House Passes Keystone XL Bill

Fuel Fix | The Keystone XL action continues: The House approved a bill authorizing the pipeline, and the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled to uphold its planned route through the state.

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo. is the country's largest net-zero energy building. The duct-work is in the floor, unlike in most buildings, where it's in the ceilings.

Energy Efficiency May Be Bipartisan Winner

Despite being one of the few issues with wide support from Republicans and Democrats, as well as private industry, federal energy efficiency legislation has been stagnant. In the new GOP-controlled Congress, the time for energy efficiency policy might finally be near.

For the past three years, the Keystone XL pipeline has sat in this field in southwestern North Dakota.

Who Cares About Keystone XL?

Republicans want to approve the Keystone XL pipeline as soon as they take control of the Senate in January. But the pipeline is less important to some oil companies than it used to be. So why do Republicans care so much about it?