Fishermen, activists protest offshore wind farms near Montauk

The winds of change are blowing. Conservative activists, environmentalists and New Jersey fishermen protested the construction of wind turbines off the East Coast on Monday, highlighting increasing whale deaths in the region that they say are tied to offshore renewable energy. The coalition, organized by the Committee for a Constructive …

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China Leans On Coal As Hydropower Sumps

China is investing record amounts of money into renewable energy sources, but it continues to rely heavily on coal to cope with rising power demand. During the first half of this year, coal production, coal imports, and coal-fired electricity generation jumped and offset a significant decline in power output at …

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The Biden administration proposes clamp down on home water heaters

Water heaters could soon be subject to much more stringent efficiency requirements if a recent Department of Energy proposal that has been criticized by Republican lawmakers goes into effect. In a draft rule unveiled Friday, the Biden administration is seeking to compel most electric water heaters to deploy heat pump …

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