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Brooklyn Microgrid Seeks to Disrupt NYC’s Power Monopoly

Brooklyn Microgrids hopes to wean more customers off the local power behemoth known as Con Edison and allow residents and property owners to…

Energy Storage Takes Off

A new report from GreenTechMedia finds that energy storage capacity in the United States grew an astounding 243 percent last year – another…

How Google Became the World’s Largest Corporate Purchaser of Renewable Energy

Google is the biggest corporate purchaser globally of renewable energy, with a hand in utility-scale wind and solar projects that span the globe.

5 Reasons to Be Excited About Solar

Whether you are an individual or a business, and regardless of where you live or are based, solar power and energy is an…

Minneapolis Puts Natural Gas and Coal to Work for Clean Energy

A clean-energy gamble in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is beginning to pay off with innovative programs for energy efficiency and renewable energy.

United Kicks Off Regular Biofuel Flights on West Coast

Today United Airlines will debut its first commercial flight using a new biofuel blend called Honeywell Green Jet Fuel. The flight will travel…

Whole Foods Partners with SolarCity to Install PV Panels on 100 Roofs

Whole Foods has reached an agreement with NRG Energy and SolarCity to install as many as 84 to 100 solar rooftop installations on…

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…

Electrify Africa: Balancing Energy Access and Long-Term Sustainability

New energy development, spurred by the recently passed Electrify Africa Act, is set to significantly increase access to affordable power for millions throughout…

China to Build World’s Largest Waste-to-Energy Plant

When China tries to tackle a problem, they often do it in the largest way possible. The latest example is the plan to…

Net-Zero Model Home Improves Energy Efficiency

A model net-zero home in Maryland reports improved efficiency and an increased energy surplus in its second full year of testing.

Bloomberg: EVs Will Be 35% Of New Car Sales By 2040 – Reasonable?

Analysts for Bloomberg New Energy Finance predict that electric vehicles will comprise 35 percent of global new car sales by 2040. Do the…

3p Weekend: Fruits and Veggies Turned Into Packaging

Check out these innovative ideas that cut down on both food waste and packaging -- talk about a win-win!

A Quest for Biofuels May Also Yield Food Security

Critics routinely dismiss the future of biofuels but, at the same time, fail to offer an alternative to fossil fuels.

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.