The solar industry is booming—now employing twice as many workers as the coal industry. But continued growth could depend on government support for the industry.
In the past, environmentalists and labor groups haven't always seen eye to eye. But a changing economy is inspiring them to find common ground.
A few years ago, solar power seemed like a good investment in Pennsylvania. But the market has changed. State energy credits have dropped dramatically in price, and a solar grant program dried up. Still, the industry is growing. In the fourth installment, we tour a solar farm in Berks County.
About half the electricity produced in the U.S. is still made using coal, with natural gas and nuclear also contributing big numbers.
Look up in the Pittsburgh sky, and chances are, you'll see an over cast of clouds.
The top three green energy buyers in higher education are all in Pennsylvania.
Governor Ed Rendell wants state legislators to get behind bills that would increase Pennsylvania's use of alternative energy.