In an effort to have New Jersey reinstated to the nation's only cap-and-trade system, two environmental groups, the Natural Resources Defense Council and Environment New Jersey have filed a law suit against the state's Department of Environmental Protection.
Zoomable and draggable like a Google map, with potentially prime locations for various clean energy technologies delineated in gradations of color, the newest offering from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) allows everyone from renewable resource enthusiasts to project developers to quickly, accurately and effectively locate the best places for particular types of clean energy development.
Honda recently unveiled its electric version of the popular Fit hatchback. Designed to meet the needs of the average urban driver, the 100 percent electric Honda Fit EV recently debuted at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show in California.
Google and Citi are investing another $204 million in the Alta Wind Energy Center (AWEC) located in Tehachapi, California.
California utilities may soon have to get one-third of their electricity from renewable energy by 2020, but they just missed a more modest goal of generating 20 percent of their power from renewables by last year. In this interview, environmental journalist Todd Woody explains why the state missed the mark and how it hopes to reach the goal set for the next decade. He also discusses the challenges facing the solar industry.