by Jeff Spross Posted on March 5, 2014
The programs include funding for EPA's carbon emission rules, tax credits for green energy, a climate resilience fund, research spending, infrastructure spending, wildfire fighting, and more.
by Jeff Spross Posted on January 15, 2014
There are good and bad changes for various programs, and a few minor GOP riders made it in -- but some of the worst changes were kept out.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 18, 2013
American Indian land -- which makes up only 2 percent of the country -- also has the potential to produce more than 5 percent of total renewable power generation.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 7, 2013
The Obama Administration announced on Thursday that it has invested $84 million to reduce the cost of carbon capture and storage, a technology that has been linked to earthquakes.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 6, 2013
For many people, living in a solar-powered home is a pipe dream. The Energy Department is aiming to change that, announcing an investment of $12 million to make solar permitting easier for approximately 147 million people in 25 states.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 24, 2013
The DOE's SunShot Initiative is hoping to significantly drive down the costs of solar power.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 1, 2013
The U.S. government has shut down for the first time in 17 years. Here's what that means for climate and energy.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on August 30, 2013
Two new Department of Energy hires have industry connections, but that's no surprise.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 27, 2013
Moniz came out swinging for clean energy loans, with a big policy speech in New York City and a hint that his agency may revive its auto loan program.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 16, 2013
The conservative Landmark Legal Foundation is arguing that the SCC violated public comment procedure required by federal law.