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Tesla’s Elon Musk Promises Solar Power for Puerto Rico — Can He Deliver?

Despite formidable obstacles, Elon Musk of the EV company Tesla envisions leveraging his solar energy experience to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid.

Danish Renewables Giant Dong Energy Rebrands, Ditches Oil and Gas Portfolio

The energy sector is slowly but surely undergoing a transformation, and a decision by Denmark’s Dong Energy sums up how this sector will…

The Hydrogen Fuel Cell Secret Behind GM’s Big EV Announcement

GM just announced big EV plans but the real surprise is that hydrogen fuel cell EVs play a big role in GM's zero…

UK Switches on First Subsidy-Free Solar Farm with Battery Storage

This week, the United Kingdom launched a new solar plant outside the town of Flitwick, about an hour's drive north of London. A…

How Renewable Energy Can Accelerate the Microgrid Revolution

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have underscored the advantages of microgrids, especially those equipped with distributed renewable energy.

Businesses and Local Governments Aggressively Leading on Climate Action

According to a report jointly issued by The Climate Group and the New Climate Institute, climate action is making encouraging progress across the…

Bank of America: $12.6B in Environmental Investments Created 40,000 Jobs

According to Bank of America, the $12.6 billion it invested from 2013 to last year supported almost 40,000 jobs, contributed almost $15 billion…

300 Global Companies Commit to Science-Based Climate Targets Ahead of Climate Week NYC

At least 300 companies are now aligned with the Science Based Targets initiative, which provides a framework to help companies stay competitive while…

Coal-Fired Power Plants Cost U.S. Consumers $10B a Year

According to Carbon Tracker, the closing of unprofitable coal-fired power plants across the U.S. could save consumers as much as $10 billion a…

Mars Inc. Promises $1 Billion Investment in Climate Change and Sustainable Supply Chain

Mars Inc. backs up its words with action as the company promises to invest approximately $1 billion in its “Sustainable in a Generation…

Renewable Fuel Standard Ready for an Overhaul?

A coalition of environment groups has urged the federal government to enact more cuts in biofuels production, as they claim the environmental promises…

Apple’s Tim Cook Steps Into the Limelight, Urging Companies to Lead on ‘Moral Responsibility’

Tim Cook has nudged Apple to become a more active corporate citizen when it comes to the environment and social responsibility, and has…

Scotland Ramps Up Offshore Wind, Benefits Ripple Across the Pond

Politics have been getting in the way of the U.S. offshore wind industry, but Scotland's efforts to lower costs could help break the…

Solar Power to Rival Nuclear by End of 2017

According to a recent report, solar power capacity not only continues to surge worldwide, but will rival the amount of nuclear power generated…

Airports in Netherlands to Run 100 Percent on Wind Power

Beginning next year, wind power will supply the electricity needs for all of the major airports in the Netherlands. The power will amount…