energy

American Wind Power Achieves a Major Milestone

A regional electricity provider just set a record for the North American wind sector, with a regional operator in America's heartland generating over…

Expediting the Dakota Access Pipeline Was ‘Unlawful,’ Say Native American Tribes

Opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline suffered another blow last week. Meanwhile, the Standing Rock Sioux says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…

Coal Country Will Suffer Job Losses Despite Trump’s Promises

Coal will enjoy a slight increase in production over the next two years, but the industry will still suffer a net loss in…

Cities, Businesses and Vets Unite Against Dakota Access Pipeline

The veterans have arrived to Standing Rock, signaling further support for the Sioux tribe that says its drinking water source is in danger…

Dakota Access Pipeline Developers Linked to 69 Spills in Two Years

In the past two years, the companies responsible for heading the Dakota Access Pipeline reported 69 incidents accounting for nearly 550,000 gallons of…

UPS to Boost Onsite Solar By 500 Percent This Year

UPS plans to invest $18 million in solar installations this year, increasing its onsite solar power generation capacity fivefold.

Australian Company Raises Money from Customers to Fund Clean Energy Projects

The concept of asking utility customers to pay higher rates may sound dubious. But if a case study in Australia is any indication,…

Inside the House Bill That Would Close Down the EPA

Last week the Internet went into a flurry over a Florida congressman's proposal to axe the Environmental Protection Agency. TriplePundit's Jan Lee takes…

5 Reasons for Cities To Adopt Smart Technology

More municipalities, large and small, need to get on board with the smart city trend — and here are five reasons why.

Congress Taps Little-Used Law to Repeal Obama Regulations

Republicans who have long opposed former President Barack Obama's efforts to curb environmental pollution are having a field day this month. It seems…

As Smog Issues Continue, Beijing Pledges to Curb Coal Consumption

Beijing's mayor says the city of 11.5 million will adopt “extra” anti-smog measures this year, including a 30 percent decrease in coal consumption.

Denmark’s Dong Energy Jumps on Coal Divestment Bandwagon

The Danish wind power giant Dong Energy, which last fiscal year generated almost $9 billion in revenues, plans to phase out coal from…

The March Away From Coal Continues, Unabated

The potential closure of the largest coal plant in the American West is another sign that dirty coal is on its way out…

Outcry Grows Against Bangladesh Coal Plant and Threat to Rare Bengal Tiger

A planned coal-fired plant in Bangladesh would be located near the world’s largest mangrove forest, which is home to endangered species such as…

Deutsche Bank Says It Will Stop Funding New Coal Projects

As of this week, Deutsche Bank will no longer offer new financing for coal mining or coal-fired power plant projects. The move comes…