“Wind power is getting more efficient”

“There, almost 1,500 old turbines were taken down in recent years. Only 82 new ones were installed in their place, but they produce about the same amount of electricity. Celeste Wanner is with the American Wind Energy Association…. Read More

“Dyson is converting an airfield into an electric car R&D hub with a massive test track”

“Dyson, best known for its vacuum, is moving forward with its multi-billion-dollar plan to launch several new electric vehicles. The company has now announced that it is converting an airfield into an electric car R&D hub with a… Read More

“Automated Emissions Reduction Technology Shapes The Future Of Electricity Consumption”

“Gavin McCormick is executive director of WattTime, the tech startup that first developed Automated Emissions Reduction (AER) technology. While a Ph.D. student in energy econometrics at UC Berkeley, Gavin invented the first algorithms capable of detecting marginal emission… Read More

“Facebook gets specific about its 100 percent renewables target”

“Seven years after it formally declared its intention to power its operations entirely with renewable energy, Facebook this week set a date to deliver that commitment just two short years from now. The declaration, accompanied by a new… Read More

“VW receives massive order of 1,600 all-electric trucks”

“VW has received what could very well be the largest order of all-electric trucks to date. Ambev, an important Brazilian brewery, has committed to electrify its delivery fleet and placed an order for 1,600 all-electric trucks with Volkswagen…. Read More

“How a Battery Breakthrough May Lead to Electric Cars That Charge in Seconds”

“An impediment to electric car adoption is the fact that they can take a long time to charge. That means for people to be able to actually use their cars to travel long distances (an understandable aspiration, to… Read More

“How Hawaii plans to be the first US state to run entirely on clean energy”

“It may have a reputation as an ecological paradise but Hawaii is also one of America’s most fossil fuel-dependent states. This is largely because of its isolated location in the Pacific Ocean – jet fuel accounts for more… Read More

“Energy Department says wind power projects continue in US”

“OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy reports that the continued construction of wind-power generating stations is bringing down both the cost of building the installations and the price for wind-generated electricity. The report released Thursday… Read More

“How solar projects can transform low-income communities”

“This past spring, Serenity Soular helped raise more than $37,000 from more than 300 donors to finance a solar installation at a community arts center. The group has also completed projects at a Baptist church and a community… Read More

“Renewable Energy Could “Effectively Be Free” by 2030, Says UBS Analyst”

“A research analyst at Swiss investment bank UBS believes the cost of energy renewables could be so near to zero by 2030 “it will effectively be free,” according to a projections published on Monday. If renewables could soon… Read More