Geothermal Energy

How Household Geothermal Energy Systems Work

Google's Dandelion Air offers absurdly affordable, zero-emissions heating and cooling (in certain areas, for now)<p>Like a day at the beach, the …

Renewable Energy

Falling solar power costs a 'game-changer,' First Gen boss says

MANILA -- Solar power's share in First Gen's portfolio will increase as costs of producing it go down, the head of the country's largest clean energy …

Renewable Energy

Council Rock School Gets $2M Clean Energy Grant

Council Rock School District has received a $2 million state grant for energy-saving renovations and additions at Rolling Hills.<p>The Council Rock …

Clean Energy

Geothermal Heat Pumps | Renewable Energy

Power With Nature (PixyJack Press, 2012), <i>by Rex A. Ewing, is a practical guide for self-reliant homeowners planning to decrease energy costs and</i> …

Renewable Energy

A new GOP carbon tax proposal is a long shot, but it’s a shot worth taking

There’s a very small chance that President Trump, later this year, could sign into law the country’s first-ever federal climate change legislation — …

Fossil Fuels

U.S. lagging in geothermal energy as China and others pull ahead

Less than a decade after it began its program to deploy geothermal energy on a massive scale, China now has the largest amount of geothermal district …

Energy

What Is Disruptive Sustainable Technology?

Driven by the need for change through impact, growth and innovation, <i>disruptive sustainable technology</i> (DST) is not a concept that can be so easily digested as a whole. While DST contains elements from both disruptive and sustainable technology, the conversation around the term itself draws upon a …

Innovation

Your car could soon be powered by the fury of Icelandic volcanoes

British cars are getting a novel fuel: petrol mixed with methanol from Iceland, which is produced using renewable geothermal energy.<p>Shipped in two …

Methanol

The Benefits of Geothermal Energy - Renewable Energy

<i>In our power-hungry world, it is important to ask questions about alternative energy options.</i> Traveling the Power Line <i>(University of Nebraska Press,</i> …

Renewable Energy

Tuesday briefing: Virgin Orbit to conduct space launches from Cornwall by 2021

Your WIRED daily briefing. Today, Virgin Orbit plans to launch satellites from Newquay airport, Amazon's Prime Day has been hit by outages, strikes …

Methanol

California gets new enforcement arm for oil and gas regulation

<i>Alan Walker, petroleum engineer at Department of Conservation's Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources, explains new inner tubing at the Aliso</i> …

Natural Gas

Renewable energy ballot measure qualifies for Nevada ballot

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada voters will be asked this fall if the state should require renewable energy production to increase faster than the current pace.<p>Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske (seg-AHV'-skee) announced that the Renewable Energy Promotion Initiative will be Question 6 on the …

Renewable Energy

Citizens Want Sun-Blasted Arizona to Run on 50 Percent Clean Energy by 2030

Can you believe the gall?<p>Hundreds of thousands of desert people petitioned Arizona’s Secretary of State for a renewable energy measure. If approved …

Innovation

Costa Rica Has Run Almost Entirely on Clean Energy For the Past Four Years

98.53% of the electricity generated in Costa Rica between June 1, 2014 and June 30, 2018 came from renewable sources. In total the National Electric …

Renewable Energy

Djibouti starts project to develop geothermal power

DJIBOUTI, July 12 (Reuters) - Djibouti is developing one of its three major geothermal sites in the northern Lac Assal region to produce power after securing $50 million in funding from the World Bank and other financiers.<p>The Horn of African nation now has installed capacity of about 120 megawatts …

Hydroelectric Power

La Plata Electric Association in talks with three solar developers

New solar projects could be built in the region, despite limits La Plata Electric Association’s wholesale supplier places on the renewable energy the …

Renewable Energy

Innergex completes acquisition of two hydro facilities in Chile

LONGUEUIL, QC, July 5, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX: INE) ("Innergex" or the "Corporation") is proud to announce that Energía Llaima has completed the previously announced acquisition of the 140 MW Duqueco hydro project in Chile, consisting of two hydro facilities. …

Renewable Energy

Kenya Power May Lose Distribution Monopoly With New Law

Lawmakers in East Africa’s biggest economy approved a new law that could abolish Kenya Power Ltd.’s monopoly on grid-electricity distribution.<p>With …

Africa

Historic California Climate Protection Bill Advances

<i>Guest Blog by Emma Rapperport</i><p>California’s legislature is moving yet again to create an historic clean energy precedent for its residents and the …

Renewable Energy

California revives 100-percent carbon-free energy bill

California lawmakers have revived a long-stalled proposal to set a goal of generating 100 percent of the state's energy from carbon-free sources.<p>A …

Business

IRS Issues Guidance on Investment Tax Credit For Alternative Energy Projects

Article ByErin M. HaneyWayne D. RobertsVarnum LLPPublicationsOn Friday, June 22, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service issued guidance to update the …

Law

ACES High: A New Clean Energy ETF Arrives

Investors looking to access the clean energy theme have a new exchange traded fund to consider. The ALPS Clean Energy ETF (cboe:ACES) debuted …

Renewable Energy

Japan govt signs off on energy policy keeping source targets unchanged

Hydroelectric Power

Jokowi inaugurates first Indonesian wind farm in Sulawesi

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Monday inaugurated the 100-hectare Sidrap Wind Farm in Sindereng Rappang regency, South Sulawesi, the first wind …

Renewable Energy

Jakabaring solar power plant inaugurated to support Asian Games

South Sumatra Governor Alex Noerdin inaugurated a 2-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic power plant at Jakabaring Sport City in the provincial capital …

Renewable Energy

Good News for Solar and Other ITC Projects

Madeline M. ChiampouHeather CooperMartha Groves PughPhilip TingleJurisdiction: All FederalType of Law: Environmental, Energy & ResourcesTax

Law

ALPS Adds a Clean Energy ETF Play

<i>This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.</i><p>ALPS expanded on its thematic exchange traded fund lineup with a strategy that helps investors …

Renewable Energy

Basic Energy sets drilling to determine Mabini commercial viability

MANILA, Philippines — Listed Basic Energy Corp. (BEC) and its partner Phinma Energy Corp. are drilling a confirmatory well in the Mabini geothermal …

Energy

Thirty years later, what needs to change in our approach to climate change

THIRTY YEARS AGO, while the Midwest withered in massive drought and East Coast temperatures exceeded 100 degrees Fahrenheit, I testified to the …

Fossil Fuels

Endangered species listing considered for rare Nevada toad

U.S. wildlife officials have agreed to consider Endangered Species Act protection for a rare toad in northern Nevada's high desert where one of the …

Endangered Species