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Boeing 787 ecoDemonstrator Flight Promises More Sustainable Aviation

Scientists predict green energy revolution after the discovery of graphene like cheap solar cells.

A recently discovered form of carbon graphite, material in pencil lead, has turned out to have properties that could revolutionize the development of …

Is a Solar Development Boom About to Begin in Texas?

Texas is a highly desirable state for investing in renewable energy, topping the list for wind power development, but it is still quite a nascent …

Stock Markets

Divesting From Fossil Fuel Would Cost $5 Trillion

<b>Published on</b> August 27th, 2014 | <i>by Joshua S Hill</i><p>46<p>August 27th, 2014 by <b>Joshua S Hill</b><p>Investors face a tremendous challenge moving forward in an …

Amory Lovins: As Economists Argue, Renewables Keep Getting Cheaper

The academic world is full of debate about how expensive or cheap renewables are compared to fossil fuels. But do those debates actually match what’s …

Could This Be Solar Energy's Big Moment?

Solar power has been on an upswing in the U.S., with usage now standing at six times’ its 2010 rate and the cost of solar installations since 2010 …

Distributed Renewable Energy —Efficiency, Reliability, and Profitability

The market for distributed renewable energy (DRE) is rapidly expanding all over the world. This is in large part due to the drop in manufacturing …

Can India Achieve 100% Renewable Energy?

<b>Published on</b> August 21st, 2014 | <i>by Guest Contributor</i><p>40<p>Can India Achieve 100% Renewable Energy?<p>August 21st, 2014 by <b>Guest Contributor</b><p>Energy …

Price of US Wind Energy at 'All-Time Low' of 2.5 Cents per Kilowatt-Hour

It’s difficult to compete if you can’t calculate or agree on the true cost of your product. That sometimes seems the plight of the wind and solar …

Climate Change This Week: China Out Competes US on Solar, Droughts and Chills, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.<p><b>Daily Climate Change:</b> Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Aug 22, 2014<p><b>How unusual has the weather been?</b> No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having …

Climate

Researchers Develop Transparent Solar Concentrator That Could Cover Windows, Electronics

Scientists at Michigan State University announced this week the creation of a “transparent luminescent solar concentrator” that could turn windows and even cellphone screens into solar-power generators.<p>This technology could mean that one day entire skyscrapers might be able to generate solar power …

Researchers make a breakthrough in solar energy

Research team makes advances in artificial photosynthesis<p>A team of researchers from Ruhr-Universitat Bochum have made a breakthrough in artificial …

10 Facts About Wind Power

<b>Published on</b> August 25th, 2014 | <i>by Guest Contributor</i><p>25<p>10 Facts About Wind Power<p>August 25th, 2014 by <b>Guest Contributor</b><p>Department Of Energy.<br>Liz</i> …

Verizon Triples Solar Energy With $40 Million Investment

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

Gen-Y May Prove Major Challenge To Renewable Investment

<b>Published on</b> August 25th, 2014 | <i>by Joshua S Hill</i><p>7<p>August 25th, 2014 by <b>Joshua S Hill</b><p>Common thinking over the past decade has been that the current …

Retail vs Wholesale Energy Pricing: 1 Reason It's Easy For Rooftop Solar To Be Cost Effective

<b>Published on</b> August 26th, 2014 | <i>by Daryl Elliott</i><p>17<p>Retail vs Wholesale Energy Pricing: 1 Reason It’s Easy For Rooftop Solar To Be Cost Effective<p>August …

Politics Threatens World's Largest Solar Power Project

<b>Published on</b> August 26th, 2014 | <i>by Mridul Chadha</i><p>5<p>Politics Threatens World’s Largest Solar Power Project<p>August 26th, 2014 by <b>Mridul Chadha</b><p>An aerial …

Signing of Bill Could Further Decrease California's Solar Costs

A bill currently going through California’s state government could help drive down the cost of residential solar even further. The bill, called the …

Solar Power

Transparent solar panels may be a window into the future

Clean solar power may be the future of energy. Transparent solar panels that seem just like normal glass may make that future real.<p>Researchers at …

The corporatisation of US green energy: a double-edged sword worth billions

As tax breaks and incentives for renewable energy increase, corporations are entering the green energy landscape<p>There’s a popular meme that surfaces on green energy blogs, forums, and Facebook pages. The gist is that large corporations love oil and gas because they can own and control it. They’re …

$18 Million To Awaken The Sleeping Geothermal Energy Giant

<b>Published on</b> August 9th, 2014 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>33<p>$18 Million To Awaken The Sleeping Geothermal Energy Giant<p>August 9th, 2014 by <b>Tina Casey</b><p>The US …

Finding new angles on solar energy

Solar panels typically cannot capture solar radiation properly unless the sun is straight on the solar panel. However, a company has developed …

Can Renewable Energy Survive Without Government Support?

Clean energy is becoming a priority for many countries throughout the world.<p>In small, developing countries, renewable energy represents economic …