Monthly Archives: May 2012

Wind Energy Headed to the East Coast

Google’s $5 billion proposal to bring wind to East Coast states clears its first regulatory hurdle. Read More

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Wind May Be The Answer

Iowa’s Governor makes the case for wind as a national economic success story. Read More

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Overruns for Nuclear Reactors in GA

Georgia Power is already seeing billion dollar cost overruns for two proposed nuclear reactors. Read More

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Finland’s Plan for Nuclear Waste

Finland is going to great depths to solve the nuclear waste problem. Read More

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Geo-Engineering Solutions to Climate Change

The New Yorker takes an in-depth look at the potential for geo-engineering solutions to climate change. Read More

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Energy Efficiency Improving, Despite Barriers

Although the least energy efficient states in the country, like South Carolina, are making progress, numerous obstacles remain in the way of reaching their full potential. Read More

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Consequences of Unleashing the Tar Sands

Dr. James Hansen of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies considers the impacts that exploiting unconventional energy reserves like tar sands will have on the climate. Read More

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Battle in NC Over Financing Nuclear Facilities

North Carolina stakeholders battle over a controversial policy proposal that would enable financing for new nuclear facilities. Read More

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Energy Efficiency as a National Clean Energy Standard

Should energy efficiency be included in a national clean energy standard? Here’s a convincing explanation of why it should be. Read More

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SC Customers Protected from Merger Costs

A settlement has been reached between Duke Energy, Progress Energy and South Carolina’s customer advocate that is designed to protect SC customers from additional merger costs. Read More

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