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Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Masdar, ZFEP, Zayed Future Energy Prize, Al Gore, wind power, solar, clean energy, renewable energy, clean technology, Egypt,

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Launches with Award for Al Gore

The 2015 winners of the annual Zayed Future Energy Prize, which included former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, were announced yesterday in Abu…
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Wind Power, Polar Vortexes and Price Gouging

Wind power saved electricity consumers across the Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic at least $1 billion over just two polar-vortex days last year. However,…
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Denmark Sets New Wind Power World Record

Denmark has announced it has scored 39.1 percent of its energy from wind in 2014, double what it was 10 years ago.
Green Mountain Power Corporation, BMP, clean energy, solar, wind power, B Corp, transparency, Leon Kaye, cow power

Green Mountain Power First Utility to Become a B Corp

Green Mountain Power Corporation (GMP) announced this week it is now a B Corp—the first utility in the world to score this certification.
SolarCity, clean energy, renewable energy, Elon Musk, urbanization, millennials, solar, wind power, Leon Kaye, Buffalo, New York, green jobs

SolarCity and Buffalo’s Transformation

Earlier this fall SolarCity announced it would build a massive photovoltaic solar panel factory in Buffalo. Could this help drive the city's resurgence?
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Study: Cats, Cell Towers are More Deadly to Birds Than Wind Turbines

Wind energy has famously pitted environmentalists against each other – renewable energy and climate action advocates vs. wildlife conservationists concerned about wind turbines…
Renewables, renewable energy, solar, wind power, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, FERC, Leon Kaye. US energy capacity, Office of Energy Projects

Renewables Generate 100 Percent of New U.S. Energy Capacity in July

According to the U.S. government agency FERC, renewables generated 100 percent of new U.S. energy capacity in July.

Report Charts Renewable Energy’s Rapid Advance Into the Mainstream Mix

Global renewable energy capacity rose 8.3 percent in 2013, fueled by technological advances, cost reductions and supportive government policies, particularly among developing countries,…

$47 Million in DOE Funding for Three Offshore Wind Demo Projects

Winds offshore U.S. coasts hold tremendous potential as a clean, renewable and sustainable energy resource, one with social and environmental, as well as…
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Spanish Island Powered by 100 Percent Renewable Energy

El Hierro, the smallest of Spain’s Canary Islands, is set to become the world’s first land mass to be fully energy self-sufficient, when…

Global Renewable Energy Investment Drops, But Installed Capacity Rises

2013 global renewable energy investment fell for a second year running, but costs kept falling and renewables' share of power generation kept on…

German Renewable Electricity Consumption Hits Record High 25.4 Percent in 2013

There's been no shortage of challenges to German Premier Angela Merkel's "Energiewende" -- an all-out transition to a greener, sustainable economy centered on…

Seattle Company Plans First Offshore Wind Farm on Pacific Coast

If the lease request gets final approval, the WindFloat Pacific project would anchor the first offshore turbines in federal waters on the West…

Extreme Winter Weather Puts Strain on Power Systems, Lets Wind Energy Shine

The displaced polar vortex, with its frigid temperatures and strong winds, has caused energy use to soar--creating supply shortages and rising energy costs.…
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Sustainability in the UK National Health Service: A Case for Solar Power

With the daily tales of woe and waste, blame traded back and forth between the U.K. National Health Service and the government, what…