energy

Mines, Clean Energy and Investment: India’s Triple Bottom Line

With prolific metals, minerals and fuels, one of the world’s largest mining industries offers a fast-evolving solution for a low-carbon economy.

UPS Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck Throws Cold Water On Tesla

Elon Musk teased the idea of a Tesla electric truck last month, but hydrogen fuel cell technology could give his much-publicized brand a…

Atlanta Pledges 100 Percent Renewable Power by 2035

Atlanta is the first city in the American South to pursue 100 percent renewable energy with an ambitious 2035 target.

West Virginia’s Largest Utility Sees Renewables — Not Coal — in its Future

West Virginia's largest utility, Appalachian Power, indicated that solar and wind power technologies will be a larger part of the Mountain State's electricity…

From Dumb to Smart: Stepping into the Future of Energy

In some ways, the future is already here. The next generation of retail energy services and cutting-edge tech tools are helping first adopters…

100% Renewable Energy: If L’Oreal Can Do It, So Can You

As the first 100 days of the Trump Administration draw to a close, L'Oreal issues a strong pitch for renewable energy in its…

Oil and Gas Giants Flee Canada’s Tar Sands

American energy companies are realizing that tar sands may not be a good bet for future exploration.

World’s First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck Goes Up Against Tesla EV

Toyota is launching its new "top secret" heavy-duty hydrogen fuel cell truck in Los Angeles this summer, just in time to compete with…

From Dumb to Smart: We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby

Technology is rapidly facilitating a jump to a Jetsons-esque age of the “smart home.” Today, we have a few tricks at our disposal…

NAACP: Access to Electricity Is a Human Right

Advocacy groups, including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), are calling for access to electricity to be classified as…

Trump Administration on Board with Solar-Powered Renewable Hydrogen

Renewable hydrogen created by splitting water with solar energy is getting a lot of love from the Trump administration these days; coal, not…

Portland Metro Targets 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2050

This week Portland, Oregon and surrounding Multnomah County unveiled a joint agenda to meet 100 percent of their energy needs with renewables by…

Low-Carbon Policies Create Jobs and Spur a Healthy Economy

Some say low-carbon policies are job killers that leave blue-collar workers behind. But in this day of he said/she said and fake news,…

Two Keys to Successful Commercial Solar

3p economic correspondent Bill Roth explains how utilities use demand charges to put a cloud over customer-owned solar power.

The Next Big Thing in Renewable Energy for Homeowners

Capacity for home energy-storage technologies continues to rise while costs go down. This will make solar a no-brainer for many families.