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Ithaca turns to all renewables - Friday, December 30, 2011

The town of Ithaca in central New York, home to Cornell University, recently announced that it taken a major step in its goal to reduce carbon emissions by switching entirely to renewable electricity.

Trash turning into renewable electricity - Thursday, December 29, 2011

While solar and wind power have gotten the most attention in the drive to promote renewable electricity, many states are finding success with less glamorous renewable energy sources.

Michigan making process on renewable standards - Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Nearly every state has begun to take the environmental impact of fossil fuels into account to some extent and many have made substantial strides in recent years.

Connecticut adds two new solar projects - Tuesday, December 27, 2011

As the state puts an increasingly strong emphasis on environmental protection and clean energy generation, Connecticut announced it has approved the first two large-scale renewable electricity projects required under recent energy legislation.

A new company spawned from recent advances made at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston College offers the potential to produce renewable electricity while simultaneously making hot water.

Solar plant starts production near Austin - Friday, December 23, 2011

As the U.S. moves steadily toward greater adoption of renewable electricity, major energy producing states like Texas remain largely devoted to their primary resources like oil.

Solar plant starts production near Austin - Friday, December 23, 2011

As the U.S. moves steadily toward greater adoption of renewable electricity, major energy producing states like Texas remain largely devoted to their primary resources like oil.

Wind and solar helping to keep prices down - Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Electricity prices have been on the rise across the country for years, as demand continues to skyrocket and the cost of fuel goes up along with it.

A group of South Shore residents has teamed up with renewable electricity provider Viridian Energy to help offer clean energy to more people Massachusetts.

Pennsylvania seeing rise in wind power - Monday, December 19, 2011

Pennsylvania has seen a surge of investment in wind power from utility around the state.