Sustainable Business

Solar Panels: 10 Midwestern Cities With the Most Potential

The adoption of solar panels is expanding throughout the U.S., and the popularity is increasing even among unlikely regions such as the …

Business

Energy Recap: Keeping The Lights On With Microgrids

Every Friday, Seeking Alpha provides a roundup of insightful opinion and analysis articles in the energy sector.<p>In this edition, we highlight …

Business

Renewable Energy This Week: What You Need to Know

A Fox News host puts his weight behind solar energy and Jeff Bezos hangs out on a wind turbine this week in renewable energy.<p>Last week was another …

Renewable Energy

Dylan Ratigan Talks Global Sustainability With Jim Cramer

"When you sense tremendous risk, the size of the risk always equals the size of the opportunity," says Dylan Ratigan, former MSNBC host.<p>He sensed our …

Banking

SunPower Obtains $53 Million Financing for Residential Solar

SunPower Corp., the second-largest U.S. panel manufacturer, arranged more than $53 million in financing for residential-solar installations.<p>The deal …

Business

France's Solar Market Dominated by Total and SunPower

SunPower and Total may be creating a new model in renewable energy in a surprising location: France.<p>As the U.S. solar market comes under attack from …

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy Threatens the World’s Biggest Science Project

The world’s biggest scientific experiment is on course to become the most expensive source of surplus power.<p>Components of the 20 billion-euro ($24 …

Business

Why Amazon's headquarters are like the Plotnick Diamond

There is an old Jewish Joke about the Plotnick Diamond, one of the world’s most valuable gems. One woman says to the older woman who is wearing the …

Sustainability

ChemChina's REC sees opportunity in U.S. action on solar panel imports: CEO

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Solar panel maker REC Group expects to be exempted from restrictions likely to be imposed on panel imports into the United States following a recent U.S. trade ruling, its chief executive said.<p>REC, based in Singapore, is waiting to hear in the next few weeks what measures the …

News (China)

Singapore's Sovereign Wealth Fund Teams Up With Goldman on Japan Clean Energy

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund is teaming up with a company created by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to make its first-ever investments in …

Business

TerraForm Power Buyout Complete -- Here’s What the Future Looks Like

Once an aggressive yieldco, TerraForm Power may be back to the boring business of slowly growing its renewable energy business.<p><b>Brookfield Asset</b> …

Stocks

Solar Wants to Help Fix a Power-Grid Problem It Helped Create

Big solar farms helped create a power-grid predicament in California. And now they’re offering to help solve it.<p>Solar panels have proliferated in the …

Renewable Energy

The Massive Untapped U.S. Solar Market

Solar and energy storage could become a great solution for commercial buildings if a few roadblocks hindering adoption come down.<p>Residential and …

Investing

2017 Has Been a Year of Surprises in Solar Energy

This was supposed to be a down year for solar manufacturers, but China and the U.S. could make it a much better year than expected.<p>If you go back and …

Renewable Energy

Bezos Christens Wind Farm as U.S. Companies Buy More Clean Power

Even in the age of coal enthusiast President Donald Trump, clean-energy developers are finding plenty of interest in wind and solar power from …

Business

Amazon Launches Its Biggest Wind Farm Yet with More Than 100 Turbines

If Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) hadn't already made it clear that it's about way more than selling books, its latest investment is sure to do the …

Renewable Energy

SolarCity Adds To Tesla's Losses

Tesla purchased SolarCity in November 2016 by issuing about 12 million shares of stock with a market value of about $2.1 billion.<p>Public financial …

Business

3 High-Yield Renewable Energy Stocks

8point3 Energy Partners, Brookfield Renewable Partners, and Pattern Energy Group all look like they have the qualities you want in a high-yield …

Stocks

Make a Mark: EO Partners with UN to Transform the World Through Sustainable Development Goals

Changing the world is a vast goal, but with the genius of 12,000 entrepreneurs, it's within reach.<p><i>Stephen Distante</i> <i>is an</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i> <i>member currently serving as president of the</i> <i>New York Chapter, and is CEO of</i> Vanderbilt Securities, LLC<i>. As EO's ambassador to the UN and a staunch</i> …

Sustainability

Tesla and Vestas Partner in $160 Million Australian Project

A novel $160 million renewable energy project combining wind, solar and storage technologies reached financial close.<p>Tesla Inc. will supply batteries …

Business

Vestas to build first large-scale battery storage project for wind, solar

Vestas Wind Systems (OTCPK:VWDRY -1.7%) says it will help to build the world’s first utility-scale project that uses battery technology to store …

Business

Bloomberg: Trump instructs EPA to halt ethanol quota changes

Pres. Trump intervened personally to direct EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to back off any possible changes that would weaken federal biofuel quotas, …

Business

World’s First Floating Wind Farm Begins Operating in Scotland

The world’s first floating offshore wind farm started delivering electricity to the grid in the north of Scotland.<p>The Hywind project, built by …

Business

U.S. Pairs Up with Japan to Boost Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Look out, battery electric vehicles: a new hydrogen fuel cell partnership with Japan aims to accelerate hydrogen fuel cell development in the U.S.

Alternative Fuel

Advocating an expanded approach to collective action for water

It’s time to include more industry voices in the dialogue.

Innovation

Web of Australian Adani solar companies leads to offshore tax havens

Three companies are ultimately owned in the Cayman and British Virgin islands, raising questions about the tax implications of profits generated by solar assets<p>Adani has spread its use of offshore tax havens to its Australian solar projects, providing another avenue that could allow the wealthy …

Business

Norwegian firms signs $3B deal with Iran for solar panels

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian solar panel maker Saga Energy has signed a deal worth 2.5 billion euros ($2.9 billion) with Iran's state-owned company Amin Energy Developers to build solar power plants.<p>Gaute Steinkopf, a consultant who assisted Saga Energy in reaching the deal, says it was …

Business

Egypt Draws $1.8 Billion Investments for 1.4 Gigawatts of Solar

Egypt’s fledgling solar industry attracted $1.8 billion of investment, largely from the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development and the World …

Renewable Energy

Caisse to Reduce High-Carbon Investments, Boost Renewables

Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, one of Canada’s largest pension funds, will scale back its high-carbon investments such as coal while …

Business

Total CEO says more fossil fuel investment needed to avoid price spike

Add Total's (TOT -0.1%) Patrick Pouyanne to the big oil executives at London's Oil & Money conference maintaining that fossil fuels will remain the …

Business