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As the natural gas boom continues and renewable prices fall, it's economics -- not regulation -- that nudges utilities away from coal-fired power plants.
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.
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.
A study published last week in the journal Nature suggests this upcoming winter could have a dramatic impact across the world’s northern regions. While gas bills will rise, increasing organizations' global warming impact, there are business opportunities to be had as well.
Google, which describes itself as the world’s largest buyer of clean energy, announced another investment in renewables last week. Two new Google-backed wind farms in Norway and Sweden will power all of the tech giant's data centers within the European Union.
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.
Despite low oil prices, the clean-energy sector keeps on growing, and it now employs 8.1 million people worldwide.
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.