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President Obama has proposed doubling federal investment in clean energy research and development, boosting funding from $6.4 billion this …
Published on February 9th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor
February 9th, 2016 by Guest Contributor
Originally published on RenewEconomy
by Sophie Vorrath
CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Invenergy today announced that it has signed a 120 MW wind power purchase agreement (PPA) with 3M to provide …
California regulators have set new rules for compensating rooftop solar owners, so now what?
Do you buy a solar system now or later? Is a lease better than purchasing? How about a loan?
As the pace of purchasing solar power systems picks up, it can get cloudy for consumers who are trying to figure …Energy
Published on February 8th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor
February 8th, 2016 by Guest Contributor
Originally published on Ecolocalizer.
By Paul Mackie and …
A revamped electric grid could yield huge cost savings, states a SolarCity study. Reacting to the California-based study, SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive …SolarCity
The following is an excerpt from the GreenBiz State of Green Business 2016 report.
The idea of a closed-loop world, where materials and resources are …Environmentalism
In May 2015, Elon Musk revealed the Tesla Powerwall -- a stationary battery for homeowners that features essentially the same battery technology as …
Shine white light into a prism and you reveal a bright, beautiful spectrum; all the colors of light that are visible to us. Shine a white light into …Climate
Published on February 5th, 2016 | by Jake Richardson
February 5th, 2016 by Jake Richardson
About 579 kW of low-income solar projects have been announced …Energy
The benefits of clean energy are clear, but procuring renewables can often be a muddy process given up-front investments, long contracts, …Energy
Earlier this week, aerospace, defense, and advanced technology company Lockheed Martin announced that it had concluded a deal to buy 30 MW of solar …Energy
There was a news nugget in the American Wind Energy Association’s latest market report, released last week, that should be required reading for …Energy
In 2014, annual global installed wind energy capacity reached an unprecedented 51.4 GW. Although final numbers for 2015 aren’t in yet, several …Energy
State utility commissions don't often get mainstream attention. Ratemaking is a complex, math-heavy task that most people are happy leave to …Nevada
Published on February 4th, 2016 | by Jake Richardson
February 4th, 2016 by Jake Richardson
The US Department of Energy recently announced that it will …Renewable Energy
Published on February 4th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor
February 4th, 2016 by Guest Contributor
Originally published on Energy Post.
The demand for …Europe
Just how big was the Supreme Court's decision on Order 745? Depends on who you ask.
Former Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Jon …Demand Response
Chief resilience officers from two continents weigh in on how they each are bracing for the local impacts of climate change.Climate
Successful sustainability initiatives often depend on strong laws, oversight and guidelines. Leaders in the business world can help make good …Chemical Industry
In December, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo directed the state's regulators to come up with a plan to reach 50 percent renewables by 2030. Early last …Energy
The world’s largest manufacturer of office furniture will soon offset 70 percent of its total U.S. electricity usage with wind power from a long-term …Wind Power
Back in December, Congress did something it rarely does any more these days — struck a series of compromises and passed a bill, specifically a giant …Energy
Join us for a trip back to the future on the weekly GreenBiz 350 podcast covering all things green business.
From the Pope's climate encyclical to big …Environment
Oregon's two biggest investor-owned utilities are supporting legislation that would compel them to meet a 50% renewable portfolio standard …Oregon
Published on February 1st, 2016 | by Rocky Mountain Institute
February 1st, 2016 by Rocky Mountain Institute
Originally published on RMI Outlet.
By Mark …
BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has entered into a 17-year power purchase agreement for solar-generated electricity produced by Duke Energy Renewables. The renewable power purchase, which is expected to produce 30 megawatts (approximately 72,000 megawatt …Energy
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently released its 2015 Top Ten States for LEED list, naming the U.S. states that lead the nation in …Green Buildings
Rocky Mountain Institute's Amory Lovins comments on the instability of oil prices and explains why efficiency and renewables are cheaper, cleaner, …Energy
Two of California’s biggest utilities have finally gotten the green light to move forward on plans to deploy electric-vehicle chargers as utility …Energy