Topic: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
The newly approved Cape Wind project in Massachusetts will be closely watched, by both supporters and detractors, as it goes forward. Many see it as a barometer for the future of offshore wind energy in the US.
05/03/2010 03:05 pm
The Interior Department has approved the Cape Wind project, clearing the way for the first offshore wind power in the US.
04/28/2010 03:33 pm
President Obama Friday told federal agencies to cut energy use to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by 28 percent by 2010. Agencies are taking measures ranging from using more solar energy to switching from gasoline vehicles to hybrid vehicles.
01/29/2010 02:48 pm
Four technologies aim to use heat from the sun to make electricity. But which one has the edge?
08/18/2009 01:00 am
Rather than replace coal-fired boilers, one university opts for an ambitious geothermal system.
07/30/2009 01:00 am
Pricier options may become obsolete if government requires utilities to bring more renewables on line.
05/15/2009 01:00 am
Long-promised cellulosic ethanol is in modest production, but hurdles remain.
02/13/2009 12:00 am
The US is a late entry, but new domestic projects are revving to go.
01/22/2009 12:00 am
Some predict that within five years, it could rival fossil-fuel energy.
12/04/2008 12:00 am
The agency has developed a Google Earth mashup that pinpoints potential sites for solar, wind, and biomass projects.
10/01/2008 01:00 am