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The Next Big Thing in Renewable Energy for Homeowners

Capacity for home energy-storage technologies continues to rise while costs go down. This will make solar a no-brainer for many families.

Residential Solar: Competition Can Create Confusion

Rather than increasing consumer confidence, competition among solar installers might be undermining sales.

NRDC Makes the Case for Federal Clean Energy Tax Credits

This year alone, federal renewable energy tax credits will result in more than 220,000 jobs and contribute $23 billion to the U.S. economy,…

China Calls Trump and U.S. ‘Selfish’ Over Climate Change Policies

A major Chinese daily lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump about his climate policies on Thursday, calling them “political selfishness."

Global Brewer AB InBev Pledges 100 Percent Renewable Power by 2025

Today AB InBev, the international beer giant that owns hundreds of beer brands across 50 countries, committed to source 100 percent of its…

Co-Ops Bring Solar to Hundreds Of Rural Communities

A Barack Obama-era solar energy program is helping hundreds of rural communities access low-cost solar through electricity co-ops.

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…