Solar panel customers and installers are confronted with a maze of permitting red tape. Let’s review in the form of a compelling, one-scene play!
With little public attention, two significant decisions came out of a follow up to a previously canceled meeting on hydraulic fracturing held by the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC).
Why did New York Gov. Cuomo avoid natural gas fracking in a major speech with a comment period nearly closed? Because the topic is too hot to touch and the nation is watching New York's moves.
It’s official (or as close as it can get): Oil and gas operations, like those involved in hydraulic fracturing (fracking), can cause earthquakes, according to upcoming study from the highly esteemed U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
Our report provides seven sets of recommendations for overcoming hurdles to widespread deployment of distributed renewable energy.
Taking the Red Tape Out of Green Power: How to Overcome Permitting Obstacles to Small-Scale Distributed Renewable Energy
This report provides seven sets of recommendations for overcoming hurdles to widespread deployment of distributed renewable energy.
What do you get when you cross a majestic 100-kilowatt wind turbine with a hydrogen fueling station, a pair of high-tech solar trackers and several other renewable energy systems?
Hot, dry summers put electricity and water supplies at risk, with serious consequences for people and wildlife.
Energy-water collisions are happening now, and will get worse as temperatures increase and droughts become more frequent.
Smart energy decisions can reduce the risk of energy-water collisions.
Our publications page provides links to several of our reports on issues including renewable energy, power plants and biofuels.
Is Promised Land a movie about fracking? Or is it a movie about the lengths we're willing to go to to save our small towns? The film asks the question. This review can help you find an answer.
The announcement that the health review of fracking in New York State will continue past its deadline has delayed (yet again) the ultimate decision of whether the contentious natural gas extraction process will be permitted in the Empire State.
Welcome to sequestration! Here's your quick guide on how those immediate, deep, across-the-board federal budget cuts will greatly impact food, water and energy programs (among many others). If you love meat, you'd best read on.
Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law last Friday which will regulate fracking in California as of January 1, 2014. Any way you slice it, this bill means - for now - no moratorium (as environmental groups had hoped) nor unrestricted easy, breezy access to drilling in the Monterey Shale (no doubt on the oil industry's wish list).