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December 13, 2019: Near Morocco's sunny Atlantic coast, the tiny community of Id Mjahdi is being touted as Africa's first completely solar-powered village.
December 12, 2019: Lithium-ion batteries have long been seen as the answer to overcoming the intermittency issues associated with renewables, but there are other options. This article looks at some alternative storage solutions, which could help smooth out discrepancies in the supply and demand of clean energy.
December 9, 2019: UK homes using new smart-energy tariffs urged to take advantage of record windfarm powerThousands of households were paid to use extra renewable electricity over the weekend as windfarms generated unprecedented levels of clean power.Homes using a new type of smart energy tariff were urged to plug in their electric v...
December 5, 2019: A post-subsidy world means the renewable energy sector needs to successfully harness and utilize AI and smart data analytics to maximize investment returns.
December 4, 2019: The IEA reports that renewables globally added as much net capacity in 2018 as they did in 2017, an unexpected flattening of growth trends that raises serious concerns about meeting long-term climate goals.
December 2, 2019: As world leaders gather in Spain to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet, a spotlight falls on China — the top emitter of greenhouse gases.
November 27, 2019: Americans could use renewable energy produced by solar, wind and hydroelectric power more than coal by 2021, according to a new report.CNN reports that solar and wind power are growing in use so quickly that for the first time ever the country is...
November 19, 2019: Last Monday a group of millionaires and billionaires took a trip to an industrial site in Lancaster, Calif. to witness the achievement of what could represent a giant leap forward in the effort to decarbonize some of the world’s most carbon intensive industries. For Bill Gross, the founder of Idealab and brain...
November 19, 2019: Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday released draft legislation aimed at addressing climate change by extending and expanding tax breaks for renewable energy.“This bill will build on existing tax incentives that promote...
November 19, 2019: A THOUGHTFUL DEBATE ON THE MERITS OF CÉLÉBRITÉ: Actor Mark Ruffalo was on Capitol Hill Tuesday, testifying in a House Oversight Committee meeting over how to handle a cancer-linked chemical that’s been leaching into the water supply.However, much of...
November 7, 2019: Virtual power plants could solve one of renewable energy's most vexing challenges: the weather.
November 5, 2019: Vietnam is aiming to boost its power output produced by renewable energy to 23% by 2030, according to Andreas Cremer at German investment firm DEG.
November 4, 2019: The bankruptcy of the nation’s largest private coal company dovetails with the birth of the New Energy Economy — the rise of cleaner energies that are also cost competitive.
October 27, 2019: When it comes to renewables, big tech is putting in some big money. But perhaps there's another calculus at play.
October 24, 2019: The solar and wind farms are Amazon's first new deals since revealing the Climate Pledge.
October 21, 2019: Gravitricity develops winch and hoist system to store energy at half the cost of lithium-ion batteriesBritain’s cheapest “virtual battery” could be created by hoisting and dropping 12,000-tonne weights – half the weight of the Statue of Liberty – down disused mine shafts, according to Imperial College Lond...
October 21, 2019: Energy agency says solar power will drive faster than forecast growth in renewablesGlobal supplies of renewable electricity are growing faster than expected and could expand by 50% in the next five years, powered by a resurgence in solar energy.The International Energy Agency (IEA) found that solar, wind and hydropo...
October 21, 2019: Solar power is set to play an important role in the increase.
October 21, 2019: The world's renewable energy capacity will increase by 50 percent within the next five years, as prices drop and government policy shifts, the International Energy Agency said Monday.
October 21, 2019: Global renewable energy capacity is set to rise by 50 per cent in five years, driven by solar photovoltaic (PV) installations on homes, buildings and industry, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
October 20, 2019: The World Bank and other big funders of development projects are slowly spending more on green energy. But they continue funding dirtier fossil fuels at the same time.
October 18, 2019: In good news this week: New York City's poverty levels are at their lowest since the 1970s, harbor seals are returning to the Thames River, and more.
October 15, 2019: An innovative approach unlocked Argentina's renewable energy market, adding 6.5 GW and .5 billion investment in three years. Now it may spur a 75 GW, 10 billion global renewables boom.
October 15, 2019: The investment comes as major tech companies have been working to do more on climate change.
October 15, 2019: Google announces a commitment to renewable energy with its Made