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File photo of a thermometer registering a cold temperature. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Cold Snap Knocks Texas Electric Generators Offline

January’s polar vortex knocked several important coal-fired electricity plants offline, and the Sierra Club says the loss of power shows the need for more wind turbines and energy conservation programs.


File photo of a wind farm. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Invests $75M More In Texas Wind Farms

Google Inc. will invest $75 million more in Texas wind farms as the tech giant expands its renewable energy efforts.