The global potential of tidal and wave power is tremendous, and major projects are underway worldwide. On the coast of California, two companies vying for a shuttered natural gas plant's transmission lines offer the latest indication of an industry coming of age.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission voted to become the first state in the nation to come up with a methodology for calculating the value of solar power generated by consumers -- and not just how much it's worth to the utility company and its customers, but to society and the environment as a whole.
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As wind power takes hold across the world, developers are constantly looking for new ways to make the technology lighter, faster, and more efficient but some of the most inventive ideas are often stymied by a lack of financial support.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott perseveres with anti-climate, anti-clean energy agenda as heat threatens ecology throughout the country and wind- and solar-power continue to become more cost-competitive.
Hydrogen-powered fuel-cell vehicles have been up against technical, logistical and political challenges for years. Toyota is the latest automaker to make the push for the development of a consumer market.