energy

San Diego Study Finds Cheaper, Greener Energy from Utility Leapfrog

A recent study found a surprise: San Diego can meet its climate change goals and lower electricity rates by circumventing the local utility.…

Op/Ed: NRG Sustainability Commitments Stronger Than Ever

Bruno Sarda, the Head of Sustainability at NRG explains why the energy company's commitment to a sustainable energy future hasn't wavered, even though…

Tiny Signs of Consensus on Climate Change Emerge in U.S. Congress

The U.S. Department of Defense is emerging as a safe space in which Republican members of Congress can affirm support for action on…

Trump Stakes $46.2 Million on New Solar Power Technology

The Trump administration's Department of Energy appears to be solidly in favor of solar power, with new grants aimed at slashing costs and…

$8 Million for Algae Biofuel from U.S. Department of Energy

Despite Trump's tough talk favoring fossil fuels, his Department of Energy is pushing algae biofuel and other renewables for the bioeconomy of the…

What You Need to Know About Community Choice and Solar Power

A new study indicates that local solar power development can be a powerful argument in favor of community choice programs for electricity supply.…

Exxon “Most Exposed” Major Oil Company Under Paris Goal

A new report from Carbon Tracker calculates financial risks for ExxonMobil and other oil companies if they continue a business-as-usual path under the…

Sunny Outlook for Renewables, Even after Paris Withdrawal

President Trump has declined to be a global leader on renewables, but global emissions are still on track to fall sooner than expected.

How Solar Technology Benefits Homeowners

Homeowners can now convert more sunshine into electricity, gather system electricity production information from afar, and even install productive solar systems on complicated…

This Big Energy Company Is Helping Small Business Kick The Coal Habit

As the world awaits President Donald Trump's decision on the Paris climate accord, DTE Energy forges ahead with an ambitious renewable energy plan…

Trump Is Slow to Fill Key Agency Positions: Could This Be A Good Thing For The Environment?

The sparsity of key agency personnel cannot be blamed on Senate Democrats. But this may be good for the environment. The goings-on at…

DOE Grid Reliability Study Threatens Renewable Energy Branding

Critics say a mysterious new Energy Department study aims to curb wind and solar growth -- and warn the outcome could crimp green…

3p Weekend: 8 Signs the Hydrogen Economy Is For Real

Thanks to new technologies and renewed interest from the public and private sectors, the hydrogen economy is in the headlines once again. And…

Is Your Business Ready for the Hydrogen Fuel Cell EV of the Future?

A sleek, compact renewable hydrogen fuel station makes a strong statement about sustainability and zero emission electric vehicles.

How The Electric Vehicle Economy Will Win On Price

Electric vehicles anchor a critical mass of technologies poised to slash transportation costs through a new business model often called mobility as a…