Tag archives for clean energy
When the Masdar Initiative was first announced 10 years ago, it was greeted by a mix of excitement and skepticism. Masdar City's long-term plan has slowed down, frustrating many. But now the city, and Masdar's clean-energy deployment team, are on the move.
SunEdison filed for bankruptcy protection in New York yesterday. While some depicted the company's foibles as a symptom of bigger issues in the solar sector, experts say it was reckless ambition that led to its quick demise.
USAID is trying a different foreign aid approach worldwide, including in India. Last week the agency awarded $5 million in grants through its Development Innovation Ventures Program. Two of these awardees are piggybacking on other efforts to expand energy access in India by investing in clean-energy technology startups.
Oil ministers from OPEC countries met in Doha, Qatar, to see if they could all find a way to freeze production in order to bring price stability. But those talks ended in acrimony and with no agreement on prices.
Last week, the managers of Norway’s sovereign wealth fund announced that its divestment from coal companies is well underway.
The controversy over farmers having the right to sign contract with solar and wind power companies is now taking center stage in North Carolina.
The Houston Museum of Natural Science, one of the most visited museums in the U.S., finds itself coming under scrutiny because of its ties to the oil and gas industry.
The first nation to actually submit its NDCs is Papua New Guinea, a nation of 7 million people that shares a massive island with Indonesia, and rests above Australia’s northern frontier.
Dr. Neva Rockefeller Goodwin, a great-granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller, donated her energy company shares, including those of ExxonMobil, in order to help fund climate change-related research. She shared some insight with TriplePundit in a recent interview.
Brooklyn Microgrids hopes to wean more customers off the local power behemoth known as Con Edison and allow residents and property owners to buy and sell power generated from solar installations.
The Obama administration announced that sites off the coasts of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia would not be included in the government's plan for offshore oil drilling leases.
In a joint statement, U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to work closely together on climate change, clean energy and stewardship of the Arctic region.