energyNOW! Anchor Thalia Assuras sits down for an exclusive one-on-one interview with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson to discuss pressing energy and environmental issues, including the EPA study on hydraulic fracturing and upcoming greenhouse-gas regulations for power plants.
Portland General Electric Company (NYSE: POR) released a statement updating the progress being made on its emissions plan for the Boardman Power Plant. The company implemented its 2020 plan last year to reduce the carbon emitted by its 630 MW coal-fired plant located in Boardman, Oregon. As part of the plan, PGE has agreed to cease using coal at Boardman entirely by 2020.
The European Union installed more new wind power capacity in 2009 than any other electricity-generating technology, according to a new analysis by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). Fully 39% of all new capacity installed last year in the E