Tim Bosworth

11 Flips | 1 Magazine | @timbosworth69 | Keep up with Tim Bosworth on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Tim Bosworth”

Hillary Clinton pledges half a billion solar panels for US if she wins office

Democratic presidential frontrunner also says she wants America to generate enough clean renewable energy to power every home within 10 years<p>Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has announced goals for increasing US reliance on renewable energy, pledging to have more than half a …

Why rooftop solar may be worth three times price of grid power

A recently released study commissioned by the Maine Public Utility Commission dropped a bombshell on the electricity world earlier this year, valuing …

Solar Power

EPA's Clean Power Plan Will Arrive Monday, Followed By Lawsuits

The Obama administration is expected to unveil its sweeping plan to restructure the electricity industry on Monday, including state-by-state, mandatory reductions in CO2 that can only be accomplished by shutting down more than a quarter of the nation’s coal-fired power plants. One thing it is sure …

A New Record: Renewables Make Up 78% of Germany’s Power Consumption in an Afternoon

For a few hours last weekend, on July 25, renewables accounted for 78 percent of Germany's power consumption -- surpassing the old record of 74 …

Obama Is Fighting Inequality With Clean Power

Recently, at an event hosted by the <i>New Republic</i> in Washington, DC, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough remarked, "There's not a more important and pressing issue on the president's agenda than climate." McDonough's statement could only come from a White House unconcerned with reelection, …

Which Is Cheaper -- Rooftop Solar Or Utility-Scale Solar?

The Brattle Group,with support from the Edison Electric Institute, just released a study concluding that utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the United States are more cost effective than residential-scale (rooftop) PV systems in achieving the economic and policy benefits we all expect …

The Renewable Energy Source That's About to Boom Again

Jamey Stillings for TIME<p>Jamey Stillings for TIME<p>Jamey Stillings<p>Jamey Stillings<p>Jamey Stillings<p>Jamey Stillings<p>Jamey Stillings<p>Jamey Stillings<p>Jamey …

Renewable Energy

What changes to expect from Obama's final Clean Power Plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will unveil as soon as Monday the final version of a sweeping - and controversial - regulation to cut carbon emissions from the electricity sector.<p>The proposal under the Clean Air Act to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants …

Clean Power Plan

Fuel cell industry charges forward thanks to big corporate customers

Businesses that want low-carbon, reliable distributed power are turning to fuel cells which, if costs come down, could compete with solar and wind energy for these deep-pocketed customers<p>Unlike solar panels or wind turbines, fuel cells are usually hidden from sight. But a growing number of big …