2015 was the second straight year U.S. investment in renewable energy projects has outpaced that of fossil fuels. Robust growth is once again predicted for this year.
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The future of home-based solar power is on the line in Nevada, as solar advocates and utility companies debate how to regulate so-called 'net energy metering' rates for customers using solar panels connected to the grid. NewsHour's John Larson reports.
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Researchers from Northwestern University, in a study published in the journal Nature Communications, found that the way data was written to Blu-ray discs -- a high-definition format for movies, television and other video -- made it perfect for improving…
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said Thursday.
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The U.S Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon brought teams from 20 universities to the National Mall to showcase their designs for a modern, solar-powered home. Interest in the event has grown amid new concerns over energy costs and climate change.
The space shuttle Atlantis moved away from the International Space Station Tuesday after a nearly 10-day stay during which astronauts installed a truss and pair of solar arrays, and experienced a temporary computer meltdown.
A writer and environmentalist explains how lifestyle changes can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help mitigate America's contribution to global warming as part of a NewsHour series on ways to deal with climate change.
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