It’s an ambitious goal for any state – 90 percent of electricity needs from renewable sources by 2050.
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's 2010 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard shows the United States took major strides in energy efficiency this year, despite failing to pass new energy policy.
A failed US climate bill and a stalled international treaty does not mean that nobody is doing anything to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Over the years while world leaders and bureaucrats have fiddled, cities around the world have been the champions when it comes to adopting tough measures to reduce their carbon footprints.
A paper on rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity and market penetration in the U.S., written by three National Renewable Energy Laboratory colleagues (Easan Drury, Paul Denholm and Robert Margolis), shows that fully 1 gigawatt (GW) of the world’s 15 gigawatts of solar PV was installed in the U.S. alone by December of 2009.
Across the world there is a movement occurring called Transition Town. There are literally thousands of small communities, some not so small, that are taking matters into their own hands and finding ways to decrease and/or eliminate their dependence on oil.
The American Wind Energy Association, or AWEA, recently issued a report showing that small wind (i.e., less than 101 kilowatts per unit) grew a remarkable 15 percent last year.
Songwriter Kristina Stykos is making music in a unique way. Stykos is the owner, engineer and producer of a music recording studio located in rural Vermont.
Governor Jim Douglas recently announced the state park campgrounds in Vermont are going solar!