Central Utah Anchors State's Coal Mining Industry

The EPA has halted all field investigations following an accident that lead to the release of more than three million gallons of toxic waste in Colorado on Wednesday. [The NY Times] LNG bulk shipments to Hawaii deserves consideration, but only in accordance with the state’s renewable energy agenda, the head of the state’s Energy Office… Keep reading →


Google is rolling the dice on Alabama. (Tweet this) The Internet and technology giant plans to build a new data center in the state at the site of a former coal-fired power plant. In a blog post Wednesday, Google said the center—its 14th globally—will repurpose the plant’s existing infrastructure to run on renewable energy. Google… Keep reading →


Across Alabama, manufacturing facilities are participating in a program aimed at increasing competitiveness through efficient production processes, reducing waste, lowering costs, growing jobs and encouraging innovation. The program, called E3, is a joint federal initiative between the Energy Department’s State Energy Program (SEP), the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Labor, the Small Business Administration and the… Keep reading →