June 27th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Renewable energy sources are now providing more electricity than nuclear power for the first time ever in the United States, according to figures issued by the US Energy Information Administration and highlighted by Ken Bossong's Sun Day Campaign.
June 16th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli
Cleantech leaders from 11 countries are now set to converge on Berlin and Wroclaw for the next edition of our Cleantech Revolution Tour. We have longtime EV and solar leaders from the UK, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Ukraine, Slovakia, Hungary, the USA, Sweden, and Portugal joining the conference
June 15th, 2017 | by Adam Johnston
Coal continues to fall hard as renewables surge worldwide (including in China), all despite the Trump administration wanting to go back to the "good old days."
May 30th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
European consumer goods company Unilever has announced that its UK manufacturing sites are now powered 100% by renewable energy, thanks to several Power Purchase Agreements it has signed over the past six months.
May 27th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan
The goals of Volkswagen's ongoing effort to be more environmentally friendly go beyond producing more electric cars. The environmental targets of its resource-optimized factories are also focused on aligning with the Paris Climate Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Volkswagen is now planning 45% reduction instead of 25% reduction in CO2 emissions, energy and water consumption, waste production, and solvent emissions by 2018 (compared with 2010)
May 16th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The first quarter of the year was an impressive one for the UK's renewable energy fleet, with wind farms recording their highest ever quarterly output and solar power reaching a new high of its own for peak power output.
May 12th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
It has been revealed this week that the European Commission has approved France's request to develop three separate schemes that are intended to support the development of more than 17 gigawatts worth of new renewable energy capacity.
May 6th, 2017 | by Kyle Field
Hello Solar put together an interactive map documenting all of the cities in the US that have committed to moving to 100% renewable energy*. The map includes the timing on which the cities have committed to complete the transition and the population of each for context. (Note: since the site and many cities write "100% renewable energy," we are using that language, but many of these commitments are actually just about 100% renewable energy for electricity or electricity + heating.)
May 2nd, 2017 | by Kyle Field
BYD has rolled out the largest fleet of electric taxis in Ecuador, thanks to the City of Loja purchasing 30 BYD e5 taxis
April 12th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Celebrate Earth Day with the Koch Brothers this year. Create an original piece of art that celebrates the awesomeness of fossil fuels and send it to the Independence Institute by April 21.
April 12th, 2017 | by Tina Casey
US scientists combine two microbes for a renewable energy breakthrough that ramps up methane capture from livestock and other sources
April 7th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Polling of Trump voters in North Carolina published last month revealed that voters consider clean energy to be an economic development issue, not a partisan issue, with 3 out of 4 Trump voters saying they are more likely to support a pro-clean energy legislator.
April 7th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
New figures from the UK government reveal that an estimated 234,000 full-time equivalent employees were working directly for low-carbon and renewable energy activities in 2015.
March 20th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Solar power may be able to create hydrogen from biomass at room temperature, which may open the door to a hydrogen economy.
March 16th, 2017 | by Kyle Field
EDF Renewable Energy has commissioned a new business unit focused on Distributed Electricity and Storage that will focus on distributed solar and storage projects up to 30 MW in size
March 3rd, 2017 | by James Ayre
According to new research from the University of Leicester’s College of Medicine, common forms of air pollution directly increase the potential for bacterial respiratory infection. Also, very interestingly, they alter the effectiveness of antibiotic treatment
January 26th, 2017 | by Tina Casey
On Inauguration Day, the US Navy pulled the rug out from under President Trump with a ringing endorsement of renewable energy
January 24th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
Only 18% of energy investment in renewables despite >50% of new power capacity being renewables is, to me, a sign that the carbon bubble is still growing, but it's also a giant Post-it note telling investors that it's time to shift focus and put money into the future ... if they want the future to be kind to them
January 22nd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
Renewable energy is now the cheapest option, on average, for new electricity capacity around the world — developed countries like the US as well as developing countries. As I noted the other day, we need to keep channeling this message to the broader public, and especially decision-makers, but there are other things to do in order to increase renewable energy growth
January 17th, 2017 | by Tina Casey
Got robots? The US Energy Dept. is seeking computer-driven, automated systems to ramp up ocean based macroalgae production for biofuel