contractor have forced a Utah oil sands project to slow to a near halt.

Coal Slides to New Low As Source of Electricity

Coal Slides to New Low As Source of Electricity

  • Published: Jan 28th, 2016

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

Citing Climate Change, Obama Halts Federal Coal Leasing

Citing Climate Change, Obama Halts Federal Coal Leasing

  • Published: Jan 15th, 2016

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

States’ Electricity Goals Have Limited Reach: Study

States’ Electricity Goals Have Limited Reach: Study

  • Published: Jan 13th, 2016

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

Energy Transition Underway Ahead of Paris Climate Talks

Energy Transition Underway Ahead of Paris Climate Talks

  • Published: Nov 11th, 2015

An International Energy Agency report shows that a global transition to cleaner energy is underway.

Last Tango for Nuclear?

Last Tango for Nuclear?

  • Published: Feb 21st, 2015

The U.S. nuclear power industry’s three-step: Revival, long goodbye or state-aided life support.

U.S. at Brink of Turning Point in Energy

U.S. at Brink of Turning Point in Energy

  • Published: Dec 31st, 2014

Oil prices and advancements in renewables in 2014 set the scene for a major turning point in energy in 2015.