Renewable Energy

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

Clean Energy Shocker: Emerging Economies Invest More Than Wealthier Nations

Clean-energy investment by emerging economies has surged past wealthier nations, spelling more trouble for the fossil fuel industry.

First Solar Road Surpasses Expectations

Located in the Netherlands, SolaRoad is the first road of its kind to make a unique foray in pollution-free solar energy. In the…

How Electricity Storage Will Help Drive South Australia’s Transition

South Australia stands at the forefront of the renewable energy transition. Residential rooftop solar will soon reach 28 percent penetration, which is to…

India: 9 Steps to Becoming a Solar Super Power

India has already taken positive steps by announcing very aggressive goals to meet 40 percent of its energy needs through renewables by 2030.…

New Wind Project Shows Why Rejecting Keystone Was the Obvious Choice

A massive new wind energy transmission line has passed a major permit milestone, bringing Oklahoma and other states closer to thousands of new…

How Future Businesses Will Benefit from Clean Energy Storage

Why exactly should business owners be interested in clean energy storage? Let’s take a look at what the transformative technology promises.

Off-the-Shelf Technology Can Halt Climate Change Now

As we approach the climate talks in Paris this December, we want to make sure delegates understand technology is not the problem. A…

GE Ecomagination Celebrates 10th Year, Launches Impact Partnership

I can remember when GE first came out with the Ecomagination initiative back in 2005. At the time it was considered a bold, and…

The Quick & Dirty: Climate Change — Rinse and Repeat

When it comes to climate change negotiations, we've been repeating the same thing since 2009: We have the science to show we need…

A First: Virginia Regulators Want Competitive Bids on Solar

A recent order from the state's corporation commission makes it possible for a third party to own a solar system and sell the…

3 Trends Shaping the Future of Business Sustainability

For those of us involved with the small business, not-for-profit, and startup world, the future of sustainability is here, whether we realize it…

CSR Wins Customers And Sells Products

A Nielsen survey conducted this week points to exploding consumer interest in buying healthy, green products.

SunEdison Layoffs Pose Questions About Clean Energy’s Future

SunEdison had been riding high this year, with a market capitalization soaring to almost $10 billion just three months ago, but investors became…

African Renewable Energy Offers Alternative To ExxonMobil

A new report describes how Africa can economically quadruple its renewable energy, offering a path to economic growth while reducing fossil fuel dependency.

Ambitious California Renewables Legislation Signed Into Law

Signed by Gov. Jerry Brown during a ceremony this week at the Griffith Park Observatory in Los Angeles, Senate Bill 350 mandates that…