Montgomery County is now home to the state's first solar tracking electric vehicle charger. State officials and alternative energy advocates gathered in Bethesda this morning to show off the latest advancement in Maryland's march toward clean renewable energy.
Virginia lawmakers are fighting for the state to get billions of dollars in revenue by allowing drilling off its coast, but the proposal is stalled in Congress and the state's congressional delegation still can't agree on whether to drill at all.
The Canadian oil company TransCanada plans to expand a pipeline to transport crude oil from Alberta to Texas through the central U.S. The proposal has sparked debate on both sides of the border about energy security, the environment and safety.
When the D.C. Council passed new solar legislation this month, activists called it a win for clean energy. But it was also a big win for two D.C. teenagers who have been promoting solar power since they were 12.
Inspectors with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission say they found security problems at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant. The problems have been corrected but those discrepancies will likely trigger closer supervision of the plant.
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