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From the morning of Saturday, May 7, until late afternoon on Wednesday, May 11, Portugal ran entirely on renewables such as hydro and wind power. That four days without the use of coal or natural gas is a global record.
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.
Food giant Mars Inc. announced it has entered into a partnership with Eneco Wind U.K. to buy electricity from Scotland's Moy Wind Farm for at least the next 10 years.
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.
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 clean-energy industry is unstoppable, right? Not so fast, say a trio of professors from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Chicago. They co-wrote a paper that says a carbon tax is crucial if the U.S. is to avoid risks related to climate change.
The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development is financing clean energy projects in Antigua and Barbuda, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, and Senegal, which together will receive low-interest loans totaling US$46 million.
A new 117MW wind farm in the Tafila region marks a big step forward in diversifying the Jordan’s energy portfolio.
The fact that the COP21 climate talks in Paris ended up with an agreement is a turning point well worth celebrating, though much work remains to be done.
Clean energy has caught on in Uruguay in recent years, and now estimates suggest renewables provide almost 95% of the country’s electricity.
SunEdison had a market cap of almost $10 billion three months ago, but investors became nervous and now the firm has started layoffs and restructuring.
Signed by Gov. Jerry Brown during a ceremony this week, Senate Bill 350 mandates that California produce 50% of its electricity from renewables by 2030.