The British government has approved the construction of what could become the world’s largest offshore wind farm. A 1,200-megawatt endeavor that is estimated to begin producing electricity by 2019. On June 17th, the U.K.’s Department
Thanks to investments in natural gas and utility-scale solar energy, El Paso Electric (EPE), a Texas utility company with almost 400,000 customers, announced on Monday that its electricity mix will be free from coal by 2016.
A large area off the coast of Massachusetts is being opened up for commercial wind energy leases, Gov. Deval Patrick and U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Tuesday. The proposed area is more than 742,000 acres,