Clean Energy

Triple bottom line news

Read on for triple-bottom-line coverage of the clean energy revolution.

France Moves Forward with 17 GW of Clean Energy Investments

France has announced a large investment in renewable power projects, suggesting the country will start a slow transition away from nuclear power, which…

Tesla’s Solar Roof Tiles Make Waves for Aesthetics and Affordability

Tesla says its solar roofing tiles are ready for market -- and promises quite a payoff over the life of these next-gen solar…

Offshore Wind Power Gains Momentum in Europe with Latest North Sea Installation

The new Gemini Wind Park in the North Sea will generate 600 megawatts of clean power, enough to power 785,000 households in the…

Mines, Clean Energy and Investment: India’s Triple Bottom Line

With prolific metals, minerals and fuels, one of the world’s largest mining industries offers a fast-evolving solution for a low-carbon economy.

South Carolina’s Capital Inches Closer to 100 Percent Renewables

Columbia, South Carolina, is the latest U.S. city to promise a future running on 100 percent renewables. The shift is largely symbolic for…

Bloomberg Pledges $3 Million for Coal Country Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the U.S. must move fast to avert climate change risks, but also acknowledges that too…

Atlanta Pledges 100 Percent Renewable Power by 2035

Atlanta is the first city in the American South to pursue 100 percent renewable energy with an ambitious 2035 target.

West Virginia’s Largest Utility Sees Renewables — Not Coal — in its Future

West Virginia's largest utility, Appalachian Power, indicated that solar and wind power technologies will be a larger part of the Mountain State's electricity…

Maryland Passes America’s First Tax Credit for Energy Storage

Maryland is the first state in the U.S. to pass legislation that will provide tax credits, not cash rebates, to consumers and businesses…

Portland Metro Targets 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2050

This week Portland, Oregon and surrounding Multnomah County unveiled a joint agenda to meet 100 percent of their energy needs with renewables by…

Tesla and Panasonic Introduce Sleeker Solar Panels

Tesla and Panasonic introduced a new line of solar panels that practically blend in with the typical roof - gone are those boxy…

Low-Carbon Policies Create Jobs and Spur a Healthy Economy

Some say low-carbon policies are job killers that leave blue-collar workers behind. But in this day of he said/she said and fake news,…

The Next Big Thing in Renewable Energy for Homeowners

Capacity for home energy-storage technologies continues to rise while costs go down. This will make solar a no-brainer for many families.

Trump Should Follow Nixon’s Lead on the Environment

Many comparisons have been made between U.S. President Donald Trump and former President Nixon. Few, if any, have had positive connotations. However, Trump…

Residential Solar: Competition Can Create Confusion

Rather than increasing consumer confidence, competition among solar installers might be undermining sales.