Green Living

Massive Wind Farm in Oklahoma Set to Become Nation's Largest, Second Biggest in the World

American Electric Power (AEP) will invest $4.5 billion in a wind energy project in Oklahoma that could become the largest wind farm in the U.S., the …

Wind Farm

Couple buys 100% sun-powered home built for the Solar Decathlon

This 100% solar-powered home has been sitting in Michigan’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens for the past ten years – but the tiny aluminum structure will …

Lifestyle

Researchers hit new world efficiency record with perovskite solar cells

A recent study, affiliated with UNIST finds key to produce a new cost-efficient way to produce inorganic-organic hybrid perovskite solar cells (PSCs) …

Clean Energy

Oklahoma to be home to the largest wind farm in the US

The Oklahoma panhandle will soon be home to the largest wind farm in the United States, and the second largest in the world. GE Renewable Energy and …

Wind Farm

Al Gore talks about un-friending Trump and the state of his green crusade in 'An Inconvenient Sequel'

If you went to visit Al Gore at his farm in Tennessee, you might find him monitoring the 33-panel solar array on his 100-percent renewable-energy …

Climate

North Carolina governor signs solar bill, targets wind moratorium with executive order

Dive Brief:<p>North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) signed into law a solar bill (House Bill 589) with an 18-month wind energy development moratorium on …

Renewable Energy

AEP announces $2.4 million wind farm despite Trump energy policy

One of the largest U.S. power companies, American Electric Power, announced plans on Wednesday to build the nation’s biggest wind farm in Oklahoma, a …

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy Booming After a Decade of Progress

The sun is rising on a newer, cleaner era of American energy use.<p>The U.S. generates nearly eight times as much electricity from the sun and the wind …

Renewable Energy

$4.5B Oklahoma wind farm to supply power in 4 states

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two utilities that supply power to customers in four states say they plan to buy what is being billed as the largest wind farm in the U.S. once the $4.5 billion project is completed in the Oklahoma Panhandle.<p>The Oklahoman reports power development company Invenergy LLC and …

Wind Farm

PV panel-packed family EV goes up for pre-order

Last year, German startup Sono Motors embarked on a successful Indiegogo crowdfunding effort to get its electric family commuter into production. The …

Clean Energy

The future of renewable energy is in Texas

Renewable energy isn't at a crossroads in the U.S. so much as on a two-lane highway: While the federal government hits the gas on fossil fuels, …

Renewable Energy

Is It Time We Have Larger Debate On Solar ‘Make in India’?

India added 4 GW solar capacities in 2016, the fastest pace till date. During 2017, the solar sector is likely to add close to 9 GW of …

Renewable Energy

One of the biggest wind farms in the U.S. is coming to Oklahoma.

Located in prime oil and gas country, American Electric Power’s proposed $4.5 billion Wind Catcher project would serve more than 1 million customers …

Wind Power

Ratepayers Foot the Bill for Utilities' Push Against Rooftop Solar

A recent story in the New York Times raised new attention to the role of the Edison Electric Institute in pushing policies hostile to distributed …

Renewable Energy

Solar investments that offer 6pc - for now

Funds investing in solar power are one of the few places investors can still find of 5pc yield with protection against inflation - but the death of government subsidies for new projects puts a question mark over future returns.<p>As with other infrastructure funds, solar funds are listed companies …

Solar Panels

Wind Farms Are Not Ready for Ransomware

At the Black Hat conference, researcher Jason Staggs demonstrated that just about every wind farm in America is woefully unprepared for a cyberattack.<p>…

Wind Farm

Finnish scientists make food from electricity

A team of researchers from Finland might have solved world hunger. The scientists just produced a single-cell protein from electricity and carbon …

Lifestyle

Used-Car Leases, Solar Raise Consumer Ire, Survey Finds - NerdWallet

Used-car leasing and solar panel sales and installation — two emerging industries now reaching the consumer mainstream — were highlighted as problem …

Personal Finance

Solar Paint Produces Energy From Water Vapor

The innovation could provide useful access to a clean and renewable energy source<p>Researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia created a new …

Clean Energy

Experts differ on whether hackers can cripple U.S. electrical grid | Miami Herald

The robust and agressive takedown of part of Ukraine’s power grid by hackers served as a wakeup call for cyber experts and exposed just how much …

Cybersecurity

First Solar Shares Jump 14% On Big Earnings Beat, Strong Outlook

First Solar Inc. shares rallied in the extended session Thursday after the solar-panel company soundly beat Wall Street estimates for both its quarterly results and outlook. First Solar shares surged 14% to $51.26 after hours. The company reported second-quarter net income of $52 million, or 50 …

First Solar Inc.

Engie profits rise as it continues push towards renewables

Engie had a better first half of the year than its rival French utility EDF with profits growing 3.5 per cent, as the group made further progress in …

Renewable Energy

Maine utility a late surprise in green energy competition

Print<p>PORTLAND, Maine — Central Maine Power company is providing an entry in the contest for the largest renewable energy contract in New England …

Renewable Energy

Ameren names 7 energy-focused startups for its new accelerator program

The companies will receive $100,000 in seed capital as well as access to experts from Ameren, UMSL and Capital Innovators.

Distributed Generation

Check Out Vroon's New Walk-to-Work Vessel, VOS Start

Netherlands-based Vroon Offshore Services has christened its first walk-to-work vessel to support offshore operations in the wind energy industry.<p>The …

Wind Power

Action In Asia-Pacific Renewable Energy As Equis Energy Up For Sale

Equis Energy is Asia-Pacific’s largest Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer<p>Singapore-based parent Equis comes out of the Australian Macquarie …

Renewable Energy

Power sector: Centre seeks help from state-run companies to bail out stressed projects

The construction of 17 thermal power projects, with a total capacity of 18,420 MW, has been stalled because of a financial crunch.<p>The Centre has …

Renewable Energy

EDF profit falls amid lower nuclear electricity output

French utility EDF suffered both a drop in sales and profit in the first half of the year as its nuclear electricity generation was hit by a number …

Renewable Energy

'India Aspiring For Global Leadership In Climate Action'

India is aspiring for a global leadership in climate action and has set an "ambitious" goal of receiving 40 per cent of its power from renewable …

Renewable Energy

First Solar Vaults 12%: Raises Year Outlook as Prices ‘Firm Up’

Shares of solar-energy technology provider <b>First Solar</b> (FSLR) are up $5.39, or 12%, at $50.20, after the stock was briefly halted, just before it …

Markets