• States review clean energy projects for New England region

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts officials are joining with electric utilities to evaluate more than 50 solicitations from companies to build plants that would generate clean energy for all three states.

  • New Mexico regulators want more info from PNM in rate case

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico utility regulators want to reopen hearings on a proposal by the state’s largest electric provider to raise customer rates.

  • In this June 10, 2005 file photo, workers walk past a part of the Qinshan No. 2 Nuclear Power Plant, China's first self-designed and self-built national commercial nuclear power plant in Qinshan, about 125 kilometers (about 90 miles) southwest of Shanghai, China. Beijing's wants to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

    China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy

    BEIJING (AP) — On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing’s ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology.

  • In this June 10, 2005 file photo, workers walk past a part of the Qinshan No. 2 Nuclear Power Plant, China's first self-designed and self-built national commercial nuclear power plant in Qinshan, about 125 kilometers (about 90 miles) southwest of Shanghai, China. Beijing's wants to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

    China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy

    BEIJING (AP) — On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing’s ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology.

  • Four Corners school district eyes solar power to reduce cost

    AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A school district in the heart of New Mexico’s Four Corners oil and gas country is looking toward solar to reduce expenses.

  • In this Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, photo, a team of volunteers called a crop mob, weed root vegetables at Maple Wind Farm, in Bolton, Vt. Volunteers gather periodically at Vermont farms to help with weeding and harvesting of vegetables as a way to help out farms and learn more about agriculture. The crop mob concept has taken off in other parts of the country. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)

    Crop mob descends on Vermont farm to harvest and weed crops

    BOLTON, Vt. (AP) — Want to help local farms, get your hands dirty in the field and learn about how food is grown? Join a crop mob.