Offshore wind could provide twice the amount of jobs and energy as offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean, a new report by Oceana finds.
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Gil Friend imagines the Palo Alto of 2030: climate positive, car-free and a vibrant laboratory for innovations that transformed the global landscape.
Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg of Switzerland announced the path of Solar Impulse 2, the first round-the-world solar flight that starts next month.
The 2015 winners of the annual Zayed Future Energy Prize, which included former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, were announced yesterday in Abu Dhabi.
Poking around the exhibit hall at the 2015 World Future Energy Summit, one of the key elements of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, there was much to see.
Add another one to the list: Yesterday Fortune 500 company Ecolab announced that its Minnesota offices will be going completely solar. It’s signed a deal with SunEdison to build the solar gardens needed to offset Ecolab’s energy usage. The deal is all in keeping with Minnesota’s solar energy legislation, which is designed to boost solar energy investment and production by 2020.
Minnesota’s solar energy legislation, combined with Xcel Energy’s new Solar Rewards Community program, has the potential to open the door for solar investments across the state. The best part, notes Fresh Energy Executive Director Michael Noble, is it affords investment opportunities in every community.
A Tea Party group in Florida called Conservatives for Energy Freedom is asking for a measure that would “encourage and promote local small-scale solar-generated electricity production and to enhance the availability of solar power to customers.”
A confluence of powerful trends shaped up in Germany in 2014. Renewable energy production rose, greenhouse gas emissions and power prices fell while the economy expanded, according to Agora Energiewende’s 2014 annual report.