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The day without coal: Britain's first one since 1882

The Industrial Revolution that started around 1750 in England was powered largely by coal.<p>With Watt's invention of the steam engine and the emergence …

Climate Change

For First Time Since 1800s, Britain Goes a Day Without Burning Coal for Electricity

LONDON — Friday was the first full day since the height of the Industrial Revolution that Britain did not burn coal to generate electricity, a development that officials and climate change activists celebrated as a watershed moment.<p>The accomplishment became official just before 11 p.m., when the …

Renewable Energy

Washington State Spearheads a Novel Clean Energy Solution for Starbucks, REI and Target

Puget Sound Energy, the largest investor-owned utility in Washington State, announced a first-of-its-kind clean energy program yesterday aimed at …

Renewable Energy

As the U.S. retreats, China is taking the lead on green energy

Donald Trump's "let's go with coal" strategy is giving China a massive opening in the future of electricity<p>Finance ministers from across the world will converge on Washington this week for the annual meetings of the World Bank and IMF.<p>At last year’s annual meetings, these ministers pledged to …

China

Miss Ollie's Jerk Chicken

Let’s get a technicality out of the way: Classic jerk chicken is grilled over pimento wood (which comes from the tree that also produces allspice berries). If you want to order some online, we salute you. Everybody else: Hardwood or briquettes will have to do.<p>Ingredients<p>8 servings<p>1 bunch chives, …

Poultry

Renewables firms rush to Alberta amid province’s alternative energy push

A renewables rush is in high gear in Alberta as the province better known for oil and natural-gas resources formally pushes to up its wind, solar and hydro power capacity.<p>By the end of the year, the province will have completed the first in a series of annual competitions that sees companies …

Renewable Energy

9 Modern Grills To Spoil Yourself With Tasty Food

Grilled food is always the best, and it’s high time to cook some outdoors, invite your family and friends and have fun together. But tasty grilled …

Furniture

Fish Tacos You Won’t Feel Guilty About

Though fried fish tacos are justifiably popular, here’s a taco that’s equally delicious and doesn’t come with any of the fried-food guilt. This version is made with healthy grilled snapper, which is even better when it’s grilled over hardwood chips that impart a subtle smoky flavor. Pro tip: Be …

Seafood

Portland to go 100% renewable by 2050

The city of Portland and the entire Multnomah County have committed to transitioning to 100 per cent renewable energy sources by 2050

Renewable Energy

Beef Jerky on the Pit Barrel Cooker - GrillGirl: healthy grilling recipes, big green egg recipes, paleo recipes, low carb recipes, tailgating recipes, cast iron recipes, creative grilling recipes, BBQ recipes

The key to making beef jerky on the Pit Barrel is to start with a small, controlled fire and to keep an eye on your jerky to make sure it is not …

Scotland Sets Wind Record, Provides Enough Electricity for 3.3 Million Homes in March

By Amanda Froelich Slowly but surely, it is becoming fact that households and entire countries can run on clean, renewable energy . Costa Rica, for …

Renewable Energy

50 Things to Grill in Foil

Charles Masters<p><b>How to make a foil packet:</b><br>1. Lay a large sheet of heavy-duty foil or a double layer of regular foil on a flat surface. (Use nonstick …

Seafood

Grilling in the Embers

This form of grilling is as old as humankind itself.<p>Back before man invented grill grates or gridirons or even sharpened sticks for making shish …

BBQ

Solar breaks 50% of California electricity for first time – driving wholesale rates negative

According to the EIA, California solar power has been driving wholesale electricity rates towards – and sometimes below – $0/MWh – and on March 11th total solar power production broke 50% of demand. The increase in utility-scale solar power , which grew 50% in the state in 2016, is quickly changing …

Renewable Energy

This Awesome Hi-Tech Grill and Smoker Combo Can Be Remote Controlled Via Smartphone

Being the designated grill master at your next cookout no longer has to mean you're stuck eyeballing sizzling meats over a burning-hot grill. Now you …

Barbecue

Crown Roast of Pork with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Preheat an grill set for indirect cooking to 300f.<p>Sprinkle the pork seasoning liberally over the crown roast, rubbing it in well to all the crevices …

BBQ

Weber’s New $1,400 Grill Is a Searing Disappointment

A few nights after I got the new Weber Genesis II LX grill on my roof deck, I texted my buddy Ted, proposing beer and burgers at my place. I’ve …

Smoking

How Passover Brisket Became Texas Barbecue

From the Shtetl to the smoker.<p>For the first 21 years of my life, brisket only existed in my world as one thing, the main course at Passover.<p>While red …

Smoking

Solar and Storage Veterans Team Up to Pursue ‘Dispatchable’ Utility-Scale PV Projects in the US

A team of solar and battery storage veterans is forming a new development group aimed at a broad range of sectors within the evolving American …

Renewable Energy

Up Your Grill Game With These Pro Tips and Crowd-Pleasing Recipes

As warm weather approaches, it’s the perfect time for outdoor entertaining and a chance to use your grill to whip up mouthwatering dishes for a crowd. We partnered with Hestan Outdoor to help you make the most of outdoor cooking season with tips, tricks, and new dishes to add to your repertoire. …

BBQ

Monte Cristo Burger with Arla Muenster Sliced Cheese.

A juicy Monte Cristo Burger topped with smoked ham, blueberry jam and melted Arla Muenster Cheese. Being a stay-at-home dad, I know exactly how …

Burgers

How to Build a Green-Wood Grill for Camp Cooking

And 11 tips for using one effectively<p>For a real wilderness feast, the green-wood grill is a great approach. This cooking method consists of a rack of …

BBQ

Tidal Turbine Maker Bids to Turn U.K. Into a Green Saudi Arabia - Bloomberg

A British developer is bidding to build power turbines under the sea in Scotland in a contest for government contracts that starts Monday, aiming to …

Renewable Energy

8 Essential Rules of Flyfishing for Bass

Largemouth bass are the most popular gamefish in the country. But among flyfishing circles, trout no doubt reign supreme. I love flyfishing for …

Fishing

Traeger Timberline Smart Grill

Spend less time tending the grill and more time relaxing with the Traeger Timberline Smart Grill. This versatile grill/wood-fired oven/smoker …

New Grill Brands Want to Take Over Your Backyard

Weber and Char-Broil have been making grills for more than 60 years and dominate the market. That hasn't stopped newcomers from trying to win over …

Consumer Reports

UK’s bet on offshore wind pays off as costs plunge

The first green energy subsidy auction to be held for two years is expected to pave the way for an offshore wind boom, as the costs of building renewable farms out at sea tumble faster than experts predicted.<p>The Government has set a £730m budget for three auctions for emerging renewable …

Renewable Energy

The King of Beers Joins the Renewable Energy Bandwagon

Another giant corporation makes a commitment to get 100% of its electricity from renewable energy.<p>As politicians and interest groups debate the …

6 Reasons Why Trump Will Never Stop the Renewable Energy Revolution

By Emma GilchristThe solar industry was responsible for creating one out of every 50 new jobs in the U.S. last year and the country's fastest-growing …

Renewable Energy

Westinghouse's Bankruptcy Could Be the End of Nuclear Hopes in US

Nuclear energy was supposed to be in the midst of a renaissance, but instead it's going out of business.<p>The nuclear renaissance that so many in …

Nuclear Energy