June 25th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan
A few weeks ago CleanTechnica covered Wärtsilä's new emissions-free barge, with interchangeable energy containers. Before that, it was tugboats (in 2017). Soon, we may find out how captivating it would be to get a glimpse of electric cars on electric ferries!
June 25th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan
Public agencies and private businesses, ask your grant writers to get in motion and do the paperwork to submit your applications for zero-emission freight and marine projects
May 26th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
A German company is experimenting with adding solar panels and wind turbines to the platform it uses to support its wave power generators. Is this idea a hit or a miss?
April 19th, 2020 | by Tina Casey
A new wave energy device that resembles a jellyfish achieves sustainability trifecta: carbon capture, clean power and renewable formic acid
April 10th, 2020 | by Tina Casey
Support for a COVID-19 recovery fueled by renewable energy just got $38 million in love from the US Department of Energy, for new hydrokinetic research
April 3rd, 2020 | by Tina Casey
Key US states chew gum and walk at same time, ramp up aggressive pursuit of 100% renewable energy goals with new collaboration during COVID-19 breakout
March 30th, 2020 | by Saurabh
India has given up on development of two tidal power plants. High costs associated with setting up tidal power plants is the reason behind Indian government’s decision
March 7th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
A new legislative package on energy is working its way through the U.S. Senate. The American Energy Innovation Act (AEIA) is a compilation of dozens of energy bills that have passed the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, most with bipartisan support
January 29th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Semec Atlantis Energy says its tidal stream power installation in northern Scotland exported nearly 14 GWh of electricity to the utility grid in the UK in 2019.
December 29th, 2019 | by Mark Z. Jacobson
The Earth is rapidly approaching 1.5°C global warming, air pollution kills over 7 million people worldwide each year, and diminishing fossil fuel resources portend social instability. Yet, recently, world leaders at the United Nations Madrid climate talks failed to agree on a path forward. The core of the problem is the belief by some leaders that solving global warming will be expensive and drain the economy of their country. However, new research indicates that this belief is incorrect
December 28th, 2019 | by Tina Casey
Today's high tech, nanoscale materials are lending new life to the dream of harvesting renewable energy from the ocean through osmosis
November 11th, 2019 | by Carolyn Fortuna
What's new and hopeful for the transition to zero carbon cargo shipping
November 9th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Ocean Energy is about to begin testing its OE 35 wave-powered electrical generator which weighs 826 tons and can supply enough electricity for a small town.
July 27th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard
Wind covering Delaware is like the patch of solar panels in the Sahara. All primary energy will be supplied by renewable sources in a few decades. Petroleum, coal and natural gas won't be used as primary energy sources except in rare and tiny cases
July 2nd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
What do you do with a decommissioned super tanker? Here are a few ideas, some practical, some less so.
May 2nd, 2019 | by World Resources Institute
It’s easy to lose sight of good news amid the barrage of negative stories about the threats facing the ocean—everything from growing plastic pollution to dying coral reefs. However, there is a lot to celebrate when you look more closely at ocean-related developments
March 30th, 2019 | by World Resources Institute
Green infrastructure like healthy forests, wetlands and coral reefs can cheaply and effectively enhance the performance of traditional built, or “gray infrastructure.”
March 20th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
A group of British industry, university, and local government leaders have launched a new collaboration to establish a Low Carbon Industrial Cluster in the North West of England intended to serve as a world-first example to others in the UK and around the world
January 16th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Though global clean energy investment again exceeded $300 billion for the fifth year in a row in 2018, it was nevertheless down on 2017 figures to $332.1 billion, hovering around the same mark as 2016 which was also down on the year previous.
January 14th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Abundance Investment, the UK's leading peer-to-peer ethical investment company, announced last week that it has closed its largest fund-raise to date, securing £7 million for Scottish tidal energy company Orbital Marine Power for the construction of what will be the world's most powerful tidal stream turbine.