More than half of US households will spend an average 20 percent of their family budget on energy, nearly double what they spent 13 years ago, Gates writes. In North Carolina, the 2.1 million households earning less than $50,000 annually spend 23 percent of their income on energy.
Spending cuts will hit a wide range of energy programs starting Friday, unless a deal is reached to avert the sequester. What do the spending cuts mean for fossil fuels and renewables?
Higher electricity rates under new EPA regulations would have negative impact on Arizona's ability to attract and create new jobs, experts tell a group of state lawmakers.
The across-the-board cuts scheduled to take place at the end of next week would make most of President Obama's second-term priorities even harder, if not impossible, to achieve.
President Obama made no mention of coal during the State of the Union address last night, Miller writes, which in turn has caused one collective bipartisan question: Why not?
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is disputing claims made in a New York Times review that is critical of the Tesla Motors Model S electric car.
Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel, being unveiled Thursday at the Chicago Auto Show, is rated at 148 horsepower and puts out 248 lb-ft of torque at 2000 rpm, Voelcker writes. Chevy estimates the gas mileage from the Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel at 42 mpg highway.
The EPA’s decision to increase the 2012 cellulosic ethanol mandate by over 60 percent is odd to say the least, Rapier writes. It seems like they have doubled down on last year’s wishful thinking with an even larger dose of wishful thinking, he adds.
Nissan Leaf sales will rise in 2013 thanks to a drop in sales price, Voelcker predicts. But the 2013 Nissan Leaf sales won't soar into the stratosphere.
Green Car Reports shares its run-down of the 10 most efficient hybrid cars, rated by EPA combined mileage.