Solar Roadways startup shining on the City of Sandpoint.

SANDPOINT, Idaho — The City of Sandpoint will start work soon on the first public pilot project with Solar Roadways Inc., the North Idaho startup that aims to transform roads, sidewalks and parking lots into heavy-duty solar surfaces capable of generat ...

Oklahoma #2 in CNG stations, right behind California.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Though low gasoline prices have depressed demand for light-duty compressed natural gas vehicles, new fueling stations continue to grow here.  There are 115 operational and planned sites to date. This makes Oklahoma second only to Calif ...

U.S. wind energy production hit record high in 2015.

NATIONAL — NAWind energy generated a record 191 megawatt-hours of electricity last year, enough for 17.5 million homes, an industry group said recently. The American Wind Energy Association said wind produced 4.7 percent of the nation’s electrici ...

Vestas to team up with Xcel on a massive wind farm.

BRIGHTON, Colo. — Vestas Wind Systems is teaming up with Xcel Energy on a huge 600-megawatt project in eastern Colorado, Portland Business Journal reported. The project will be Colorado’s largest wind farm. David Eves, president and CEO of Xcel&# ...

IEDA Funding, tax breaks spur job creation in Iowa.

IOWA — The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board recently awarded direct financial assistance and tax benefits to four companies for job creation and expansion projects. These awards will assist in the creation of 241 jobs and will result in ...