Energy

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

A man pumps gas in California (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.

10/10/2012

Solar Panels installed on roof of home.

Homeowners Install Solar Panels Without Paying Upfront

Homeowners who lease solar panels are saving $25,000 -$50,000 over a 20 year period.

06/11/2012

Therese Murray discusses an energy bill at a press conference on Monday, March 26. (Photo Credit: Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Mass. Senate To Tackle Bill Aimed At Controlling Energy Costs

State senators plan to take up a bill later this week aimed at controlling electricity costs in Massachusetts while continuing to promote growth in renewable power sources.

03/26/2012

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EnerNOC Expands Presence In New Zealand

The deal allows the Boston-based energy management company to start operations on New Zealand’s south island.

03/20/2012

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U.S. Gets Closer To Energy Independence

A new study finds that the United States is the closest it’s been to energy independence in decades.

02/09/2012

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Does Daylight Saving Time Save Energy?

Daylight Saving Time was extended into November to save energy. But Bob in Maynard is skeptical.

11/02/2011

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Massport To Help Pay For New Energy-Efficient Trucks

The Massachusetts Port Authority is helping owners of old trucks buy newer, environmentally friendly vehicles.

09/19/2011

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Lexington Solar Company To Get $150 Million From Federal Government

The federal government has offered a $150 million loan guarantee to a Massachusetts company that’s developing a dramatically cheaper way to produce a key component of solar panels.

06/18/2011

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MIT Profs. Turn Windows Into Electricity-Generating Solar Panels

Using a clear film on windows, professors at MIT have come up with a more cost-effective way to generate electricity which could revolutionize the way we gather the sun’s energy.

05/12/2011

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