energy

coal ash dump LaBelle Fayette 1

Tiny Town Fights ‘Clean Coal’ Ash Disposal Whack-a-Mole

The "clean coal" publicity push rings hollow in the community of LaBelle, Pennsylvania, and the nearby Fayette maximum security prison.
Prologis, solar, solar power, clean energy, big box stores, Leon Kaye, warehouses, Walmart, Leon Kaye

Prologis Makes the Business Case for Investing in Solar

Warehouse owner Prologis has long been engaged in the solar industry, and it's now America's second largest corporate solar power generator after Walmart.
24217171171_8f48ba57b8_z

Stockholm Wants To Ditch Fossil Fuels By 2050

Sweden's capital is out to completely eliminate its use of fossil fuels by 2050, and local leaders say "the city is well on…
Porter_Ranch_Aliso_Canyon_Earthworks_2

Porter Ranch Residents Move Back Home, Gas Plant Remains Closed

Now that the four-month-long methane leak has been stopped, Porter Ranch residents have been told they can move back into their homes. A…
Image 3

Electric Vehicle Chargers: Grid Devils or Energy Angels?

The question of whether the grid can cope with the widespread adoption of electric vehicles is an important one.
Solar residential panels

Nevada Solar Jobs Threatened, Highlighted in Political Contest

After recent utility rate changes, hundreds of people are out of work in Nevada while residential customers are left wondering if they made…
sahara-188683_640

Power in the Sahara: World’s Largest Solar Plant Opens in Morocco

The king of Morocco officially launched the first phase of the world's largest concentrated solar power plant, the Noor Complex. When finished, the…
8323731681_02fc610bbe_z

Governors Announce Bipartisan Accord for a New Energy Future

On Feb. 16, a bipartisan group of 17 U.S. governors pledged to promote a new energy economy.
ClearPath Foundation founder Jay Faison implored clean energy advocates Thursday to think about how to communicate more effectively about the economic and carbon-cutting potential of nuclear energy.

Nuclear Gets a New Champion

Clean-energy philanthropist Jay Faison implored clean-energy advocates on Thursday to think about how to communicate more effectively about the economic and carbon-cutting potential…
indian renewable energy

The Skills Gap in India’s Ambitious Renewable Energy and Climate Goals

India will need to make dramatic investments if it wants to make good on the promises it made at COP21.
fracking water pollution

Yet Another Study Links Fracking And Water Contamination

Dog bites man: Yet another report nails fracking as the source of contamination in drinking-water resources.
307639437_ae1b3ba8c5_z

Scalia’s Death and Senate Politics: What’s Next for Clean Power?

With the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, things just got complicated for the Supreme Court -- and for Senate majority…
wind turbines

Wind Energy is Top-Dog in the EU … But Will It Last?

The EU added more new wind-energy capacity than any other form of power last year. But, as Oliver Joy of the European Wind…
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (center) and Christiana Figueres (third from left), executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, celebrate the adoption of the Paris Agreement on Dec. 12.

COP21 — Two Months On: Time to Separate News from Trends

Is the energy transition stalling? Two months after COP21, it is time to separate news from trends. The oil price is down; the…
4417122885_0c0d4ce720_z

Forest Protection Groups Ask EU to Exclude Biofuels

Last week, a group of 125 organizations from 45 countries signed a declaration asking that the European Union exclude large-scale biofuels from its…
Close
Please support the site
Love TriplePundit? Please help us by clicking our like buttons - it really matters!