Jim Gordon imagined “Cape Wind” as the nation’s first offshore wind farm. Millions of dollars, many legal challenges and 16 years later, he has abandoned the idea.
The final text of the legislation reverses language in earlier versions that could have slowed the growth of renewable energy.
On the West Coast, a center for alternative energy technology, researchers see opportunities for new ideas in Puerto Rico’s wrecked power grid and Washington’s turn from climate policy.
The tax bills moving through Congress could hobble the United States’ renewable energy industry because of provisions that scale back incentives for wind and solar power.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced it would not change the rule mandating a rising percentage of ethanol to be blended with gasoline.
A Minnesota utility wants to shut down a biofuel plant that runs on turkey droppings and wood. Loggers and truckers are suing to save it.