President Obama
Katie Coleman

Friday Fastbreak: Obama Makes Effort to Curb Climate Change

Catch up on the latest news in the renewable energy industry from the week of May 26, 2014. White House to Announce Plan to Combat Climate Change President Obama is taking significant measures to fight climate change. In a new plan, up to 20 percent of carbon emissions will be cut from the nation’s coal-fired […]

San Francisco
Katie Coleman

Friday Fastbreak: San Fran Moves to Limit Fossil Fuels

A new proposal limiting the movement of fossil fuels in San Francisco goes before city officials San Francisco may soon wage war against the powerful fossil fuel industry and limit exports of coal and petroleum coke. If the San Francisco Environment Commission agrees to a proposal presented Thursday, city leaders will then be brought in […]

solar panels
Katie Coleman

This Friday Fastbreak is all About Solar Energy Innovation

Catch up on the latest energy industry news from the week of May 12, 2014. Are Streets Soon be Paved with Solar Panels? An Idaho couple has covered the driveway in front of their office building with hexagon-shaped solar panels and is spearheading a project to turn the local roadways solar as well. Some features […]

hydropower
Katie Coleman

Hydropower and Climate Change in Friday Fastbreak

From hydropower to the fossil fuel industry, catch up on the latest energy news in this week’s Friday Fastbreak. U.S. Looks to Hydropower to Cut Dependency on Coal A new study from the U.S. Department of Energy suggests that the country can reduce its reliance on coal and, thus, lower greenhouse gas emissions, by embracing […]