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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...

Renewables Still a Better Bet Than Coal After Trump Rolls Back...

The Trump administration’s rolling back of rules protecting the environment from hazardous coal plant waste comes late in the game — coal...

Business’s New Pitch: Sustainability Isn’t Just Good For Environment, It’s Good...

For a few hours at least, high in a glass-covered Manhattan skyscraper, corporate leaders abandoned the idea that dirty skies and water...

Time to Take off the Training Wheels — Solar Energy Ready...

Solar power may no longer need the training wheels. Spurred by tax breaks, as well as venture funds pouring...

Europe’s Development Bank Punts Fossil Fuel Choice Amid Wider Climate vs....

The European Union wants to lead the world in fighting climate change, but its massive and influential investment bank, which funds energy...

Renewable Pledges by Google, Amazon May Be More Than the Old...

Key Takeaway: Google, Amazon and other companies announcing plans to source renewable...

Biomass Might be Renewable but Environmentalists Warn It’s Not Clean

Key Takeaway: The burning of biomass, trees, plants and animal poop, was...

Bill Gates Dismisses Fossil Fuel Divestments in Favor of Green Investments

Billionaire Bill Gates has taken a side in the polarized issue of whether to dump fossil fuel stocks to effect climate change...

Sunny Outlook: Solar Sector Booms as Utilities Lead With Record Pipeline...

Despite a small dip in projects in the most recent quarter, U.S. solar investors have reason for optimism. The...

As Private Funds Fuel Solar Boom, Tax Breaks, Rebates Play Critical...

While Goldman Sachs and others in private enterprise pour billions into solar projects, a patchwork quilt of state incentives and tax breaks...

Solar Industry Takes Steps to Add Minorities as Workers and Consumers

The transition to a carbon-free future risks deepening racial inequality.  But two organizations will be trying to prevent this...

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...

Green Goals Clash as Maryland Nixes Solar Projects That Would Have...

Maryland denied permits for two solar projects citing threats to a stream in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, highlighting tradeoffs that arise when...

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...

California Clean Energy Job Growth Soars, Outpacing Gains in Fossil Fuel...

More than half a million Californians are working in clean energy industries, outnumbering jobs in the fossil fuel industry by almost five...

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...

Merchant Bank Sees Opportunities In Carbon-Curbing Technology

Turquoise International, a merchant bank focusing on energy efficiency and the environment, will manage a Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 following their...

Blockchain-Based CleanTech Marketplace Shows Major Benefits and Opportunities, LO3 Report Shows

A test case by Brooklyn-based energy technology firm LO3 Energy has found that buying and selling locally produced renewable energy within towns...

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...

Portugal’s Record-Breaking Solar Auction Shows Costs of Renewables are Falling

Portugal’s latest solar auction was one for the record books, resulting in the world’s lowest cost photovoltaic power contract.

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...

White House Delay of Mass. Offshore Wind Farm Slows U.S. Effort...

The Trump administration’s delay of a permit for what would be the first large U.S. offshore wind farm puts the country farther...

Net Metering, Incentive that Spurred Residential Solar Growth, Faces Pushback

Net metering may not be the hottest topic at the backyard barbecue, unless the party is at one of the growing number...

Death Toll for Petrol: BNP Says Pivot to Renewables, Dump Fossil...

In a report with a section titled The Death Toll for Petrol, BNP Paribas issued a clear call for a pivot to...

Amazon Says It Wants 100% Renewable Future, But Employees, Industry Analysts...

This week Amazon unveiled plans for a wind farm in Ireland and a solar project in the U.S., the latest steps by...

Sunnova IPO Disappoints, While Signs Point to Rising Solar Investments

Sunnova Energy’s disappointing debut on the New York Stock Exchange won’t deter investors from supporting solar, as signs point to rising demand...

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...

In the Heart of the Oil Patch, Wind Takes Lead in...

Wind energy generation surpassed coal last month in Texas for the first time, thanks in part to cooperating weather and tax breaks...

New York Takes U.S. Lead on Offshore Wind Power

New York agreed to the biggest-ever offshore wind power deal in U.S. history, a pact stemming from rising interest among Northeastern states,...

Trump Administration’s Fossil Fuel Bias Isn’t Deterring Clean Energy Investors

Clean energy investors are unruffled by the Trump Administration stuffing Environmental Protection Agency advisory boards with oil-industry advocates. Momentum is on their...
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