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World’s Tallest Solar Tower Take Shape in Israel

Construction is now underway on the Ashalim Thermal Solar Power Station, where a vacant stretch of the Negev desert in Israel will be…

Oregon Sets a New Standard: Coal-Free by 2035

In a bi-partisan vote that brought together utilities, consumers and environmentalists, Oregon's legislature has passed the most ambitious, anti-coal, pro-renewables legislation in the…

Norway’s Announces $1.2 Billion Offshore Wind Project

Norway just announced a 1 billion euro (US$1.2 billion) offshore wind project that would be one of the largest in the world.

Why a Shift to Renewables Cannot Happen without a Carbon Tax

The clean-energy industry is unstoppable, right? Not so fast, say a trio of professors from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University…

Arch Coal Accused of Funding a Leading Climate-Denial Litigator

Within Arch Coal's bankruptcy documents, according to various sources, is the smoking gun revealing big coal’s link to climate change deniers: the listing…

Scientists Pressure American Geophysical Union to Sever Ties with ExxonMobil

More than 100 geoscientists sent a letter to the the American Geophysical Union’s president, Margaret Leinen, to ask that she and the governing…

Stockholm Wants To Ditch Fossil Fuels By 2050

Sweden's capital is out to completely eliminate its use of fossil fuels by 2050, and local leaders say "the city is well on…

Power in the Sahara: World’s Largest Solar Plant Opens in Morocco

The king of Morocco officially launched the first phase of the world's largest concentrated solar power plant, the Noor Complex. When finished, the…

Governors Announce Bipartisan Accord for a New Energy Future

On Feb. 16, a bipartisan group of 17 U.S. governors pledged to promote a new energy economy.

Nuclear Gets a New Champion

Clean-energy philanthropist Jay Faison implored clean-energy advocates on Thursday to think about how to communicate more effectively about the economic and carbon-cutting potential…

COP21 — Two Months On: Time to Separate News from Trends

Is the energy transition stalling? Two months after COP21, it is time to separate news from trends. The oil price is down; the…

A Bump in the Road: Impact of the SCOTUS Clean Power Plan Decision

"We want to be clear ... that the court's decision does not overturn the policy or decide its legal merits," John Coequyt, who…

California Dominates Solar, With More Than 50 Percent of all U.S. Capacity

We all knew that California was ahead on solar, but these figures are just astounding.

BP Suffers Record Annual Loss

BP is reporting a total loss of $6.5 billion during FY2015 -- $2.2 billion last quarter alone -- with the company expecting to…

How Technology Innovation Will Save Customer-Owned Solar

Nevada became just the latest state where a public utility commission crushed the economics out of customer-owned solar. When commissions endorse the utility…