Heavy rainfall in Costa Rica has caused a spike in hydroelectric production this year. Together with green energy from sources like geothermal, wind, solar and biomass, the power glut means the Central American country's energy utilities haven't needed to burn…
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
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 Connie Kargbo
As the Obama administration highlights the importance of finding and investing in renewable energy, states such as California are trying to determine whether wind, solar and other renewables can replace a significant amount of fossil fuel. Spencer Michels reports.
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