Homeowners have been buttoning up their windows and doors. Businesses are installing LED lights. But what role should manufacturers play in the effort to conserve energy?Photo by Mark Tebeau via Creative Commons
North Dakota officials are cheering a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency to bring their campaign for aggressive emission controls at a pair of coal-fired power plants to an end.
The nation’s investment in weatherization is taking a nosedive, raising concerns that newly minted technicians trained to make homes more energy-efficient will soon find themselves scrambling for work even while there remains much work to be done.
Signs of what U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has called a “streetcar revival” are popping up all over the country.
Researchers in North Carolina have created a better way to convert hog manure to energy, but producers in the Midwest are unlikely to rush to implement it.