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August 18, 2019: Tesla is pitching customers on a new rental offering for solar power as a way to revive the flagging fortunes of its renewable energy business. Once among the largest installers of renewables in the country through SolarCity, Tesla has seen its share of the market decline significantly since its acquisition of Solar...
August 16, 2019: According to the company, its solar projects in the US have offset the CO2 equivalent of more than 200 million miles of truck deliveries
August 12, 2019: Few Americans likely noticed last week that Denmark refused to grant a permit for finishing construction of the Russian natural gas pipeline Nord Stream 2, but its international significance is enormous.
August 7, 2019: The number of renewable energy jobs grew by 700,000 in 2018, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.
August 7, 2019: Green Party Leader Elizabeth May has unveiled a multi-pronged plan to help workers in the gas and oil sector transition to a renewable energy economy, including skills retraining programs and massive retrofit projects designed to create jobs.
August 5, 2019: The majority of Texas' electricity market is deregulated and that means homeowners who have solar panels aren't guaranteed to get full net metering for the excess power they sell back to the electric grid.
August 5, 2019: Transparency and access to more information for both buyers and sellers will lubricate markets and increase the volume of corporate green energy purchases.
July 23, 2019: 11 million people are now employed in the renewable energy sector across the world but the bulk of those jobs are concentrated in a handful of countries.
July 15, 2019: Data released today on World Youth Skills Day shows that delivering rural electrification using distributed renewable energy can put a serious dent in joblessness, in particular for youth and women. The data was contained in the 1st Powering Jobs Census released by international NGO Power for All.
July 13, 2019: There has been almost no growth in coal mining jobs since Trump took office while renewable energy electrical generation passed coal in April. Supporting renewables makes sense since it is growing (and provides environmental benefits) and can provide jobs for miners to transition to.
July 10, 2019: By 2050, National Grid predicts, 35m electric cars will supply energy when neededA fleet of 35m electric vehicles could help the UK reach its net-zero carbon target by forming large battery hubs to store renewable energy, according to the country’s energy system operator.National Grid predicts that by 2050 million...
July 8, 2019: One of Britain’s biggest green energy switches to date will come at no extra costMore than 3m homes are to automatically receive renewable energy from E.ON UK at no extra cost in one of the UK’s biggest green energy switches to date.The big six supplier says it will respond to rising public concern over the clim...
July 5, 2019: Puerto Rico has a plan to rebuild its energy grid and move to 100% renewable power by 2050. Many communities are working toward that themselves, without help from the government.
July 2, 2019: The private sector invested 5 billion in wind and solar projects last year.
July 2, 2019: In the United States, Opportunity Zones (OZs) have provided developers with new possibilities. The race is now on to determine whether renewable energy developers can catch up to their real estate counterparts in utilizing this new tool.
June 30, 2019: The monetary incentives help customers decide to choose renewable energy in the first place, in the form of solar energy, batteries, and electric vehicle chargers, and time their usage patterns to slow congestion and surge demand
June 27, 2019: The idea of discarding available wind or solar output is anathema, imposed on power producers when production from these sources exceeds what the grid can accept.
June 27, 2019: Renewable energy production surpassed coal-fired generation for the first time in the U.S., according to the latest figures from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).Sources like wind and solar energy provided 23 percent of America’s...
June 27, 2019: The United States generated more energy from renewable sources than from coal for the first time in April, the Energy Information Administration said.
June 27, 2019: PFAS GETS ITS DAY IN CONGRESS: The Senate passed a defense bill Thursday that would require an increased response from the government to harmful chemicals that have leached into water in at least 43 states. Included in the National Defense...
June 20, 2019: Stifling student loan debt has spiked the interest in moving away from using loans to finance students’ education and instead using Income Share Agreements (ISAs). Read why the San Diego Workforce Partnership leveraged them to offer the nation's first renewable learning fund.
June 17, 2019: The growing trend should inspire confidence in renewables by more countries as technologies improve and costs go down.
June 17, 2019: Renewable energy is becoming a larger share of our energy mix. Their costs are falling but retail electricity prices are rising. Both can be true for now, but future changes in technology and market rules can reduce the price and system stresses of higher renewable penetration in the U.S.
June 15, 2019: Over recent years the march towards an energy industry ruled by renewables has been on the agenda of many countries and international bodies. Aside from their non-depleting and replenishing nature, renewable energy is poised to lessen the world's carbon footprint and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
June 13, 2019: More countries are tapping into the economic potential of green energy, particularly in Southeast Asia