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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...

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...
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