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Amazon Invests Big in Wind Power

Amazon Web Services recently announced plans for a 208 megawatt wind farm in North Carolina's Perquimans and Pasquotank counties. When completed, it will…
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Regional Cap-and-Trade Shown to Save Money While Boosting Economy and Cutting Emissions

When the multi-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative was established, organizations like the Institute for Energy Research and the Heritage Foundation argued against any…

Japan Transforms Abandoned Golf Courses Into Solar Power Plants

Japan is using run-down golf courses to inch toward the goal of doubling its use of renewables by 2030 in the aftermath of…

Solar Power Continues Its March to the Mainstream

For years, some argued that widespread adoption of solar power would be too expensive. Fortunately, analysis after analysis have proven critics wrong. This…
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Ikea Demonstrates That, Dirty or Not, Fuel Cells are Coming

Ikea hooked up with Bloom Energy to become the latest high-profile global company to adopt fuel cells for clean, renewable on-site energy generation.

Burlington, Vermont Leads the Charge in 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Vermont's largest city has been making smart investments in renewable energy for years. Now, their hard work has finally paid off.

SunEdison Bets On Emerging-Market Renewables

Over the past several months, SunEdison has acquired a portfolio of 757 megawatts of renewable-energy assets (wind, solar and hydro) through nine transactions…

Green Aviation Climbs to New Heights on Multiple Fronts

This turns out to be quite a week for green aviation. First, an incredible milestone in the historic journey of the Solar Impulse…
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Photos: Audi Sponsors Landfill Gas Capture in Utah

Geoff Livingston visited the Trans-Jordan landfill in Utah as part of a documentary team. The Photographer and blogger was tasked with producing digital…
A San Francisco resident performs an annual cleaning on rooftop solar panels.

California Achieves Economic Growth Without Growing Emissions

California is proving to the rest of America that economic success does not require increased pollution. The state recently reached an economic development…

Making Renewable Energy Greener

A new report highlights main sources and causes of greenhouse gas emissions in solar and wind energy – and how we can make…

Will China’s Environmental Cleanup Catch Up With Its Economic Development?

China’s green energy program is one of the largest, and most underreported, in the world. However, economic development is also a priority to…

Defining a New Approach to Energy

The world has reached a critical point in its exploration of energy sources, and it stands on the cusp on redefining how we…

Interfaith Power & Light Gets a Charge from Pope’s Encyclical

Bridging political and economic divides as well as religious faiths, Interfaith Power & Light sees Pope Francis's climate change encyclical as a powerful…
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Problems Holding the Solar Industry Back

The solar industry has made great strides in the past few years and is now enjoying explosive growth. However, for this growth to…