WASHINGTON — The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline, the first of many confrontations between the Republican-controlled Congress and the White House this year over energy policy.
By Stephen Fee and Mori Rothman
In Asheville, N.C., and other cities across the country, funding cuts for the federal government's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program have meant that private nonprofits are left to fill in the gaps.
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press and Matthew Lee, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — As the Obama administration escalates economic sanctions on Russia and weighs military support to Ukraine, it has revved up a less noticed but far broader campaign to wean Central and Eastern Europe off a deep reliance on Russian…
Scientists have developed a more efficient method of creating the material that makes solar panels work, according to a report published this week, which researchers say could be key to creating clean global energy in the future.
Burlington, Vermont, the state's largest city, recently became the first in the country to use 100 percent renewable energy for its residents' electricity needs. In a state known for socially conscious policies, the feat represents a milestone in the growing…
Even when appliances and devices are powered off -- if the devices are plugged in, they're sucking up power. These so-called "vampire electronics" account for five to 10 percent of an average home's energy use.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
In President Barack Obama’s seventh state of the union address, he once again raised the issue of global climate change. As his second term nears its end, Obama has little time left to leave his legacy on energy and climate…
By PBS NewsHour
The price of oil dropped to a four-year low after the OPEC cartel decided not to cut production levels. Judy Woodruff speaks with Kevin Book of ClearView Energy Partners about the national and global consequences of cheap gas and for…
By Associated Press
Congress is suddenly scrambling to vote on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but the fate of the oft-delayed $5.4 billion project could still wind up in the hands of an obscure commission in Nebraska that regulates telephones, taxi cabs and…
By Justin Scuiletti
The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded Tuesday to the inventors of the blue light-emitting diode, or LED, shining a light on the creation that solved the final puzzle piece to energy-efficient lighting.
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