“Meet The Men Who Ditched Well Paid Jobs In Big Energy To Tackle Climate Change”

“For many years, Richard Lohwasser and Kyung-Hun Ha were highly paid executives at large energy utility companies in Germany. “I was making really good money,” Ha said. He had regular 9-to-5 hours, and the firm provided him with… Read More

“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

“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

“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

“The corporate renewables surge”

“Two recent analyses arrive at the same conclusion: U.S. corporate deals to directly purchase renewable power will shatter previous records this year as companies including Facebook and Apple expand their contracting. Why it matters: Separate data from the… Read More

“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