energy

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.

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…

Expediting the Dakota Access Pipeline Was ‘Unlawful,’ Say Native American Tribes

Opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline suffered another blow last week. Meanwhile, the Standing Rock Sioux says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…

Coal Country Will Suffer Job Losses Despite Trump’s Promises

Coal will enjoy a slight increase in production over the next two years, but the industry will still suffer a net loss in…

Cities, Businesses and Vets Unite Against Dakota Access Pipeline

The veterans have arrived to Standing Rock, signaling further support for the Sioux tribe that says its drinking water source is in danger…

Dakota Access Pipeline Developers Linked to 69 Spills in Two Years

In the past two years, the companies responsible for heading the Dakota Access Pipeline reported 69 incidents accounting for nearly 550,000 gallons of…

UPS to Boost Onsite Solar By 500 Percent This Year

UPS plans to invest $18 million in solar installations this year, increasing its onsite solar power generation capacity fivefold.

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,…

Inside the House Bill That Would Close Down the EPA

Last week the Internet went into a flurry over a Florida congressman's proposal to axe the Environmental Protection Agency. TriplePundit's Jan Lee takes…

5 Reasons for Cities To Adopt Smart Technology

More municipalities, large and small, need to get on board with the smart city trend — and here are five reasons why.

Congress Taps Little-Used Law to Repeal Obama Regulations

Republicans who have long opposed former President Barack Obama's efforts to curb environmental pollution are having a field day this month. It seems…

As Smog Issues Continue, Beijing Pledges to Curb Coal Consumption

Beijing's mayor says the city of 11.5 million will adopt “extra” anti-smog measures this year, including a 30 percent decrease in coal consumption.

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…

The March Away From Coal Continues, Unabated

The potential closure of the largest coal plant in the American West is another sign that dirty coal is on its way out…