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Countries Can Reach 100% Renewable Electricity Goal, Says IRENA

A world where electricity generation is derived from 100% renewable energy is possible if countries adopt a patchwork of existing innovations, says...

Renewables’ Share of Electricity Rising, But Pace Is Insufficient to Meet...

Renewables accounted for a rising portion of electricity generation in 2020, slowly eating into coal’s market share. Solar and wind power constitute almost...

Renewable Energy in Developing Countries Emerges as Growth Area

One growing investment field is emerging market private equity and debt funds in African and Latin American renewable energy sources. Many investors hold...

U.K. May Become Carbon-Negative in Electricity Sector by 2033

U.K.’s electricity system could become carbon-negative by as soon as 2033, according to a future scenarios report from National Grid ESO.Country wants...

TRIG’s Renewables Moves Offer Relief While COVID Crushes Energy Investments

TRIG’s portfolio of renewable energy assets has allowed it to pull through the first-half of 2020 with minimal pain when the value...

India’s Shift to Renewable Energy Driven by Lower Costs

Indian corporations are increasingly shifting to renewable energy sources because they are often the cheapest power sources. India now the world’s second-largest market...

As OPEC Eases Oil Cuts, Renewable Energy Investments Remain Steady

As OPEC and external allies such as Russia move to ease steep cuts in production on the back of expectations of a...

USMCA Might Miss ESG Goals as Mexico Rebuffs Renewable Energy

USMCA is supposed to improve on NAFTA when it comes to ESG criteria, but actions by the Mexican government are likely to...

One Planet With 195 Ways to Go Green

Any meaningful environmental impact risks being diluted if European countries are the only ones embracing the idea of a green recovery. The...

Solar Power Rebound Expected After COVID-19 Speed Bump

U.S. solar sector, which slowed after a record-breaking first quarter, is expected to soon rebound. COVID-19 decreased demand, delayed projects, and caused...

Meet U.S. Electricity Demand With 90% Less Carbon Emissions? Possible by...

Falling costs for renewables, such as solar and wind power as well as batteries, make 90% cut in carbon emissions for U.S....

Pandemic Stunts Renewable Energy Growth Globally

Installations of solar, wind and other renewable energy sources are expected to fall 13% this year, according to the International Energy Agency. Pandemic-induced...

Renewable Power Grows as COVID-19 Sends Total Energy Demand Tumbling

Total energy consumption has plunged because of COVID-19, but renewables are the one area that will continue to grow. Clean energy isn’t just...

Tide Is Turning in Favor of Marine Power, Says Agency

Marine energy sector is growing, says the International Renewable Energy Agency. Some countries such as the Netherlands are developing policy incentives to stimulate...

Pandemic Creates Perfect Storm for Oil

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic consumer demand for energy is expected to fall by the largest margin in 70 years, says the...

Oil’s Misfortune May Cement Renewable Energy and Emissions Reduction Gains

Consumers may permanently alter their energy use following the economic slowdown brought on by the global pandemic. Large energy...

Coronavirus Threatens to Wipe Out Expansion of Clean Energy Storage

Coronavirus is threatening to stall growth of electricity storage capacity. Projections of rapid growth in sector now in doubt and may damp enthusiasm...

Germany Plans to Lead in Hydrogen Tech as Economy Shifts From...

Germany aims to shift to hydrogen from fossil fuelInvestors may see the move as another reason to reconsider fossil-fuel investmentsThe country’s efforts...

Coronavirus Denting Supplies of Solar and Wind Parts, Crimping Spread of...

The coronavirus outbreak is slowing the transition to renewable energy as aggressive measures taken by China to slow the spread of the...

India Makes Clean Energy Strides, With Renewables Set to Generate Wider...

India is proving to be a hotspot for renewable energy. Renewables will soon be responsible for more than a...

Solar Panels That Work at Night Might Be the Breakthrough Renewables...

What works for hay — you can’t make it if the sun doesn’t shine — also works for solar power.

Big Companies Buying Clean Power at Record Pace; Google Biggest Buyer...

Corporations bought more clean-energy than ever, boosted by tech heavyweights Google, Facebook and Amazon as they are pushed to reform their energy...

U.S. Solar Sector Draws Big Bets From Swiss Investor With Taste...

The surging U.S. solar sector is attracting interest from unlikely places, including an asset manager in a Swiss lakefront town betting on...

U.S. Renewable Energy Investment Surges to Record as Investors Shrug Off...

U.S. investors don’t appear to share President Donald Trump’s doubts about renewable energy and climate change, pouring a record amount of cash...

London Launches Government-Owned Clean Energy Company Against Decreasing Private Investments

Years after the U.K. privatized utilities, London’s mayor Sadiq Khan is moving things in another direction, in hopes of stimulating renewable energy...

Investors Seeking Opportunities in Battery Technology Offered Blunt Advice: “Run Away”

New energy-storage technologies may help slash greenhouse gases one day, but if someone pitches you an opportunity to invest in them, politely...

Who Needs a Charger? 2D Materials Gaining Interest With Ability to...

Imagine your cell phone powering itself by absorbing the Wi-Fi signals bouncing all around us. Scientists are developing a...

Trump Administration, Amid Attacks on Green Energy, Ready to Approve Biggest...

While President Donald Trump has criticized renewable power as unreliable and expensive, his administration has quietly approved a string of solar and...

Oregon Solar Program Aims to Boost Renewable Power Without Roof Panels

Oregonians will soon be able to reap the benefits of solar power without installing panels on their roofs. The...

As Wind Turbines Age, Recycling Blades Poses a Problem

Hundreds of thousands of wind turbines spin out electrical power in the U.S. and around the world, and as demand for wind...