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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...

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...
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