February 9th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
In 1989, pro-nuclear lobbyists claimed that wind power couldn’t even provide 1% of Germany’s electricity. A few years later, pro-nuclear lobbyists ran ads in German newspapers, claiming that renewables wouldn’t be able to meet 4% of German electricity demand
January 9th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
"Small-scale solar photovoltaics (e.g., rooftop solar systems) alone grew by 19.22% YTD. Compared to all other energy sources, solar-generated electricity has enjoyed the fastest growth rate thus far in 2019." Natural gas generation grew by 6.71%, nuclear energy generation grew by 0.8%, and coal-generated electricity generation declined by 14.46%
December 31st, 2019 | by Barry A.F.
Due to climate change, 100-year, 500-year, and even 1000-year weather events are happening with alarming regularity. Unfortunately, we are still not at a mitigation level to avoid 1.5ºC or even 2ºC (2.7° F to 3.6° F) temperature rise
December 19th, 2019 | by Tina Casey
A new energy efficient catalyst gives new hope to the prospect of a new sparkling green future fueled by low cost, sustainable biofuel
December 1st, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Research by three national laboratories has created a new process that converts ethanol to fuels in one step. The result could be a reduction in greenhouse gases from transportation by up to 96%
October 30th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
A new analysis of recently released data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) by the SUN DAY Campaign has highlighted the fact that renewable energy sources accounted for 18.49% of US electrical generation during the first eight months of 2019 --- up from 17.95% a year earlier.
October 22nd, 2019 | by Saurabh
The north Indian state of Punjab has issued a draft renewable energy policy with a target to procure 21% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by
October 1st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
German electric utility giant RWE has announced its intention this week to become carbon neutral by 2040 and to transition into one of the world's leading renewable energy companies.
September 24th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Honda and Nike have both recently announced new commitments to renewable energy that move the clean energy revolution forward.
August 7th, 2019 | by Tina Casey
Feral hogs are rampaging through Texas and other parts of the US, tearing up cornfields, soybeans, and other biofuel crops
July 16th, 2019 | by Tina Casey
Natural gas is booming, but a new pilot project for biogas renewable energy certificates is yet another sign that the boom is about to bust
June 13th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
HBO's Ice On Fire is a vicious wake-up call to the sleeping million around the world. It sends the message that climate change is here, now and we must take action today, not to save our children or to ensure a viable planet for some far off future generation, but to fight to save our planet for ourselves
June 5th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
London-based fund manager Glennmont Partners announced Tuesday that it had successfully raised €850 million ($957 million) during its Third Fund investing in clean energy infrastructure projects in Europe, the largest amount that has ever been raised for a green energy only fund with a European mandate.
May 1st, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston
California’s Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) are slowly assuming the traditional utility role of acquiring renewable energy generation for customers. While the role is fairly new, the CCAs nonetheless are now faced with the massive task of securing 9 to 10 gigawatts of new clean energy to meet the state’s 2030 ambitious greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets
April 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The German solar industry has walked away the sole winner from Germany's most recent solar and onshore wind tender, receiving contracts for the entire 210 megawatts (MW) awarded in an auction which was heavily oversubscribed.
April 3rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Renewable energy sources now account for around a third of all global power capacity, according to new figures published this week by the International Renewable Energy Agency, which revealed 171 gigawatts (GW) of new renewable capacity was installed in
March 29th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Provisional figures published by the UK Government on Thursday show that renewable energy sources generated a record amount of electricity in 2018, increasing by 11.8% over 2017 levels, led by a record year for wind energy generation which provided 17.1% of the UK's electricity
March 18th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Wind energy accounted for 35% of Great Britain's electricity generation for the week running Friday 8 March to Thursday 14 March, beating out all other generation sources, and also saw offshore wind beat out nuclear energy.
March 8th, 2019 | by Tina Casey
Right under the nose of the nation's #1 fossil fuel fan, multiple federal agencies launch new biofuel and bioeconomy roadmap
February 25th, 2019 | by Carolyn Fortuna
An expedition to Antarctica using only renewable energy has broadened to a campaign to help us all become aware of our responsibility for carbon emissions