wind power

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.

North Dakota Tries to Slam the Brakes on Wind Power to ‘Save Coal’

The North Dakota Senate is mulling a bill that would impose a two-year moratorium on wind power development in order to “save coal,”…

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…

American Wind Power Achieves a Major Milestone

A regional electricity provider just set a record for the North American wind sector, with a regional operator in America's heartland generating over…

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,…

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…

Outcry Grows Against Bangladesh Coal Plant and Threat to Rare Bengal Tiger

A planned coal-fired plant in Bangladesh would be located near the world’s largest mangrove forest, which is home to endangered species such as…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

DOE Says ‘Hell No’ to Trump Request for Names

Donald Trump's transition team sent a list of 70-plus questions to the DOE, including a request for the names of employees and contractors…

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.

Powered By 100% Renewables, Google Sets a New Business Standard

This week, Google announced that all of its operations, including offices and data centers, will be powered by 100 percent renewables next year.…