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Egypt: Ground Zero for the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

The Nile River Valley, which sustained Egypt since before the reign of the pharaohs, is at a tipping point. And a new dam…

17 House Republicans Co-Sponsor Climate Action Resolution

Not all GOP politicians are following President Donald Trump's lead. On Wednesday, 17 House Republicans signed a resolution expressing their commitment to “conservative…

U.S. Energy Dept. Touts New ‘Solar Fuel’ Catalysts for the Hydrogen Economy

A dozen new catalysts offer opportunities to produce renewable hydrogen and other fuels using sunlight and water.

Elon Musk Promises a Fix for Australia’s Blackout Woes

Last week on social media, Elon Musk made an offer curb summer blackouts by installing battery storage systems across South Australia. And that's…

Amazon Ramps Up Investment in Rooftop Solar

Amazon expects to generate 41 megawatts of clean energy from solar arrays on its warehouse roofs by the end of this year alone.

New York Reaps 800 Percent Solar Growth in Five Years

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state's support of solar power resulted in an 800 percent rise in the solar sector since…

India Is Set for Solar Success in 2017

India expects to commission 7.7 gigawatts of utility-scale solar projects this year, a 90 percent increase from 2016.

India’s Air Pollution Catching Up to China as Worst on Earth

According to a recent study, India’s air is becoming the deadliest on Earth -- outpacing even China, which loses over a million people…

Bipartisan Coalition of Governors Urges Trump to Invest in Renewable Energy

The Governors Wind and Solar Energy Coalition, which includes eight Republican and 12 Democratic governors, are trying to convince President Donald Trump to…

Jimmy Carter Turns a Peanut Farm Into a Solar Array for His Hometown

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is leasing 10 acres of what used to be peanut and soybean fields for a solar array. The…

UPS to Boost Onsite Solar By 500 Percent This Year

UPS plans to invest $18 million in solar installations this year, increasing its onsite solar power generation capacity fivefold.

Australian Company Raises Money from Customers to Fund Clean Energy Projects

The concept of asking utility customers to pay higher rates may sound dubious. But if a case study in Australia is any indication,…

Surviving and Thriving In A Future Tech Economy

Future tech’s ability to win on cost is ending the Industrial Age. AI, the Internet of Things (IoT), solar, and batteries are combining…

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…