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The cost of utility-scale solar power has plunged to the Obama administration's $1 a watt goal -- and three years early at that. Now, a 2011 initiative that was once seen as more aspirational than realistic has the possibility to transform the nation’s energy portfolio.
The Indian electric grid is now certain to have over a 100GW of renewable energy (RE) even under the worst case scenario by 2022. So what does this mean for the energy storage sector?
Donald Trump's transition team sent a list of 70-plus questions to the DOE, including a request for the names of employees and contractors who worked on climate change-related projects. But the department politely declined the request on Tuesday, essentially telling Trump and company to stuff it.
The ReNEWW House project, a partnership between Purdue University and Whirlpool Corp., turned a 1920s home near campus into a sustainable living laboratory.
This week, Google announced that all of its operations, including offices and data centers, will be powered by 100 percent renewables next year. Its investments have led to $3.5 billion in infrastructure spending over the past several years.
Many citizens do not want to be told there are mostly winners and a few losers in globalization, and that a rapidly changing economy means they'll have to change industries and careers several times during our working lives.
As the natural gas boom continues and renewable prices fall, it's economics -- not regulation -- that nudges utilities away from coal-fired power plants.
The island of Ta‘u in American Samoa is running almost entirely on clean energy, thanks to SolarCity’s 1.4-megawatt solar power station and 6 megawatt hours of battery storage made possible by 60 Tesla Powerpacks.
Despite fears of a Trump reign, many energy experts are saying there’s less reason to worry than previously thought. Renewable energy may continue its rise to prominence whether Trump likes it or not.
D.C.-based Campaign for Accountability is urging California Attorney General Kamala Harris to investigate the state's solar power companies after mounting customer complaints.
As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell indicated this week, coal companies, including those in his home state of Kentucky, should not yet start spending their future coal paychecks. Even Trump's promises can't turn coal back into a thriving energy source.
Despite Economic Benefits of Climate Change Adaptation, FL Senate Hopeful Remains Strident Climate Denier
A year ago, Marco Rubio of Florida was a leading contender for this year’s Republican presidential nomination. While he was confident in his chances, in the end he lost his home state’s primary badly to the current nominee. He's trying to get ...