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San Diego’s Goal: 100 Percent Renewable Energy in 20 years

San Diego wants to be clean -- 100 percent clean energy, to be exact -- in just 20 years, under an ambitious plan…
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Renewables Surge as Tax Credits OK’d Another 5 Years

On the surface, Congress' approval of another five years of wind and solar tax credits seems like a hat tip to recent accomplishments…
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U.K. Moves Backward After COP21, Cuts Solar Subsidies

In the aftermath of COP21, we need to shift rapidly to renewables in order to meet the goals set in the Paris Outcome.…
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Low-Cost Solar Replaces Expensive, Dirty, Dangerous Kerosene in Africa

ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson promotes petroleum as the only solution to "energy poverty" in developing nations, but affordable solar power is on the…
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COP 21: Putting the Pieces Together for Private-Sector Action

In the aftermath of COP21, private-sector action is key to reaching emissions reduction goals. The marketplace needs to feel confident that the technologies…
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Top 10 Renewable Energy Producing States

How does your state stack up? Did it make the list? Read on to find out.
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A Low-Carbon Economy Crossroads

Our country, and the world, stands at a crossroads. The technologies to deliver both sustained economic growth and reduced emissions have all been…
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A Change of Tides for Sustainability

Held yesterday at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the World Climate Summit and the subsequent award ceremony held by Sustainia offered a…
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From Oil Patch to Renewable Energy King, Texas Shows COP21 How It’s Done

Texas makes a great case for a strong outcome at the COP21 Paris climate talks, despite the antipathy of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz…
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Dunkin’ Donuts Uses Bio-Digesters to Dunk Food Waste

Dunkin’ Donuts announced this week that it has installed a bio-digester system at a second location in New Jersey.
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Report: Boost Renewables, Halve Emissions

Achieving a 36 percent share of renewable energy by 2030 would provide half of the emissions reductions needed to keep temperature rise to…
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Google to Invest in Africa’s Largest Wind Farm

Last month, Google announced that it will invest in Africa's largest wind power farm, on the heels of the company's $12 million investment…
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Clean Energy Shocker: Emerging Economies Invest More Than Wealthier Nations

Clean-energy investment by emerging economies has surged past wealthier nations, spelling more trouble for the fossil fuel industry.
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Toyota’s New 2016 Prius Pumps Up Hybrid Market With Sport And Style

Toyota's new 2016 Prius line adds a generous helping of fun to the hybrid experience, with a raft of new fuel efficiency improvements…
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First Solar Road Surpasses Expectations

Located in the Netherlands, SolaRoad is the first road of its kind to make a unique foray in pollution-free solar energy. In the…