Energy companies are undoubtedly relieved that the BC Liberals, led by Christy Clark, will keep running the province. It means that Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline, and Kinder-Morgan’s Trans-Canada pipeline remain on the table - despite a few conditions Premier Clark has already laid out.
On Monday, President Barak Obama nominated the assistant administrator for Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Air and Radiation, Gina McCarthy, as the administration’s new head, replacing Lisa Jackson. On Thursday, however, eight Republicans on the failed to show up for her nomination vote, thereby stalling the process for an undetermined period.
Utility companies, that’s who. David Roberts over at Grist has just posted a fantastic series stemming from a report by the Edison Electronic Institute’s that outlines how the success of small-scale renewables could make utility companies, as we know them, obsolete.
British Petroleum has reached an agreement with the US government to resolve all criminal charges related to the 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico.
63 percent of voters in Michigan rejected a ballot initiative in yesterday’s election, known as Proposal 3, which would have required utilities to produce 25% of their power from renewable sources - and enshrined that requirement in the constit
A while back I wrote a post on the need to get India’s solar boom right solar boom right.
This week, just one year after winning his third mandate, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, announced his resignation. The announcement has provoked speculation on what led to the decision, and what his legacy will be.