“The simple strategy that utilities can use to cut carbon pollution”

“When demand on the electricity grid is high, additional power plants may need to be switched on to meet the demand. Firing up a power plant is expensive for the utility. And, the backup plants tend to be… Read More

“Key ‘step forward’ in cutting cost of removing CO2 from air”

“Carbon Engineering has published a peer-reviewed study showing that they can capture carbon for under $100 a tonne. This would be a major advance on the current price of around $600 per tonne. The company says their immediate… Read More

“Big Oil Is Investing Billions in Renewable Energy. Here’s Where and How”

“If the future of energy were a storybook, then renewable energy would play the part of the hero. That would leave oil and gas producers as the villains — and it’s not difficult to see why. The transportation,… Read More

“Oil industry is finally starting to be affected by Norway’s rapid electric car adoption”

“Norway’s electric vehicle adoption rate is so far ahead of most countries that it gives us glimpses into the future of bigger markets – sometimes even decades ahead of time. Now it is starting to show signs of… Read More

“10 massive corporations going big on solar power”

“American businesses are investing record amounts in solar, with the top corporate users adding 325 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity last year, according to the “Solar Means Business 2017” report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The… Read More

“New wind projects would deliver enough power for 600K homes”

“BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts and Rhode Island have announced offshore wind projects aimed at delivering a combined 1,200 megawatts of energy — or enough to power 600,000 homes. The Vineyard Wind project will be Massachusetts’ first offshore wind… Read More

“Electric-car batteries that charge in five minutes have lured an unlikely investor: Big Oil”

“In the 1990s, oil companies and and car makers once worked together to scupper the electric vehicle industry in the US, according to the documentary Who Killed the electric car? about America’s first mass-produced electric car. That was… Read More

“Lots of Lobbies and Zero Zombies: How Self-Driving Cars Will Reshape Cities”

“YOU DON’T LOOK for the essence of a city in its monuments or its museums. You look for it in its streets, where the covenant at the core of urban life—the sharing of space—plays out. For the past… Read More

“Cheap renewable energy is killing India’s coal-based power plants”

“Renewable energy prices in India are crashing, leaving coal-based power plants in the country financially unviable in their wake. Over the last year, wind and solar power tariffs have fallen to a record low of around Rs2.4 per unit, much… Read More

“How Electric Vehicles will go Mainstream – The Big Picture”

“The Tesla Model S is cool: fast, stylish, and fun to drive. But Elon Musk’s master stroke was to create an ecosystem that enabled intrigued consumers to consider Tesla a realistic alternative to a conventional car. Tesla’s network of 120-kW fast-charging stations,… Read More