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On paper, the Tesla-SolarCity deal is one that is easy for Wall Street analysts and business school students to pick apart. But in the long term, we could see the rise of a formidable company as solar power and energy storage get more efficient and cheaper.
As the most recent monthly report from the U.S. EIA reveals, transportation-related emissions surpassed those from the power sector during the first two months of this year.
Utilities should be worries as Apple’s entry into the renewables buying-and-selling markets could become a huge threat to their business.
Earlier this week, Heineken cut the ribbon for what the brewing giant says is the world’s first “major zero-carbon brewery.”
When we think of “sustainability” at a high level, the usual suspects are communities and companies based in cities such as San Francisco, Portland and Brooklyn. As we glean information both from conventional news sites and blogs focusing on environmental ...
Despite low oil prices, the clean-energy sector keeps on growing, and it now employs 8.1 million people worldwide.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’s six member countries — Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman – are home to more than 60 percent of the world’s water desalination facilities. The majority of clean drinking water ...
Donald Trump's views on renewables range from tepid acceptance to hostility. And while he does not have a clear energy plan articulated, clean-energy companies should be worried about a potential Trump presidency.
Opower claims its energy-efficiency software has saved consumers over $1 billion in electricity costs. On Monday, cloud-applications company Oracle announced that it would buy Opower for $532 million.
Despite the challenging economic and political environment in the Middle East, renewables -- especially solar power technologies -- are enjoying a surge, from the Mediterranean shores of North Africa to the posh cities within the oil-rich Gulf nations.
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.