We rely heavily on electricity and gas as forms of energy to power our
world. As our consumption of energy in these forms intersects with
rising costs and a dwindling supply, businesses and governments are faced
with the task of finding ways to cut expenditure, as well as harness
alternative means of energy production. The need for "green energy"
which can be extracted, generated, or consumed without negatively
impacting the environment is an important current issue. Promising
sustainable energy solutions include wind power, hydroelectricity, solar
energy, and geothermal energy.
Browse the headlines below to find relevant, up-to-date energy news from
around the globe.
"We need to make significant investments in upgrading our transmission grids," newly confirmed Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said in an interview with CBS News.
CBS News. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 12:36:34 -0500.
The CEO of the group that controls Texas's energy grid, says he wouldn't have done anything differently amid the state's power emergency. Bill ...
Jordan Williams. The Hill. Thu, 25 Feb 2021 23:37:13 +0000.
The two states will prioritize localizing the coronavirus pandemic, creating jobs for middle class, fighting poverty and climate change, fighting extremism, supporting multiculturalism policy and switching to renewable energy sources
Tass. Wed, 24 Feb 2021 04:39:38 +0300.
A Texas resident had nearly $17,000 automatically deducted from his bank account after Griddy, a Texas Energy Company, imposed surcharges on state residents following a devastating winter storm and subsequent electrical blackout.
Nikolas Lanum. Fox News. Tue, 23 Feb 2021 19:22:59 GMT.
After unusual icy weather left millions of Texans without power, some are facing another crisis: Sky-high electricity bills. ...
Joseph Pisani and Jonathan Mattise. Washington Times. Sun, 21 Feb 2021 20:37:59 -0500.