Renewable Energy

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant is located in Avila Beach along California's central coast. (Photo: Nuclear Regulatory Commission/cc/flickr)
A plan to shutter the last remaining nuclear power plant in California and replace it with renewable energy is being heralded widely as "a clear blueprint for fighting climate change," which environmentalists hope will serve as "a model" for the nation. "The end of an atomic era," is how the San Francisco Chronicle described the announcement, made...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Renewable energy boomed in 2015, a year that saw fossil fuel prices plummet and...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
On the heels of clean fuel milestones in Germany and Portugal , a new report...

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From Idaho-based start-up Solar Roadways , a brilliant idea that will provide clean energy, cut pollution, keep roads snow-free, revolutionize road safety, eliminate electrical and phone poles, create thousands of jobs, and oh yeah, save the planet. A couple more days to a crowdfunding campaign that has already raised way over their $1 million goal. Detractors raise objections - ie: a projected $56 trillion price tag - but dreams have to start someplace. Their video is almost as brilliant as...