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China, Japan Adding Coal Plants While Rest of the World Moves...

Global coal capacity grew last year grew for the first time since 2015At the same time, coal plants retired at an accelerating...

With Wind and Solar Power Exploding, Natural Gas Looking Less Like...

Amid a boom in clean-energy alternatives, investors are rejecting natural gas.The once-hailed bridge from coal-fired generation is being replaced by renewables.Continued use...

Data Centers’ Growing Energy Consumption Gets Close Scrutiny From Swiss, HPE

Data centers account for an ever-growing share of global electricity demand, something that Hewlett Packard Enterprise and its partners are trying to...

Global Group Growing as it Rethinks Electricity Grid In Quest for...

Facebook, Google, BMW and other companies are pushing for systemic change in the global electricity market, in their effort to procure all...

Electrifying Africa: Is the $450 Billion Challenge Too Big For Startups...

Even as startup investment in Africa continues to grow — more than $700 million in venture capital is expected to flow in...

Investors Back Big Batteries Needed to Spread Solar, Wind Energy

Solar and wind energy aren’t spreading slowly because big oil is plotting against them, no matter what conspiracy theorists say. A far...

UAE Bets $400 Million on Clean Energy With First Hydroelectric Power...

As one of the world’s driest places, Dubai may not seem like an obvious choice for water-generated electricity.  But...

LO3 Showing That Blockchain-Based Energy Networks Aren’t Just Hype

LO3 is seeking nothing less than to transform energy production and distribution with its blockchain-based software, and has heavy-hitting backers willing to...

Lithium Glut Grows, Crushing Prices, on New Mines and Falling China...

Lithium stockpiles are growing and prices are tumbling, as new Australian mines open while Chinese electric car sales stall. 

California Facing Power Shortfall As Green Transition Closes Plants, Damps Demand

The “too much of a good thing” rule may be proving true in California’s electricity market as the state faces looming power...

Egypt Solar Projects Start Commercial Operations, Highlighting Renewable Potential

Two solar projects in Egypt with a combined 130 megawatts of capacity began commercial operations, a sign that the country is starting...

Utilities Face a Choice to Stand in the Way of Renewables...

America’s utilities are facing a choice when it comes to renewables: Jump in and profit or dig in their heels and risk...

Texas Power Shortages, Pricing Spikes Boost Appetite for Renewables & Storage

Electricity prices in Texas spiked to $9,000 per megawatt hour (Mwh) this week as temperatures hit 100 degrees Fahrenheit, fueling demand for...

Geothermal Electricity Poised for Takeoff as Technology Advances

While wind and hydropower have emerged as the biggest renewable energy sources in the U.S., they aren’t the only ones. Geothermal, harnessing...
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