renewables

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Cost Parity Finds More Corporations Investing in Renewables

Renewable energy can beat fossil fuels on cost, but raw numbers only tell part of the story as corporations continue to pursue clean…

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…

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…

170 Years of Lighting DC: How WGL Plans for a More Sustainable Future

WGL Holdings' commitment to keeping D.C. heated and electrified has never wavered, even 169 years after its founding. Its mission of keeping 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…

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…