Renewable Energy

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

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…

Renewables Are a Rising Global Tide — and the U.S. Better Pay Attention

As the incoming Trump administration vows to move U.S. energy policy back to fossil fuels, the rest of the world is bringing renewable…

U.S. Military Keeps Hydrogen Spark Alive with Muscular SUVs and Drones

The U.S. Department of Defense gives vital support for the domestic hydrogen and fuel cell industry as it breaks into the mainstream energy…

Building Tomorrow’s Eco-Home

How will tomorrow's perfect eco-home look? With today's record-low solar costs, it's a pretty fair bet it will employ PV panels. But renewable…

Rocky Mountain Institute Still Bullish on Renewable Future

Amory Lovins, founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute, sees a lot of cause for optimism in 2017 when it comes to renewable energy.

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Economy Slowing, Not Stopping In Connecticut

Connecticut's hydrogen and fuel cell industry hit two big roadblocks in recent months, but prospects look good for long-term growth.

Wind and Solar Costs Are Plummeting: Now What Do We Do?

New research shows renewables are now the cheapest available sources of electricity in many areas. This flips the question of clean-versus-cost on its…

These 6 Solar Innovations Could Help Transform Our World

Solar energy has transformed how we live in our homes, how we travel throughout the world, and even how we communicate with others,…

America’s Top 5 Renewable Energy Companies

America's top five corporate renewable energy purchasers prove the U.S. can widely adopt renewable energy. And it shows business can continue to lead…

How Wind Power at Whirlpool Saves Jobs in Ohio

Whirlpool's new wind turbines demonstrate how the bottom line will propel decarbonization despite the Trump administration's promotion of fossil fuels.