Renewable Energy

News and analysis on the solar, wind and other renewable energy sectors.

Pitch Perfect: Fostering Local Talent Makes Clean Cookstoves More Popular

BioLite employs 40 tenacious local sales agents in emerging markets who can captivate a crowd with their personalized pitches. Thanks to these in-person…

Hydrogen Economy Gets Real: Renewable Power for Rail Transportation

The hydrogen economy dream is getting closer to reality in the transportation sector, as France's Alstom launches fuel cell trains to replace diesel.

Toyota Plans to Run a Fuel Cell Car On Human Waste

In its home country, Toyota will utilize human waste to produce energy for its flagship fuel cell car, the Mirai.

Twitter Chat Recap: #GM100 with GM, WWF & The Climate Group

GM, WWF, the Climate Group and TriplePundit discussed GM’s 100% renewable energy goal amidst the backdrop of Climate Week NYC. This goal, along…

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Doubles Down on Wind Energy

Amazon's new Texas wind project brings the company one step closer to achieving 100 percent renewable energy for its global infrastructure.

Experts Weigh In: Cost of Wind Energy to Keep Going Down, Down, Down

The cost of wind energy has a long way to go before it hits bottom, according to a new Energy Department survey of…

Today’s Solar Sales Tactics are Misleading Homeowners

If you’re a homeowner considering solar, you’re not alone. Yet many struggle to distinguish a good deal from a good sales pitch.

Henk Rogers of Tetris Wants Clean Energy Storage For All

Henk Rogers, the man who brought Tetris out from behind the Iron Curtain, is determined to bring clean energy storage to homeowners everywhere.

Solar Cell Innovation Shines a Clean Power Spotlight on Arkansas

An Arkansas startup partnered with the global solar powerhouse Yingli to bring a new low-cost, high-efficiency solar cell to the marketplace. And that's…

Recycling Solar Panels Could Represent a $15 Billion Opportunity By 2050

Recycling solar photovoltaic panels is expected to represent a $US15 billion opportunity worldwide by 2050.

The Clean Tech Electricity Future

The 21st-century grid has the potential to be a lower-cost, lower-emissions and higher-reliability solution. And large utilities are ushering in the next generation…

Optimizing Climate Resilience Through Solar Plus Storage

Solar combined with storage can serve as a resiliency mechanism to prepare communities to handle extreme weather events caused by climate change, and…

Energy Needs More Panels, Blades and Software — Not a Miracle

The renewable technology stack is strong, with decades of iterations producing reliable and cost-competitive products. Let's deploy more of them, not try to…

Eastern U.S. Grid Can Handle 30 Percent Renewable Energy — And That’s Just the Start

The massive power grid on the eastern U.S. can easily handle 30 percent renewable energy -- and more -- according to a new…

It’s Time for Energy to Go Digital

Homeowners often find themselves jockeying between dense government databases and Doomsday preppers’ blogs in their quest to seek out real, fact-based information about…