“Shell outlines scenario for what it would take to halt climate change”

“Royal Dutch Shell on Monday outlined a scenario in which, by 2070, drivers would be using far less of the company’s own product — oil — as cars become electric, a massive carbon storage industry develops, and transportation… Read More

“Nanomaterials Hold Promise for Producing Hydrogen from Water”

Hydrogen holds promise as an inexpensive form of clean energy, but finding an efficient and affordable way to produce the fuel from water – a technique known as water-splitting – remains a key scientific challenge. http://www.scienceandtechnologyresearchnews.com/nanomaterials-hold-promise-for-producing-hydrogen-from-water/

“Drone Company Hangs On to Win Clean-Energy Bet”

Clean earns more money. That’s the mantra for investors reaping the reward of alternative energy outperforming fossil fuel. They’ve known since 2013 that you don’t have to drive a Tesla or own its shares (they’re up 826 percent)… Read More

“The biggest solar parks in the world are now being built in India”

“When completed, the Pavagada solar park is expected to produce 2,000 megawatts of electricity, enough to power 700,000 households — and the latest milestone in India’s transition to generating more green energy.” http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-india-solar-20180319-story.html

“U.S. energy storage market to nearly triple this year: report”

Storage system costs have fallen by roughly two thirds in the last five years, Manghani said. In addition, more states are mandating utilities procure storage systems. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-batteries-report/u-s-energy-storage-market-to-nearly-triple-this-year-report-idUSKCN1GI135?utm_source=applenews

“In the Sunshine State, a vision for a sustainable town”

This marriage of conventional development and eco-friendly innovation offers a more traditional model of sustainability. https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Inhabit/2018/0313/In-the-Sunshine-State-a-vision-for-a-sustainable-town

“VW Just Gave Tesla a $25 Billion Battery Shock”

The world’s largest carmaker will equip 16 factories to produce electric vehicles by the end of 2022, compared with three currently https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-13/vw-secures-25-billion-battery-supplies-in-electric-car-surge?utm_campaign=news&utm_medium=bd&utm_source=applenews

“Michigan farmers, residents praise wind power”

For those committed to farmland conservation programs, Mills said, wind farms and wind turbines help keep farmers living on their farm lands, help attract and retain younger people, and help provide diversified funding streams. https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2018/03/michigan-farmers-residents-praise-wind-power/

“Add cow manure to your list of renewable energy sources”

The average Holstein cow produces over 100 pounds of manure a day. It’s a lot of poop. It’s also a lot of potential power. https://www.chron.com/business/article/Add-cow-manure-to-your-list-of-renewable-energy-12755644.php

“New York commits $1.4 billion to renewable energy projects”

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that his state would commit $1.4 billion to 26 renewable projects, including 22 solar farms, three wind farms, and one hydroelectric project. https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/03/new-york-commits-1-4-billion-to-renewable-energy-projects/