Clean Energy

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States Open Their Doors to Clean Energy

As state legislatures kick off new legislative sessions around the country, clean-energy policies will likely remain on the agenda, says Alli Gold Roberts…

Trump’s Infrastructure Wish-List Includes Renewable Energy Investments

Last week an un-finalized, 50-item list of infrastructure priorities compiled by the Trump administration leaked online. And some were surprised by the plentiful…

World Bank Accused of Undermining Its Own Climate Change Agenda

The World Bank says it wants to help developing countries mitigate climate change. But researchers from one NGO say the global financial lender…

Study: Residential Solar Power Crosses Party Lines

If a new study is any indication, residential solar power may be one surprising area where Republicans and Democrats can find common ground.

Ikea Acquires Canadian Wind Farm On the Quest Toward Energy Independence

Last week Ikea purchased its second wind farm in Alberta, Canada. The move brings the furniture and households retailer closer to its ultimate…

Report: The Clean Energy Economy Employs 4.5 Million Americans

President Donald Trump's efforts to roll back environmental regulations are at odds with a big new jobs report on the clean-energy sector --…

Proposed Wyoming Bill Aims to Outlaw Renewable Power

Earlier this month, Wyoming legislators introduced a bill that would effectively outlaw clean energy by preventing state utilities from selling it.

Corporations: Unlikely Heroes in America’s Quest for Climate Action

Regardless of the incoming administration’s position on climate change, American corporations are charging forward with clean-energy and energy-efficiency commitments, says Marty Spitzer of…

Business Wants More Renewable Energy: Let’s Help Them Get It

Understanding the forces that determine the pace of the clean-energy revolution in different parts of the world is the somewhat daunting task undertaken…

Could a Rick Perry DOE Threaten Jobs, Increase Energy Bills?

The clean-energy and energy-efficiency sectors employ 2.5 million Americans and counting. How would they fare under a Rick Perry-led Department of Energy? Elizabeth…

2017 IRENA Assembly Showcases Global Push for Renewables

If you're looking for some good news to chase away the clouds looming over the U.S. renewables picture, you can find it at…

Science to the Rescue: Renewables Poised for New Growth Spurt

Leading members of the American business community are already transitioning to renewable energy because it makes good bottom-line sense. For now, they are…

The Sleeping Giant Stirs: Russia Revs Up Renewable Tech

If the story of cooperation in space is a guide, Russia's decision to compete in the global market for renewable energy technology could…

Making the Switch: Smart Technology and Grid Reform for the 21st Century

The Department of Energy estimates that $100 billion in public- and private-sector investment could fully modernize the American energy grid and save consumers…

Renewables Are a Rising Global Tide — and the U.S. Better Pay Attention

As the incoming Trump administration vows to move U.S. energy policy back to fossil fuels, the rest of the world is bringing renewable…