“India’s renewable energy push is wiping out the last of the great Indian bustards”

“India’s big push towards renewable energy is wiping out a critically endangered bird. So great is the devastation that in the western Indian state of Gujarat, one of the last sanctuaries of the great Indian bustard, only one… Read More

“What Can Be Done To Make Clean Energy A More Popular Political Priority?”

“I believe the best way to make clean energy politically popular is to educate the political leaders about its economic, environmental and national security advantages and about the environmental consequences of continuing the use of fossil fuels. At… Read More

“The public health benefits of adding offshore wind to the grid”

“New plans to build two commercial offshore wind farms near the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coasts have sparked a lot of discussion about the vast potential of this previously untapped source of electricity. But as an environmental health… Read More

“Getting More Wind and Solar is 100% Possible, But Not 100% Straightforward. Here’s Why”

“With wind and solar prices beating the cost of fossil-fuel generation in many places, we have a great opportunity to replace and modernize our energy supply with more renewables—and we can do so reliably. The Union of Concerned… Read More

“New Jersey Is Now The United States’ Hottest Clean Energy Economy”

“When Governor Murphy recently signed a landmark clean energy bill into law, New Jersey reclaimed the national policy leadership it abdicated during years of stagnation under the Christie Administration, and jump-started the state’s clean energy economy. The state… 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

“Portugal is showing that ambitious renewable energy goals are within reach”

“Portugal’s energy system operator had some interesting news to share once March had closed out. It seems that even as Portugal’s monthly energy consumption increased 9.7 percent compared to March 2017, the country produced enough renewable energy (just… Read More

“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/

“Viewpoint: The Indian state to become a global leader in clean energy”

Wind and solar energy are expected to account for more than half of Tamil Nadu’s power by 2027. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-42971504

“Two countries are the reason the EU is hitting its ambitious renewable energy targets”

“The EU now gets more than 30% of its electricity from renewable sources, up from 12% in 2000. At the current rate of growth, the European bloc can increase the proportion of renewables in its electricity mix to… Read More