April 1st, 2019 | by John Farrell
A comparison of how well policies in nearby states support distributed energy, including rooftop and community solar, provides insights into which states are regional leaders and where cross-pollination of state policy ideas that support local energy might improve areas that lag behind
March 25th, 2019 | by John Farrell
Host John Farrell speaks with Marie Donahue, ILSR researcher, and Neil Seldman, Director of ILSR’s Waste to Wealth Initiative, about the harmful impacts of burning trash to generate electricity.
October 1st, 2018 | by George Harvey
Solar and wind power are absolutely predictable when it comes to variable costs. By contrast, coal and gas power are altogether too variable to be reliable
September 24th, 2018 | by George Harvey
The natural gas industry is growing seemingly by leaps and bounds, and yet a number of people believe it is clear that something is very wrong with it
November 16th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Canada and the UK have formed an alliance entitled Powering Past Coal, which seeks to end the use of coal to generate electricity. The group has sent a letter to all the member nations at the COP 23 climate conference urging them to join.
May 2nd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Tokamak Energy in the UK powered up its ST40 nuclear fusion machine this week and was able to obtain what it calls "first plasma." It hopes to get to 100 million degrees Celsius by next year.
June 7th, 2016 | by Tina Casey
Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presumptive nominee for president, smacks down Republican land grab while pledging more clean power on federal property
November 10th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on Energy Post. By Sonja van Renssen The food and energy sectors are alike in many ways: security, [&hellip
July 7th, 2012 | by Nicholas Brown
At the Brackfriars train station platform, London’s largest photovoltaic solar panel array is being constructed. This is also to [&hellip
June 21st, 2012 | by Nicholas Brown
Recently, the United Kingdom's wind industry celebrated the world's largest offshore wind farm, and switched it on. The Walney wind farm is the name. It comprises 102 turbines and has an electricity generation capacity of 367 MW.
December 6th, 2011 | by Nicholas Brown
National Solar Power is to construct a 200 MW solar farm in Hardee County, Florida, and also set up a renewable energy funding organization
December 2nd, 2011 | by Andrew
A coalition of clean energy economy leaders and stakeholders has sent Congress a letter urging them to extend the Treasury Section 1603 grant program through 2012. Enacted to sustain investment flows in the wake of the 2008 financial systems collapse and due to expire at year-end, the 1603 grant program has been central to the continued growth and development of clean energy across the US in all its forms in ensuing years
December 1st, 2011 | by Andrew
South Windsor High School's UTC Power fuel cell system kicked in and saved the day in the Connecticut community of South Windsor, operating "flawlessly" as it provided heat, hot water, and electrical power over a nine-day period in the wake of Winter Storm Alfred, a "freak" snowstorm that cut power to an estimated 1.8 million people across New England
October 8th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
Tim O'Reilly, Founder & CEO of O'Reilly Media, had a really interesting comment on one of our posts yesterday. His comment was actually left on Google+, so I'm not sure how many CleanTechnica readers saw it. I think it's worthy of your eyes, so here you go
August 17th, 2011 | by Andrew
A new Air Products hydrogen fueling plant at the Orange County Sanitation District wastewater facility in Fountain Valley, California is producing clean, renewable electricity and hydrogen fuel and heat for use on-site and in hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. The wastewater-biogas-power-and-fuel plant could open up significant opportunities to use similar designs and technology to manage water and process agricultural, food and brewery waste streams.
April 28th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
Google is one of the largest clean energy corporate leaders in the U.S. If we had more Googles (and fewer Facebooks or Apples), it looks like we'd have a much brighter future. Hopefully others will follow Google's lead sooner than later on this front, or even try to one-up it. With a number of recent clean energy project announcements, I thought it might be nice to run down a list of Google's major projects of the last year or so
April 7th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
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