Deal emerges to bring 1st offshore wind farms to Calif.
The military has blocked the establishment of offshore wind lease areas off Southern and central California for years, holding back development across the entire state. Now, a compromise has emerged to bring the first offshore wind farms to the U.S. West Coast.
Study refuels debate about power line CO2 emissions
Increased imports of Canadian hydroelectricity could be a boon for the Northeast's climate goals, despite widespread skepticism from environmentalists and power companies, according to a new working paper from Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers.
Feds launch probe of Mass. renewables plan
The U.S. International Trade Commission launched an investigation this week into how Massachusetts' goals for sourcing renewable power would affect consumers and climate goals across New England.
Feds: U.S. solar panel production jumped after Trump tariffs
U.S. trade officials reached a mixed verdict last week on the effects of the Trump administration's solar tariffs, but the president may still act to extend them past their initial four-year period, analysts say.
Coronavirus threatens the energy sector. Here's why
As officials work to contain the coronavirus outbreak, concerns are rising that it could thwart some of the biggest U.S. energy industries, including renewables, liquefied natural gas and electric vehicles.