- Water main break leaves dozens of customers without service Updated: Nov-26-15 4:46 pm
CRANFORD, New Jersey - A water main break in the central New Jersey community of Cranford has left dozens of homes without water service.
- Duke Energy gets new 40-year license for Catawba River Updated: Nov-26-15 12:40 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - The federal government has approved Duke Energy's license to manage 225 miles of the Catawba River in North Carolina and South Carolina for 40 more years.
- Finnish president urges personal climate pledges from nation Updated: Nov-26-15 12:24 pm
HELSINKI - Finland's president, who will head the country's delegation at the Paris climate talks, has urged Finns to cut their carbon footprint by half within 10 years.
- Russia strikes back at Turkey with economic sanctions Updated: Nov-26-15 11:59 am
MOSCOW - Russia plans to retaliate against Turkey for the downing of a warplane by imposing sanctions, cutting economic ties and scrapping major investment projects.
- Japan announces $10.6 billion in climate financing for 2020 Updated: Nov-26-15 5:16 am
TOKYO - Gearing up for global warming talks in Paris next week, Japan said Thursday it plans to provide 1.3 trillion yen ($10.6 billion) in climate financing a year for developing countries from 2020, including public and private funds.
- How to make sure your green home upgrades pay off Updated: Nov-25-15 4:34 pm
Investing in making your home more energy efficient can help the environment, lower your utility bills and possibly help you fetch a higher sale price.
- Second tiny fuel leak found at Richland nuclear plant Updated: Nov-25-15 4:12 pm
RICHLAND, Washington - A leak the size of a pinhole has been discovered in a second fuel rod at Energy Northwest's nuclear power plant near Richland.
- Klamath Irrigation District rejoins water users association Updated: Nov-25-15 1:48 pm
KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon - The Klamath Irrigation District will reinstate its membership with the Klamath Water Users Association, a nonprofit that lobbies for agriculture.
- Utility plans to mask awful odor from uncontrolled gas leak Updated: Nov-24-15 7:06 pm
LOS ANGELES - A utility trying to stop a monthlong leak at a massive natural gas storage facility near a Los Angeles neighborhood said Tuesday it planned to use a mist to mask the sickening stench as work continues - possibly for three more months - to plug the well.
- Better batteries to beat global warming: A race against time Updated: Nov-24-15 6:58 pm
WASHINGTON - One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: the battery.
- Straub to buy Revel power plant, end litigation Updated: Nov-24-15 6:28 pm
CAMDEN, New Jersey - Developer Glenn Straub, utilities and a bank reached a deal Tuesday that removes a major obstacle to the reopening of Atlantic City's former Revel casino.
- Vivint Solar loses bid for non-regulated status decision Updated: Nov-24-15 5:25 pm
DOVER, Delaware - One of the nation's largest installers of residential solar energy systems has failed to win a guarantee that it would not be regulated as a public utility or electric supplier if it does business in Delaware.
- Long-awaited transmission request boosts regional energy Updated: Nov-24-15 4:42 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Companies designing projects to bring clean electricity to southern New England say they're grateful Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have finally made a request for proposals to carry that power to the region.
- Utah, Nevada companies cited in solar energy tax scheme case Updated: Nov-23-15 5:22 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Authorities say companies in Nevada and Utah are selling solar energy parts for tax breaks in an alleged scheme that has cost the U.S. Treasury more than $4 million.
- Some NC homes get small savings as Duke Energy changes rates Updated: Nov-23-15 5:10 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - A series of required price adjustments will see the average North Carolina residential customer of Duke Energy Progress saving a little less than $2 a month starting in January.
- EU launches state aid probe into Hungarian nuclear reactors Updated: Nov-23-15 11:45 am
BRUSSELS - The European Union said Monday it has opened a probe to establish whether Hungary's financing of two new nuclear reactors constitutes illegal state aid.
- Residents wary of natural gas proposal amid climate concerns Updated: Nov-23-15 6:49 am
HANOVER, New Hampshire - Residents in western New Hampshire are concerned that an investment in new fossil fuel infrastructure could affect environmental issues in the region.
- West Virginia regulators schedule hearing on chemical leak Updated: Nov-23-15 6:09 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia regulators will conduct a hearing in December on the January 2014 chemical leak that fouled public water supplies for hundreds of thousands of people in Charleston and the surrounding region.
- Voter initiatives seek higher use of renewable electricity Updated: Nov-22-15 2:50 pm
HELENA, Montana - A retired clergyman and an attorney want Montana voters to pass a law requiring power companies to buy and sell more renewable energy to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide - a gas tied to climate change - in the atmosphere.
- Wildlife officials concerned with placement of wind farm Updated: Nov-22-15 1:26 pm
TARKIO, Missouri - Federal wildlife officials are raising concerns about a proposed northwest Missouri wind farm they say could have an impact on the migration of birds into the Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge.
- Albany County looks to Colorado company for wind farm Updated: Nov-22-15 12:29 pm
LARAMIE, Wyoming - Albany County is looking to a Colorado company for help building a wind farm and transmission line.
- UMaine debuting ocean simulator to test sea-bound technology Updated: Nov-22-15 11:12 am
ORONO, Maine - Builders of everything from cruise ships and ports to oil rigs offshore wind turbines are tasked with the same question - will their work will be strong enough to stand up to the sea?
- Explosions at Ukrainian towers leave Crimea without power Updated: Nov-22-15 9:09 am
MOSCOW - Two electricity transmission towers in Ukraine were damaged by explosions, leaving most of the nearly 2 million people on the disputed Crimean Peninsula without power on Sunday, the Russian Energy Ministry said.
- Q&A: Michigan debates increased energy-efficiency programs Updated: Nov-22-15 4:11 am
LANSING, Michigan - A centerpiece of Gov. Rick Snyder's long-range energy plan derives from a simple premise - using less.
- Lincoln power utility plans to update solar power rates Updated: Nov-21-15 4:44 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A company interested in using solar power has Lincoln's electric utility planning to update the rates it will pay for solar-produced surplus electricity.