Renewable Energy

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


First Wind: Hawaii’s Winds of Renewable Energy

First Wind has received $236 million in financing for a 69MW wind project in Hawaii.

Keystone XL Pipeline Could Cost More Jobs Than It Creates

The Keystone XL pipeline would only create 20 permanent jobs in the six states along its proposed route, according to a recent study.

Solar, Wind and Biofuel: A $246B Market in 2011

The clean energy industry grew by more than 30 percent in 2011 and is charging full steam ahead.

The Evolution of the Green Data Center

A few years ago, data center managers on the bleeding edge were talking about using outside air to cool servers. Now the race…

UK Wind Company Has Announced £1bn Investment in Wind Farm

Renewable energy developer Burcote Wind has recently announced a £1bn investment in wind farm projects across Scotland which could create almost 600 jobs and…
eagles football team to install solar panels and wind turbines at Lincoln Field

Eagles Squeeze Sustainable Value from Football Stadium

The Philadelphia Eagles football team has already established a leadership position in the field of sports sustainability, and it is just about to…

US Company Makes a Bang With Microgrid Power Generation in India

US company, Mera Gao Power's low energy solar panels provide electricity in remote Indian villages. They aim to electrify 100,000 by 2016.

One More Time: Clean Energy Standard Act Introduced in Congress

Sen. John Bingaman and supporters are once again introducing federal legislation that would require power utilities to generate electricity from clean energy sources.…

Lego Invests $532 Million in Wind Energy

The world’s most famous toy company, Lego, recently announced a massive investment in wind energy. Kirkbi A/S, the family holding company that owns Lego,…

Glasgow Set to Become Center for Scottish Renewable Energy

The city of Glasgow is home to International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone (ITREZ) which is a research facility for renewable energy. Over…

Gaia-Wind Relocates to Glasgow with Great Success

Dutch company Gaia-Wind, which manufactures small-scale wind turbines relocates to Glasgow and invests in a large scale project.

Ecotricity Backs New Technology to Harness Wave Energy

According to Ecotricity, Searaser is the latest in harnessing wave energy and expects commercial application in the next 12 months.

Washington Non-Profit Lights Up the World One Village at a Time

Solar energy is one of the most widely available forms of renewable energy, especially in the developing world where plenty of sunshine is…
Primus Green Energy makes gasoline from wood pellets

Primus Green Energy Pitches Home Grown Gasoline

A U.S. biofuel company called Primus Green Energy has come up with a biofuel processing system that offers the gasoline version of the…

Walmart’s Renewable Energy Power Surge

The EPA's latest ranking of the top renewable energy buyers has Walmart moving to number three on the list from number 15 three…