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Solar Energy Mandate May be Casualty of California’s Battle Against Homelessness

California regulators, eyeing rising home prices, eased off on the state’s pioneering requirement for new homes to have expensive solar panels, a...

Gravity, Not Batteries, Might Be Solar and Wind Energy Storage Solution

While billions of dollars have been spent on developing batteries to store solar and wind energy, some startups are betting that gravity...

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.

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...

States Take Lead in Seeking Ways for Honey Bees and Solar...

Minnesota, New York and South Carolina are among the U.S. states working to protect the country’s shrinking number of honey bees as...

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...

Green New Deal Gets Green Energy Roadmap From Stanford Researchers

The Green New Deal, the Democrats’ proposal to address climate change as well as economic inequality, may get a boost from a...

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...

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...

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...

Green Investing’s Moment? Demand Surges for Clean Energy Ventures’ Fund

Green investments, at times shunned and misunderstood by mainstream investors, may be having their moment in the sun.  In...

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

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

Forget Roofracks — Rooftop Solar Panels May Soon Be an Option...

Car shoppers soon may have another option to consider when buying -- whether or not to add solar. While...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tesla Sued by Walmart Over Solar Panel Fires in Latest Blow...

Tesla was sued by Walmart over roof fires the retailer claims were started by Tesla solar panels, days after Elon Musk announced...

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...

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...

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.

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...