Energy Policy

Saving Fish & Building Nukes: TVA's Non-Renewable Energy Path, PART III

In this 3rd piece of the TVA puzzle, readers will follow the agency to the high point of American empire.

TVA's Dogs of War Rip Apart Sustainable Business

TVA's populist electricity glut found a solution in the Manhattan Project, inaugurating a H-Bomb breadbasket in Dixie.

Understanding the TVA in Terms of Sustainable Business

TVA represents a U.S. laboratory for democracy; that experimental, community approach, now gone, is what we need again.

How Successfully is Your State Reducing Energy and Emissions Consumption?

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy ranks all fifty states from the most efficient to the least.

Funding for Dirty Energy and Emissions Casts Shadow on PNC Bank's Green Image

Despite efforts to cultivate a green image, PNC is the biggest US funder of mountaintop removal coal mining.

Geothermal Power Could Change Energy and Emissions Landscape in West Virginia

According to a Google-funded study, of the most coal-dependent US states also has vast reserves of geothermal power.

New Climate Commission Report Shows Denmark How to Go 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

Denmark has long been home to a fair amount of renewable energy innovation. For much of the last forty years, the nation has been one of the leaders in the development of wind power with companies like Vestas contributing to a wind energy boom in the country. As of 2009, Denmark had a total of 3,482 megawatts of energy being generated by wind turbines that contributed 19.3% of the nation’s electricity.

Ontario Will Eliminate Coal Energy and Emissions by 2014

On Friday alone, the Canadian province removed 2,000 megawatts of coal power from the grid.

Renewable Electricity Promotion Act Would Encourage Sustainable Business

In keeping the bill simple, supporters hope lawmakers will be able to cast an apolitical vote for clean energy.

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