Just like he said he would, President Obama has ordered the federal government to work toward getting 20 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020.
We take a peek as workers finally get going on that White House solar installation.
It took a few years, but to the delight of renewable energy advocates solar panels are finally going up on the White House.
The U.S. Department of Energy announces grants totaling $13 million for four projects trying to make drop-in biofuels economically viable.
Legislation and the president are putting pressure on the U.S. military to step up its game on renewable energy.
Along with limiting CO2 emissions from power plants, President Obama says he’ll push for additional renewable energy, including more big projects on public lands.
In its first year, President Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge has signed up 7,700 participants that have reduced energy use by 2.5 percent across the board, saving $58 million annually.
While some traditional Democratic Party priorities get squeezed, the president’s 2014 budget keeps pushing for a big energy transition.
The Obama administration wants to reduce sulfur levels in gasoline, a move it says will save lives; big oil say it’ll just drive up prices up at the pump.
President Obama proposes spending $2 billion in federal revenues from oil and gas leases on R&D aimed at ending our reliance on petroleum for transportation.