New data on the world’s transition to renewable energy are in, and the results are clear — the electricity sector’s uptake of renewables is well underway, but the transition for the heating/cooling and transport sectors has “barely begun,” according to…
President Donald Trump ordered his energy secretary to take immediate action to stem power plant closures, arguing that a decline in coal and nuclear electricity is putting the nation’s security at risk.
A coalition of clean energy organizations have asked the Michigan Court of Appeals to reverse the decision of the Michigan Public Service Commission to approve a massive new natural gas power plant to be built by DTE Energy.
Wind and solar energy are growing rapidly in the U.S. As these energy sources become a bigger part of the electricity mix, their growth raises new questions: How do solar and wind influence energy prices?
Wind farm operators can earn an 11 percent rate of return for replacing turbine nacelles, hubs or rotors this year, and that’s even after a key federal tax break was reduced from last year, according to a report Wednesday from the consulting company IC…
At 62 percent of U.S. retail electric sales, commercial and industrial electricity consumers can substantially influence the demand for renewable energy and accelerate the pace of electric sector decarbonization.
The U.S. House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved an energy and water funding bill that, as compared to fiscal year 2018, cuts energy efficiency and renewable energy programs by $243 million, and increases research and development funding for …
Britain’s windfarms provided more electricity than its eight nuclear power stations in the first three months of 2018, marking the first time wind has overtaken nuclear across a quarter. The renewable energy industry hailed the milestone as a sign the …
Erika Boeing is developing a small wind turbine she hopes can someday find a home alongside solar panels on the rooftops of big-box stores, factories and other large commercial and industrial buildings.
General Electric Co. will be required to buy Alstom SA’s stakes in three energy joint ventures for 2.59 billion euros ($3.1 billion), closing a lengthy chapter in the massive 2015 tie-up that has become a headache for the beleaguered U.S. man…
Although growth is generally a good thing for the economy, it challenges nations—particularly ones that are water-stressed—to better manage their limited water resources and invest in the right energy systems.
As the wind industry continues its march toward becoming a mainstream source of electricity, some new entrants are poised to help it along its path.
When a California battery company officially moved its headquarters and manufacturing to Kentucky coal country last week, generous state tax subsidies certainly played a role — but so did something often lost in the debate about coal.
It is no surprise that the growth in corporate renewables has continued at a record pace, because what were once transactions driven almost purely by “go green” ideals or achieving sustainability targets have now also become driven by the bottom line.
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In this podcast episode, guest Joel Stronberg gives a U.S. midterms election update; and outlines what might happen in Washington D.C. before November, and what the renewables industry should be thinking about beyond election day.
The American Wind Energy Association’s new report on the U.S. wind market says the U.S. added around 2,000 wind turbines last year. What if the U.S. could add another 2,200 turbines’ worth of clean energy without putting a single turbine in the ground?…
It’s more important than ever to prepare America’s future workforce with the real-world skills they need through efforts like the U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition, which challenges undergraduates to design and build a wind turbine….
Here’s a question for leaders of corporations and municipalities: What was the impact of extreme weather on your bottom line last year? And how are you mitigating this threat to your company’s operations and finances in the future?
While most surveys suggest that the public generally supports wind and solar power, opposition from local communities and residents sometimes blocks or delays specific new projects.