Construction began last week on a wind power plant in the Mojave Desert. Its developers say it will be the nation's biggest but it comes amid dimming prospects for wind power in the US.
One battle in the other Afghanistan war: How a mismanaged $60 million USAID project alienated those it aimed to help.
Without 'cap and trade,' Senate majority leader Harry Reid said Tuesday the narrower energy bill has a better shot at overcoming GOP opposition.
Despite the breakneck speed at which the country surpassed the United States as the world's biggest energy consumer, International Energy Agency chief economist Fatih Birol says China energy use can be slowed.
An unfinished $1 million power canal in Afghanistan’s Badakhshan Province is part of a larger $60 million USAID project that largely failed in its goal to win hearts and minds in efforts through postwar rebuilding.
The Laos government is banking on hydropower - with plans to build 55 dams - to sell electricity to its Asian neighbors. But critics say hydropower comes at the cost of more displaced farmers and altered rivers.
A new Stanford University poll out of found that most Americans percent favor breaks for wind, solar, and water power.
Johannes Dahl, of German company Thermovolt, fixes a solar panel on the roof of the Paul VI Hall, at the Vatican, on Sept. 29, 2008. A total of 2,400 panels were installed in order to provide 300,000 kilowatt hours of energy which will be used to illuminate, heat, and cool the building where the pontiff holds his general audiences in the winter and in bad weather. Concerts in honor of the pontiff are also staged in the 6,300-seat hall. In the background St. Peter's Basilica can be seen.
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