November 27th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider
The Navajo Generating Station, a coal-burning power plant, has closed its doors for good. It was run for 45 years in Arizona and was the largest coal plant in the West. Its closure will most likely affect the entire region. USA Today reports that the mine that supplied the plant with coal has also closed -- it closed back in August
November 26th, 2019 | by Smiti
A New Delhi-based power distribution utility will implement India’s first-ever blockchain-based solar power trading. The project was made possible through Power Ledger’s blockchain platform
November 25th, 2019 | by Barry A.F.
A recent article on CleanTechnica, "BBC Click: Are Electric Vehicles 'The Future Of Road Vehicles?' EV Owners: 'Duh.'" basically covered what CleanTechnica and other green energy websites have been saying for years, that EVs are superior to internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles in more ways than one. This is not news to informed progressives, but it is very much news to the general public
November 25th, 2019 | by Smiti
The Indian Minister of New and Renewable Energy has expressed confidence that the country will overachieve on its target to have 175 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity operational by
November 24th, 2019 | by The Beam
Unfortunately, solar growth has not benefited everyone equally. A recently published a study in Nature Sustainability found a worrying trend: there are racial disparities found in rooftop solar PV deployment in the United States
November 23rd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
5 new net zero homes for low income families are going up in Providence, RI thanks to a public-private partnership. They will each have a rooftop solar system oriented to capture the most sunlight.
November 23rd, 2019 | by Tina Casey
Best friends forever: renewable hydrogen could help provide more bandwidth in the grid for millions of battery EVs due to hit the road in the coming years
November 23rd, 2019 | by Michael Barnard
The first article covered the first two points, showing that tying this to, for example, a single reasonably sized cement plant would require roughly 4,000 times the space, and that decoupling energy creation from demand would provide substantially more flexibility and higher value. Now we'll step through the remaining three problems
November 22nd, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
A brief decade held considerable cost-efficiency gains in wind and solar. These sustainable technologies are now more cost-effective than any other power generation technologies in general, according to Lazard. Solar and wind technologies simply make more sense
November 22nd, 2019 | by Michael Barnard
Bill Gates seems to love to invest in things that aren’t going to make much of a difference to climate change but that are good for the fossil fuel industry. The latest is Heliogen, a company which uses machine learning to make solar ovens hotter and more reliable
November 20th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
12 municipal power companies in Florida and the Florida Municipal Power Agency have agreed to purchase power from a 223.5 MW solar power plant in central Florida owned and operated by NextEra Energy.
November 19th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan
The most popular CleanTechnica stories last week included fun content about an off-grid month with SunPower solar panels + Tesla Powerwalls, the just-beginning economies of scale Tesla is getting from its gigafactories, a pitch for Elon Musk's The Boring Company getting into pumped hydro, Tesla dominating US electric vehicle sales, and much more. Scroll down for the headlines and click through to the ones that tickle your fancy!
November 19th, 2019 | by Tina Casey
Bill Gates was going to save the planet with breakthrough nuclear technology, but his new concentrating solar power venture is breaking through first
November 18th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
Wood Mackenzie projects that renewable energy will meet 53% of Europe's power supply in 2030. If Europeans deliver their individual National Energy and Climate Plans, sustainable energy will command the electricity market
November 18th, 2019 | by Saurabh
India’s leading independent power producer in the renewable energy sector has achieved yet another milestone.
ReNew Power Limited recently reported that it achieved 5 gigawatts of operational renewable energy capacity in India
November 18th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Alabama Power, which serves two-thirds of electricity customers in the state, assesses people who have rooftop solar systems a fee of $5.00 a month for each kilowatt their systems generate. Some residential customers are challenging those fees.
November 17th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
Tracking the Sun (PDF) is an annual report from Berkeley Lab on installed solar panel prices and other trends among grid-connected, distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the United States. Primary authors of this year's report were Galen Barbose and Naïm Darghouth
November 17th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
How does one renew an area devastated by nuclear waste? I think of brilliant Kirusowa's film Dreams. One of the dreams depicts the horror and abyss after the fallout of a nuclear accident.
Indeed, in real life, there are farmlands in Japan that are ruined, land that cannot be cultivated anymore. The Nikkei Asian Review reports mountainous areas where population outflows continue
November 16th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
China General Nuclear group says it is investing nearly $2.5 billion to build 1 GW of solar and 2 GW of wind power in Inner Mongolia. Both are expected to come online in 2021.
November 16th, 2019 | by Saurabh
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