Solar Power

Odd bedfellows fight Trump bid to boost coal, nuclear energy

Oct 11, 2017

An unusual coalition of business and environmental groups is fighting an Energy Department plan to bolster coal and nuclear at the expense of natural gas, wind and solar

Solar energy is fastest growing source of power

Oct 4, 2017

Solar energy was the fastest-growing source of power last year, accounting for almost two-thirds of net new capacity globally

Administration favors change in electricity pricing

Sep 29, 2017

Trump administration favors changing electricity pricing in a way that could help coal and nuclear power

Energy Dept: Government should ease rules on power plants

Aug 24, 2017

Energy Department report suggests making it quicker and cheaper to operate power plants, including coal and nuclear

Lights out: Eclipse to have big impact on California power

Aug 18, 2017

When the moon passes in front of the sun during Monday's eclipse California will lose enough solar energy to power more than 1.5 million homes

India's wild energy trends raise doubts over coal's future

Aug 9, 2017

India could be reaching a near-future peak in how much coal it burns for electricity as efficiency, renewable energy trends take hold

Billions lost in nuclear power projects, with more bills due

Aug 5, 2017

South Carolina utilities' decision to build two nuclear reactors was fueled by high gas prices, an expected spike in energy needs and fears about federal action on carbon-emitting plants

Utilities competing to provide clean power to Massachusetts

Jul 27, 2017

Central Maine Power is providing a late entry in the contest to provide up to 1,200 megawatts of electricity to Massachusetts

Renewable sources of electricity outpace nuclear plants

Jul 7, 2017

For first time in decades, renewable sources of electricity outpace production from nuclear plants

Renewable energy surges past nuclear for 1st time in decades

Jul 6, 2017

The United States gets more electricity from renewable sources than from nuclear power

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