“Scottish island generates enough power through wind and solar to meet the needs of the community”

“Canna Renewable Energy and Electrification Ltd (CREEL) generated enough power through wind and solar to meet the needs of the community. For almost 20 years, Canna and Sanday’s 18 residents have had to rely on three diesel generators… Read More

“In Germany, Consumers Embrace a Shift to Home Batteries”

“Stefan Paris is a 55-year-old radiologist living in Berlin’s outer suburbs. He, his partner, and their three-year-old daughter share a snug, two-story house with a pool. The Parises, who are expecting a second child, are neither wealthy nor… Read More

“New Mexico to commit to 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2045”

“New Mexico is set to become the next state in the U.S. to make a clean energy commitment law, setting a goal of 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2045. The New Mexico House passed the Energy Transition Act… Read More

“Shell leads big oil in clean energy shift”

“Royal Dutch Shell, one of the most aggressive global oil and gas producers on clean-energy and climate change, faces big tests on how serious it is with its pursuit. Why it matters: The burning of fossil fuels sold… Read More

“Floating solar farms: How ‘floatovoltaics’ could provide power without taking up valuable real estate”

“As they’ve become cheaper and more efficient, electricity-generating solar panels have popped up all over the United States. But some experts say it would be better if new photovoltaic panels were placed not only on parcels of land… Read More

“Morocco in the fast lane with world’s largest concentrated solar farm”

“It’s not just on the track that Morocco is aiming to become a world leader in renewable energy. As well as a host nation of a Formula ePrix, the country is also home to the world’s largest concentrated… Read More

“The world’s largest “virtual battery plant” is now operating in the Arabian desert”

“The United Arab Emirates likes breaking world records. Flush with oil money and blessed with plenty of open land, the country has the world’s tallest building, largest mall, largest desalinated water reservoir, and one of the largest solar… Read More

“Bloomberg names final 5 American Cities Climate Challenge winners”

“Bloomberg Philanthropies announced Friday the final five winners of its American Cities Climate Challenge: Albuquerque, NM; Austin, TX; Denver; Orlando, FL; and San Antonio. The total number of winning cities stands at 25. The five winners will join… Read More

“Texas has enough sun and wind to quit coal, Rice researchers say”

“Texas might have the perfect environment to quit coal for good. Texas is one of the only places where the natural patterns of wind and sun could produce power around the clock, according to new research from Rice… Read More

“Renewables overtake coal as Germany’s main energy source”

“Renewables overtook coal as Germany’s main source of energy for the first time last year, accounting for just over 40 percent of electricity production, research showed on Thursday. The shift marks progress as Europe’s biggest economy aims for… Read More