Despite its damp climate, the country has become the global leader in wind and solar power through a pioneering law. Now, Congress is weighing a similar bill.
The veteran parliamentarian was the chief architect of Germany’s feed-in tariff, an incentive program to foster the development of green-power production.
Hull, Mass., could become the first US community to host an offshore wind farm.
Ethanol and other biofuels are boosting food prices and greenhouse gases, says a new British report.
High gas prices and politics push companies toward the ‘holy grail’ of biofuel: cellulosic ethanol.
Ralph Dull read a book on wind generators and became a pioneer in environmentally friendly farming.
Drawbacks appear in a process once touted as an answer to global warming.
As the price of this waste product and biodiesel ingredient has risen, so have thefts.
President Lula says the largest ethanol exporter makes fuel from sugar, not corn. And there's a sugar surplus.
Climate concerns, rising utility costs, better technology, and new laws are making home units more attractive.
Worried about high food prices, Congress tries to push the industry to use nonfood crops.
On the scenic island off Scotland, all electricity is made locally.
Efficient cogeneration units produce electricity as well as heat.
Across a backyard fence: When is the environmentalism greener on the other side?
US waters could supply up to 10 percent of electric needs but fast-track permits anger communities.
Converting corn and soybeans into fuels is contributing to higher food prices. The dispute is how much.
Green Energy Advocates urge sustained support through inclusion in stimulus package.
To take corn out of cereal bowls and put it into our gas tanks isn't an answer to global warming.