June 11th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
The 419 MW Mesquite Star wind farm was just completed in Fisher County, Texas, and is now providing electricity for Ecolab, Lowe’s, Intuit, and Brown University. In the case of Intuit (which you may have used to do your taxes this year), the company has now reached its 100% renewable electricity goal. As the headline notes, it has reached that goal 10 years earlier than it had committed
June 11th, 2020 | by Tina Casey
Whelp, so much for saving all those coal jobs. Regardless of the goings-on at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the US Department of Energy is determined to get the nation's offshore wind industry up and running. When it hits full speed, look out!
June 10th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
The 2035 Report from UC Berkeley and GridLab suggests the US could transition to 90% renewable energy in as little as 15 years.
June 9th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Energy Infrastructure Update for April is out, and it shows that all new electricity generation capacity in the US in April came from renewable sources. Despite the switch to clean power, many members of the boards of directors at the 20 largest banks have ties to high-emission industries.
June 8th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
Whilst global megadeath was an unreservedly bad thing, on the brighter side, May 2020 gave the UK (and the rest of the world) a glimpse of how a low-carbon future will look, painting in even more vibrant colours the picture that had begun to emerge in April, the first full lockdown month
June 8th, 2020 | by Tina Casey
Trump admin. sits on hands as US offshore wind industry revs up to deal a final blow to coal, with an assist from floating turbine technology
June 8th, 2020 | by Tina Casey
The COVID-19 outbreak hasn't slowed Scotland's mad dash into offshore wind energy, setting a high bar for the wind-curious state of Maine to leap
June 7th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
The world needs more renewable energy. But where it gets built must not place added burdens on underserved communities.
June 7th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan
The technology group Wartsila and some partners have developed an emissions-free barge concept
June 7th, 2020 | by Barry A.F.
We can use the 12 step program to overcome catastrophic climate change denial
June 4th, 2020 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration
U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions declined by 2.8% in 2019 to 5,130 million metric tons (MMmt), according to data in the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Monthly Energy Review
June 4th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan
This is the kind of boom we want to read about. A boom in jobs, but not only jobs, careers, and not only careers, but careers that mean preservation of resources and societal sustainability. Everywhere, the lookout for sustainable careers is merging with sustainability ecologically
June 2nd, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan
North Carolina offers one of the beautiful coasts in the country. I've slept in the sand dunes of that coast, waking early to drift with the wind out to sea. With all that to offer, the good news is that, beyond beauty, the North Carolina coast offers an opportunity for clean energy and green careers, invaluable technical and service jobs in the renewable energy sector
June 2nd, 2020 | by Tina Casey
Low cost renewable energy rips thin veneer of bottom line respectability from coal power plants for green recovery from COVID-19 crisis
June 1st, 2020 | by Michael Barnard
We could turn water into rocket fuel sufficient for a Space Shuttle launch using a month's wind power from a small wind farm at a cost of about $285,000, a bit more than market prices but a drop in the bucket compared to the $450 million to $1.5 billion per Space Shuttle launch
June 1st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
GM won a rare win last week in terms of CleanTechnica views. The most popular story of the week was one about GM potentially having a million-mile battery and EVs with 60 miles of range at some point. It's a target. Otherwise, Tesla took the next two spots on the podium
May 31st, 2020 | by Chanan Bos
This is the 10th broadcast of CleanTechnica's weekly news show. We decided to make this series because there is an information overload problem in the world. Just keeping up with the most relevant news is starting to be a full time job
May 30th, 2020 | by Andrea Bertoli
Offshore wind can avoid problems and costs through the community engagement lessons of other clean economy sectors. Read the new report from Mike Casey of Tigercomm, a top cleantech public affairs expert
May 29th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan
In April, General Mills set a goal to source 100% renewable electricity by 2030 as part of the RE100 global corporate initiative
May 29th, 2020 | by Tina Casey
Renewable energy has a clean power problem in the cookstove area, but help is on the way