Supporters of clean energy urged lawmakers on Friday to increase Maryland’s renewable energy requirement, but some electricity industry officials contend it would come with a big price tag.
Technicians have finished installing solar panels on the White House roof, capping a project that President Barack Obama hopes will send a signal that renewable energy is feasible and environmentally shrewd.
President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple to 20 percent its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
A new report reveals that the Department of Energy has spent more than $11 million per green job created since 2009.
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and the state’s largest electric utilities are proposing to repeal financial incentives for using renewable energy.
Advocates of wind power are celebrating the survival of a tax credit for research and development of renewable energy such as wind-generated electricity.
George Mason University researchers are assessing the potential for renewable energy to satisfy Virginia’s future demands.