Renewable Energy

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

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…

Maryland Assembly Overturns Republican Governor’s Clean Energy Veto

In Maryland, the state assembly just overturned Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a clean energy jobs act -- showing once again that…

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…

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…

Study: Residential Solar Power Crosses Party Lines

If a new study is any indication, residential solar power may be one surprising area where Republicans and Democrats can find common ground.

Ikea Acquires Canadian Wind Farm On the Quest Toward Energy Independence

Last week Ikea purchased its second wind farm in Alberta, Canada. The move brings the furniture and households retailer closer to its ultimate…

Report: The Clean Energy Economy Employs 4.5 Million Americans

President Donald Trump's efforts to roll back environmental regulations are at odds with a big new jobs report on the clean-energy sector --…

American Companies Team Up to Fuel the Hydrogen Economy

Trump or no Trump, the U.S. Department of Energy is still cooking up ways to get zero-emissions, hydrogen-powered vehicles into the hands of…

Business Wants More Renewable Energy: Let’s Help Them Get It

Understanding the forces that determine the pace of the clean-energy revolution in different parts of the world is the somewhat daunting task undertaken…

2017 IRENA Assembly Showcases Global Push for Renewables

If you're looking for some good news to chase away the clouds looming over the U.S. renewables picture, you can find it at…

Science to the Rescue: Renewables Poised for New Growth Spurt

Leading members of the American business community are already transitioning to renewable energy because it makes good bottom-line sense. For now, they are…

The Sleeping Giant Stirs: Russia Revs Up Renewable Tech

If the story of cooperation in space is a guide, Russia's decision to compete in the global market for renewable energy technology could…