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Department of Justice opens investigation into failed carbon-capture plant

Department of Justice opens investigation into failed carbon-capture plant

The project received hundreds of millions in grants and may now be scrapped.
Corporate America Is Bankrolling the Pro-Trump America First Policies

Corporate America Is Bankrolling the Pro-Trump America First Policies

According to a new report from the campaign finance watchdog group MapLight, three major corporations—which all bring in at least tens of billions in revenue per year—have donated at least six figures
Georgia, Facing ‘Difficult Dilemma,’ Keeps Nuclear Project Alive

Georgia, Facing ‘Difficult Dilemma,’ Keeps Nuclear Project Alive

The site of the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Waynesboro, Ga., in 2013.
Georgia, Facing ‘Difficult Dilemma,’ Keeps Nuclear Project Alive

Georgia, Facing ‘Difficult Dilemma,’ Keeps Nuclear Project Alive

The site of the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Waynesboro, Ga., in 2013.
Georgia, Facing ‘Difficult Dilemma,’ Keeps Nuclear Project Alive

Georgia, Facing ‘Difficult Dilemma,’ Keeps Nuclear Project Alive

The site of the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Waynesboro, Ga., in 2013.

Humanity’s fight against climate change is failing. One technology can change that.

Iceland is cold. But it sits atop one of the world’s hottest underground regions, giving the country the ability to tap into a massive store…
Energy Idea for Mars Yields a Clue for Powering Data Centers

Energy Idea for Mars Yields a Clue for Powering Data Centers

Oliver Cruz, a technician, on the manufacturing floor at Bloom Energy, a producer of fuel cells in Sunnyvale, Calif.
Energy Idea for Mars Yields a Clue for Powering Data Centers

Energy Idea for Mars Yields a Clue for Powering Data Centers

Oliver Cruz, a technician, on the manufacturing floor at Bloom Energy, a producer of fuel cells in Sunnyvale, Calif.
Energy Idea for Mars Yields a Clue for Powering Data Centers

Energy Idea for Mars Yields a Clue for Powering Data Centers

Oliver Cruz, a technician, on the manufacturing floor at Bloom Energy, a producer of fuel cells in Sunnyvale, Calif.
Major ‘Clean Coal’ Project Put On Hold

Major ‘Clean Coal’ Project Put On Hold

Rising costs and mismanagement weaken the case for coal’s future.
Major ‘Clean Coal’ Project Put On Hold

Major ‘Clean Coal’ Project Put On Hold

Rising costs and mismanagement weaken the case for coal’s future.
In Blow to ‘Clean Coal,’ Flawed Plant Will Burn Gas Instead

In Blow to ‘Clean Coal,’ Flawed Plant Will Burn Gas Instead

This plant in Kemper County, Miss., was designed to show the feasibility of reducing carbon dioxide emissions from burning coal. But the plant’s owner, the Southern Company, is giving up on the
In Blow to ‘Clean Coal,’ Flawed Plant Will Burn Gas Instead

In Blow to ‘Clean Coal,’ Flawed Plant Will Burn Gas Instead

This plant in Kemper County, Miss., was designed to show the feasibility of reducing carbon dioxide emissions from burning coal. But the plant’s owner, the Southern Company, is giving up on the
In Blow to ‘Clean Coal,’ Flawed Plant Will Burn Gas Instead

In Blow to ‘Clean Coal,’ Flawed Plant Will Burn Gas Instead

This plant in Kemper County, Miss., was designed to show the feasibility of reducing carbon dioxide emissions from burning coal. But the plant’s owner, the Southern Company, is giving up on the
Coal Lobbyist Jeff Holmstead Expected To Join Trump EPA

Coal Lobbyist Jeff Holmstead Expected To Join Trump EPA

As part of President Donald Trump’s effort to “drain the swamp” directly into his cabinet, a revolving door coal lobbyist is now poised to take a top position at the U.S. Environmental Protection
Coal Is on the Way Out at Electric Utilities, No Matter What Trump Says

Coal Is on the Way Out at Electric Utilities, No Matter What Trump Says

A train receiving a load of coal in Price, Utah, last year. For decades, electric utilities have been the largest consumers of coal, but have in large part turned to natural gas, wind and solar for
Coal Is on the Way Out at Electric Utilities, No Matter What Trump Says

Coal Is on the Way Out at Electric Utilities, No Matter What Trump Says

A train receiving a load of coal in Price, Utah, last year. For decades, electric utilities have been the largest consumers of coal, but have in large part turned to natural gas, wind and solar for