Senators introduce wind moratorium bill

State Sens. Robert Hartwell, D-Bennington, and Joseph Benning, R-Caledonia, say they will introduce a bill this legislative session that [...]

A Late Christmas ‘tax extender’ gift for Renewable Energy

The US Senate’s “fiscal cliff” package wasn’t exactly eight maids a-milking–the traditional gift for the eighth day of Christmas–though [...]

A Progressive Carbon Tax Will Fight Climate Change and Stimulate the Economy

Superstorm Sandy. Massive droughts. Devastating tornadoes. Horrific wildfires. The United States has certainly seen the dramatic weather-related effects of [...]

How Obama and Congress Could Find Common Ground on Energy

Despite divided government, the partisan impasse may be about to end on energy policy. The key lies in a [...]

Top Senate lawmakers see chance to revamp US energy policy

The United States needs to update its energy policy to reflect the boom in natural gas and oil production [...]

Will the new bill increase US energy sector competitiveness?

Renewable energy companies could get some of the same tax and funding benefits that fossil fuel companies enjoy under [...]

How can the Senate tax bill be improved?

Before adjourning for August recess, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources committee reported a tax extenders bill addressing the [...]

Gov. Deval Patrick signs energy bill into law

This week, Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ votes on five roll calls and senators’ votes on two [...]

Obama’s energy policy under attack by GOP

Republicans are tapping into Americans’ growing anxiety over rising oil and gas prices to step up attacks on President [...]

Climate and energy a focus of broader budget debate

Tea party fervor drove the House spending bill through a week of debate that finished with its pre-dawn passage [...]