Ivan Penn

New York Times reporter who covers alternative energy

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Writer for the New York Times.

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President Biden on Tuesday toured storm damage in New York and New Jersey that was caused by Hurricane Ida remnants.

4% of US electricity comes from the sun, but Biden wants to amp it up to 45%. Is that feasible?

President Biden on Tuesday toured storm damage in New York and New Jersey that was caused by Hurricane Ida remnants.

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Lithium is experiencing a gold rush as the U.S. transitions to electric cars.

Salton Sea could be a big source of lithium. What does mining it mean for the environment and economy?

Lithium is experiencing a gold rush as the U.S. transitions to electric cars.

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Offshore oil platforms dot the Central Coast and, within the next six years, floating windmills could start popping up, too. Last week, the U.S.

Offshore wind farms could come to Central Coast

Offshore oil platforms dot the Central Coast and, within the next six years, floating windmills could start popping up, too. Last week, the U.S.

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