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Barack Obama says wind power cheaper in Texas than power from 'dirty fossil fuels'

Barack Obama says wind power cheaper in Texas than power from 'dirty fossil fuels'
April 14, 2016

Barack Obama, exhorting Dallas Democrats during a March 2016 Texas swing, called Republican claims that the country and planet are in sorry shape a "false narrative." Read More...
A Renewable Energy Boom

A Renewable Energy Boom
April 12, 2016

Some world leaders, especially in developing countries like India, have long said it’s hard to reduce the emissions that are warming the planet because they need to use relatively inexpensive — but highly carbon-intensive — fuels like coal to keep energy affordable. That argument is losing its salience as the cost of renewable energy sources like wind and solar continues to fall. Read More...
Wind energy a major solution under Clean Power Plan

Wind energy a major solution under Clean Power Plan
August 21, 2015

The much-anticipated Clean Power Plan is set to be released today when the President is expected to give remarks about the rule at the White House.... Read More...
Climate Change: Fossil Fuels Increasingly Recognized as the Problem While Renewables Are Increasingly Becoming the Solution

Climate Change: Fossil Fuels Increasingly Recognized as the Problem While Renewables Are Increasingly Becoming the Solution
August 13, 2015

All energy sources have some impact on our environment, but fossil fuels do substantially more damage than renewable sources by any measure—a... Read More...
Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Wind Power

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Wind Power
August 12, 2015

This article is part of the Energy.gov series highlighting the “Top Things You Didn’t Know About…” series. Be sure to check back for more entries soon. Read More...
High Cost Estimate for Wind Power Was Only Hot Air

High Cost Estimate for Wind Power Was Only Hot Air
August 11, 2015

As the population of Texas grows, the demand for electricity also grows. Texas currently produces and consumes more electricity than any other stat... Read More...
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