Latest Energy policy of the United States Stories

2012-05-22 18:04:29

Michael Crumbliss for RedOrbit.com Britain made a large step toward new rules to reduce carbon emissions and protect consumers from high prices for electricity. Edward Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change confirmed that the government will follow last year´s proposed plan and guarantee a minimum price to low-carbon energy producers. Nuclear power is included and will provide backup for intermittent renewable energy. Davey said the goal is to, “ensure...

2012-03-19 19:08:42

Study shows it takes 10 units of alternative electricity sources to offset a unit of fossil fuel-generated power Technology alone won't help the world turn away from fossil fuel-based energy sources, says University of Oregon sociologist Richard York. In a newly published paper, York argues for a shift in political and economic policies to embrace the concept that continued growth in energy consumption is not sustainable. Many nations, including the United States, are actively pursuing...

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