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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
June 11, 2019: You probably didn’t notice, but April marked a threshold point for the nation. For the first time, our capacity for creating electricity from renewable sources crept past that for coal. Yes, that’s a good thing. Not good enough, mind you, to save us from the worst effects of climate change from...
June 11, 2019: America's coal industry has already been left in the dust by natural gas. Now it's under immense pressure from the renewable energy boom.
June 10, 2019: The latest Energy Infrastructure Update indicates that renewables have surpassed coal in power generating capacity for the first time.
June 7, 2019: The thinking behind compressed air energy storage is relatively simple, but its impact could be significant.
June 6, 2019: C.A.T. is ready to use more renewable natural gas in its semi-trucks, but the supply of RNG is not exactly plentiful right now.
June 3, 2019: Here are some important words and phrases from the renewable energy lexicon.
June 3, 2019: LevelTen Energy, a marketplace that consolidates renewable energy projects and potential buyers to lower prices for aggregated buyers and expand the market for sellers, has raised 0.5 million in a new round of funding. Investors in the round included the venture arms of utility and energy companies like Constellatio...
May 30, 2019: Exclusive: report reveals investment in the sector has halved in recent yearsThe number of jobs in renewable energy in the UK has plunged by nearly a third in recent years, and the amount of new green generating capacity by a similar amount, causing havoc among companies in the sector, a new report has found.Prospec...
May 29, 2019: From solar to wind to geothermal to biomass, almost every source of renewable energy can now compete effectively on price with oil, coal and gas-fired power plants.
May 29, 2019: Glenwood Springs, Colo., is set to become the latest U.S. city to run entirely on renewable energy. “We are very excited to announce that Glenwood Springs will soon be operated on one hundred percent renewable electricity,” Glenwood Springs...
May 28, 2019: Norway-based Ocean Sun was founded three years ago with the aim of disrupting the status quo in the solar industry. Its vision is to provide the technology that rapidly makes clean energy production the cheapest alternative to large populations around the world.
May 24, 2019: What took hundreds of millions of years to create is being wasted on... party balloons?
May 23, 2019: If the world does not step up efforts on renewable energy, it will fall short of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030. This is according to a new report compiled by the International Energy Agency and the International Renewable Energy Agency.
May 21, 2019: While developments in Beijing are price positive for renewables, coal-fired producers would be left with massive challenges.
May 15, 2019: Due to the renewable revolution--the rapidly dropping cost of wind and solar power--the world can now develop power systems that are low cost, low carbon and low impact on rivers and other environmental resources.
May 3, 2019: Washington Gov. Jay Inslee unveiled an ambitious proposal Friday to convert the United States to 100% renewable energy by 2035, a move likely to add pressure on his Democratic presidential rivals to detail their own plans to slow climate change. His proposal would require an immediate transformation...
April 27, 2019: Blockchain has been touted as the next big technological advance affecting everything from currency to electrical grids, but what does it mean for clean energy? This article explores some of the implications of blockchain and cryptocurrency
April 27, 2019: Blockchain could be the future of renewable energy and the next chapter in smart technology, as the online platform is helping develop an interest in consumer-driven power generation. Meet some of the companies spearheading the use of blockchain in clean energy.
April 25, 2019: TRUMP OFFICIALS HALT PLANS TO EXPAND OFFSHORE DRILLING: The Trump administration is hitting pause on its ambitious and controversial plans to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic.Newly confirmed Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said the agency...
April 23, 2019: Mayor Dale Ross says Georgetown, Texas, is on the frontier of a second energy revolution