The amount of wind energy in the United States has more than doubled since 2011. It’s gotten a big boost from a federal incentive called the Production Tax Credit. But after nearly 30 years, the tax is set to begin…
By Karla Murthy, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
Jill Stein, the Green Party presidential candidate, is offering an aggressive set of policy prescriptions in her longshot bid.
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
As the public and private sectors collaborate on energy and climate matters to help slow carbon emissions, it is worth pondering other technologies and how they may affect the future of energy.
By Vikram Mansharamani
A historic wind farm began sending electricity to San Diego from Mexico this year. For the small rural community leasing the land, it offers a financial boon. But the entire project is being challenged in court, due to claims that…
By PBS NewsHour
U.S. oil and natural gas output is soaring. But less than a decade ago, no one saw it coming. Even industry executives were signalling that production had peaked. But innovations that have made drilling technology "smaller, faster, lighter, denser, cheaper"…
By PBS NewsHour
White House's Carney to GOP on SOTU: Don't Criticize a Speech You Haven't Heard…
As President Barack Obama stresses the need for independence from fossil fuels, filmmaker Emma Cott examines one alternative energy project that is looking to harness wind power from Mexico to help meet California's energy demands.
The Obama administration has approved plans to build the nation's first offshore wind farm near the coast of Massachusetts' Cape Cod. Gwen Ifill reports about the alternative energy deal, nine years in the making.
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