renewables

1400 Companies Now Put an Internal Price on Carbon

According to CDP, almost 1,400 multinational companies now factor an internal carbon price into their business plans. That number is an impressive leap,…

Google Posts Sustainability Update, Yet Lacks Frankness on Russia Ads

Until Google comes clean with how it could have allowed its technology to risk chipping away at its home country’s democratic institutions, its…

Danish Renewables Giant Dong Energy Rebrands, Ditches Oil and Gas Portfolio

The energy sector is slowly but surely undergoing a transformation, and a decision by Denmark’s Dong Energy sums up how this sector will…

Cost Parity Finds More Corporations Investing in Renewables

Renewable energy can beat fossil fuels on cost, but raw numbers only tell part of the story as corporations continue to pursue clean…

UK Switches on First Subsidy-Free Solar Farm with Battery Storage

This week, the United Kingdom launched a new solar plant outside the town of Flitwick, about an hour's drive north of London. A…

Businesses and Local Governments Aggressively Leading on Climate Action

According to a report jointly issued by The Climate Group and the New Climate Institute, climate action is making encouraging progress across the…

170 Years of Lighting DC: How WGL Plans for a More Sustainable Future

WGL Holdings' commitment to keeping D.C. heated and electrified has never wavered, even 169 years after its founding. Its mission of keeping the…

Bank of America: $12.6B in Environmental Investments Created 40,000 Jobs

According to Bank of America, the $12.6 billion it invested from 2013 to last year supported almost 40,000 jobs, contributed almost $15 billion…

Coal-Fired Power Plants Cost U.S. Consumers $10B a Year

According to Carbon Tracker, the closing of unprofitable coal-fired power plants across the U.S. could save consumers as much as $10 billion a…

Mars Inc. Promises $1 Billion Investment in Climate Change and Sustainable Supply Chain

Mars Inc. backs up its words with action as the company promises to invest approximately $1 billion in its “Sustainable in a Generation…

Renewable Fuel Standard Ready for an Overhaul?

A coalition of environment groups has urged the federal government to enact more cuts in biofuels production, as they claim the environmental promises…

Solar Power to Rival Nuclear by End of 2017

According to a recent report, solar power capacity not only continues to surge worldwide, but will rival the amount of nuclear power generated…

Airports in Netherlands to Run 100 Percent on Wind Power

Beginning next year, wind power will supply the electricity needs for all of the major airports in the Netherlands. The power will amount…

Home Depot Taps GE and Tesla for Rooftop Solar Expansion

Home Depot recently announced that it would install solar panels atop at least 50 of its stores in an effort to increase the…

West Virginia Wants a Handout for Big Coal

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice insists that as a safety measure, the federal government should give $4.5 billion in annual funding to power…