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13 States meet, discuss EPA emission proposals

Jul 25, 2014 The Colorado State University’s Center for the New Energy Economy held a meeting last week in Denver to discuss how states could work together on the carbon-emission cuts proposed by the Obama admi...

Sen. Franken: EPA may scale back renewable energy cuts

Jul 25, 2014 Sen. Al Franken says the Obama administration may scale back projected cuts to ethanol and other renewable fuels production.

Sen. Franken: EPA may scale back renewable energy cuts

Jul 25, 2014

Sen. Al Franken says the Obama administration may scale back projected cuts to ethanol and other renewable fuels production

U.S. exports coal power to Germany

Jul 25, 2014

Coal mining's demise in Germany comes as the country is experiencing a resurgence in coal-fired power, one which the U.S. increasingly has helped supply

Dutch village in novel seawater-based district heating scheme

Jul 25, 2014 The Dutch coastal town of Duindorp, near the Hague has opted for a fresh approach to the issue of heating its newest housing development. It’s using seawater from the North Sea for its heat network...

US exports help Germany increase coal, pollution

Jul 24, 2014

One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world.

Sierra Club wants Indianapolis coal plant closed

Jul 24, 2014

The Sierra Club is pressing Indianapolis' local utility to retire an aging coal-fired power plant

Beijing coal plant shut in clean air move

Jul 24, 2014

Beijing has shut down the first of four coal-fired power plants scheduled for decommissioning as part of the city’s air pollution mitigation efforts.

EU approves UK capacity market

Jul 24, 2014

The European Commission has approved the UK’s proposal for a national energy capacity market as well as its Contracts for Difference renewable energy support scheme.

Japan aims for $4B annual investment in coal power overseas

Jul 23, 2014

The Japanese government has voiced its support for coal-fired power in developing nations, setting an annual investment target of $4 billion.