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EPA Proposes Affordable Clean Energy Rule To Replace Clean Power Plan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule, which establishes emission guidelines for states to use when developing plans to...
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Alliant Energy Plans To Double Wind, Eliminate Coal

Madison, Wis.-based Alliant Energy has released its corporate sustainability report, which outlines the company's goal to cut carbon emissions 80% and eliminate all existing...
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Federal Stats Show Renewables Provide More Electricity Than Nuclear In Majority Of States

Citing concerns about "national security" and "grid reliability," the Trump administration is weighing options for subsidizing and preventing the closure of nuclear and coal...
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California Achieves 2020 Emissions-Reduction Target

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has announced a significant milestone for the state: Greenhouse-gas (GHG) pollution in California has fallen below 1990 levels...
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That’s The Last Of It: NV Energy Kills Coal Plant, Moves Toward Renewables

As part of a goal to further reduce Nevada’s carbon emissions, Las Vegas-based NV Energy has taken down the fourth and final unit of...

LM Wind Power Commits To Carbon Neutrality With Renewables

LM Wind Power, an independent manufacturer of wind turbine blades, says that it plans to be carbon neutral by 2018, beginning to source 100% of its electricity...

U.S. Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Hit 25-Year Low: EIA

Energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the U.S. totaled 2,530 million metric tons in the first six months of 2016, according to a new...

100 Percent Renewable Energy Goal Set For Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City has committed to transition to 100% renewable energy sources by 2032, as well as reduce carbon emissions citywide by 80% by...

HGC Engineering Gains International Accreditation For Noise Testing Of Turbines

HGC Engineering says its wind energy division has been awarded full ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation to conduct measurements of wind turbine noise emissions to the...

AWEA: Wind Energy Reduces Health Costs By $7.3 Billion In 2015

U.S. wind farms have reduced carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the electric power sector by about 132 million metric tons in 2015, according to...