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How Trump Could Revive The Cape Wind Offshore Wind Energy Project

President Trump is no fan of offshore wind turbines, but his administration could breathe new life into the Cape Wind offshore wind farm…

The Renewable Energy Transition at Work In Wisconsin: It’s Complicated

Wisconsin's renewable energy profile is a little behind the national average, but it is strong enough to shutter coal power plants and attract…

Allcot Says It Can Fill in the Gaps in Companies’ Climate Action Plans

International tourism's carbon footprint will increase dramatically over the next decade, but this company believes it can assist the travel sector, and businesses…

“Self-Forming” Renewable Energy Microgrids For U.S. Army — Puerto Rico Next?

In a tragic demonstration that renewable energy and microgrids offer greater resiliency, Puerto Rico is still struggling to restore conventional power.

Trump Administration Affirms Science Behind Climate Change…Now What?

Trump can ignore the new climate change report, but it provides a powerful new weapon for business leaders to deploy in support of…

Solar Industry on Edge as U.S. Trade Commission Recommends Tariffs

Cheap solar panels from overseas have fueled the recent boom in solar installations, but U.S. solar panel manufacturers have struggled to compete. Tariffs…

Why This Coal-Powered Electricity Company Hates the Rick Perry Power Plan

NRG has plenty of coal and nuclear electricity generation in its portfolio, but the company is no fan of Energy Secretary Rick Perry's…

Offshore Wind Giant Vestas Aims to Catapult U.S. Into Global Renewables Leadership

Despite Trump's notorious distaste for wind turbines, Vestas is determined to turbo-boost the veritable gold mine of offshore wind on the Atlantic coast,…

Puerto Rico Grid Re-Build After Hurricane Maria: Tesla’s Elon Musk Proposes, Whitefish Disposes

Tesla proposes rebuilding Puerto Rico's power grid with solar after Hurricane Maria but tiny, inexperienced Whitefish Energy, which shares a hometown with Secretary…

Zurich-Based Fund Generates Impressive Returns from Sustainable Development

Zurich-based ResponsAbility generates wealth for investors while boosting sustainable development opportunities worldwide. This fund invests about $1.2 billion a year in ventures across…

Solar “Bitcoin” Founders Launch Blockchain Project to Disrupt Global Energy Markets

The team that launched bitcoin-technology based SolarCoin kicked off Greeneum. This blockchain project seeks to leverage digital currency in order to boost the…

Mike Bloomberg Contributes $64 Million to Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced last week that he would contribute $64 million to the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal program…

U.S. Pairs Up with Japan to Boost Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Look out, battery electric vehicles: a new hydrogen fuel cell partnership with Japan aims to accelerate hydrogen fuel cell development in the U.S.

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…