energy

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…

Report: EVs and Solar Will Displace Oil and Coal By 2020

The double-whammy of falling of electric vehicle costs, plus rapidly falling solar power prices, could slow the world’s demand for both oil and…

Renewables Dominated New U.S. Power Generation in 2016

Of the over 26 gigawatts of new energy capacity added in the U.S. last year, the vast majority came from renewables, according to…

New GM-Honda Fuel Cell Mashup Sets Internet Ablaze

General Motors and Honda will collaborate to push the hydrogen economy forward with a high-volume, first-of-its-kind fuel cell manufacturing plant.

Apple to Launch a 200 Megawatt Solar Project in Nevada

Apple plans to partner with state utility NV Power to install an additional 200 megawatts of solar energy in northern Nevada.

States Open Their Doors to Clean Energy

As state legislatures kick off new legislative sessions around the country, clean-energy policies will likely remain on the agenda, says Alli Gold Roberts…

Trump’s Infrastructure Wish-List Includes Renewable Energy Investments

Last week an un-finalized, 50-item list of infrastructure priorities compiled by the Trump administration leaked online. And some were surprised by the plentiful…

Unlikely Partners Aim to Improve Methane Leak Detection

A curious union between an oil and gas company, an environmental NGO, and a tech startup aims to minimize fugitive methane emissions from…