A private equity firm backed by some of the world’s largest utilities has raised $681 million to finance startups developing clean-energy technology.
Zephyr Wind Energy, Carlyle’s newly established affiliate, is buying the wind generation portfolio that includes six wind farms in three northern and western New York counties.
Bilfinger VAM Anlagentechnik has been chosen to deliver a distribution pipeline for use in the 15.9-MW pumped-storage power plant being built in Gaildorf, Germany.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruledÂ that Massachusetts has a right to make in-state electricity generators cut their carbon emissions dramatically over the next 30 years. It’s the second time in two years that the state’s highest court has recognized the science of climate change.
Former green lawmaker, Francois de Rugy, has been named France’s energy and environment minister, replacing environmental activist Nicolas Hulot.
After the United Nations’s first attempt to build a global carbon market fizzled from $33 billion to almost nothing, climate envoys from nearly 200 countries are meeting in Bangkok this week to give it another go.
The adoption of renewable energy is expected to increase across the U.S. Projections from the federal Energy Information Administration indicate that from 2020 to 2050 utility-scale wind capacity will grow by 20 gigawatts (GW) and utility-scale solar p…
Spurred by President Trump’s announcement that the United States will abandon commitments President Obama made in the Paris Climate Agreement, western seaboard elected officials are highly motivated to act on climate change, notwithstanding the Trump A…
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German windpower group Nordex is to provide the turbines for a 99 MW wind farm in Argentina.
The substation for a 714 MW offshore windfarm has been installed in the North Sea off England.
Yesterday another milestone was reached in California’s march toward a 100 percent renewable energy mandate with the passing of SB100 by the Assembly. The bill will require the state to receive 50 percent of its electricity from renewables by 2026; 60 …
California’s push to use only carbon-free electricity hinges on a big bet — that battery costs will plunge.
South Africa has dropped proposals to boost supply from nuclear plants in its latest energy blueprint and will increasingly harness renewable sources as it trims a reliance on coal.
Exxon Mobil Corp. has been looking to buy renewable energy for delivery in Texas, according to people familiar with the matter.
A plan by Xcel Energy Colorado to boost the share of power it gets from wind and solar and retire a third of its coal generation was green-lighted Monday by state regulators.
Wind power capacity in the United States continued to experience strong growth in 2017 due to the production tax credit, various state-level policies, and improvements in the cost and performance of wind power technologies, yielding low-priced wind ene…
CenterPoint Energy Inc. wants to introduce a pilot program in Minnesota offering customers access to a renewable form of natural gas recovered from dairy farms and landfills.
The world’s first telescopic wind turbine has been installed in waters off Gran Canaria In Spain.