Green Energy

March 21, 2019

In 2 years, renewables will be cheaper than fossil fuels

The cost of renewable energy sources like wind and solar continue to fall drastically, and it was only a matter of time before they were cheaper […]
March 17, 2019

UN Environment fights to cut cooling and heating emissions

Cooling and heating are—for those lucky enough to have them—a lifesaver, keeping children healthy, vaccines stable, food fresh, energy supplies stable, economies productive and environments clean. […]
March 13, 2019

L’extraordinaire tour du monde de SOLAR IMPULSE – L’avion qui vole avec le soleil – L’aventure racontée par Michèle Piccard

À l’occasion de la sortie du livre « L’avion qui vole avec le soleil – l’extraordinaire tour du monde de Solar Impulse » , Bertrand Piccard, […]
March 12, 2019

Revealed: Tesla’s co-founder has a new startup in Silicon Valley

Martin Eberhard spoke about his seven-month old startup Tiveni to Business Insider. Tiveni is working on battery systems that it intends to sell to electric car […]
March 12, 2019

Baltimore needs a greener option for trash

James Alston, who grew up in Westport, is infuriated over the state of his community’s air, calling it “environmental racism.” (Baltimore Sun video) The Baltimore Sun’s […]
March 12, 2019

Poland to invest in solar panels as power prices rise

FILE PHOTO: The power station Lagisza is pictured at sunset in Bedzin, Poland, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland expects its power […]
March 12, 2019

Wind, solar cut Sh6bn of Kenya Power diesel uptake

The value of diesel-generated electricity that Kenya Power sold to consumers between July and December last year dropped by Sh6 billion, even as users’ power bills […]
March 11, 2019

EGEB: Kansas wind kerfuffle, Arizona solar storage, Portugal preps for solar auction

Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, and political review/analysis of important green energy news. Today in EGEB, a proposed bill restricting wind turbine development […]
March 11, 2019

DTE, General Motors agree to wind farm green energy project

  General Motors will use 100 percent renewable energy to power its global technical center in Warren and a large part of its Detroit-based world headquarters […]
March 11, 2019

Green Energy, Spurned by Zuma, Back in Vogue in South Africa

 State power utility can’t afford to invest in new plants  Renewables opposed by labor unions who fear job lossses With South Africa’s state electricity utility in […]
March 11, 2019

This Solution to Aging Oil Wells Could Help Combat Climate Change

Abandoned oil rigs pose a real threat to the environment and climate change. Can we find a way to eliminate the threat and also find a […]
February 28, 2019

Cities’ climate goals may be out of reach without state, utility support

A coalition of cities recently proposed a set of policy changes to help them meet ambitious energy goals. Joining a national wave of local governments fed […]
February 28, 2019

LA Dumps Revamp of Power Plants in Push for Green Energy

LOS ANGELES (CN) – In a step toward fulfilling the renewable energy goals of the city and county of Los Angeles, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti said […]
February 28, 2019

Tradition Helps 10 Local Governments Green Their Futures with Innovative Renewable Energy Products

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 12, 2019–Tradition Energy recently helped 10 local governments procure innovative renewable energy products and reduce their energy costs. The renewable products included sourcing […]
February 28, 2019

Region has an edge in green energy

KEWANEE — The three leading forms of clean, renewable energy are ethanol, wind power and solar power. With two ethanol plants and dozens of wind turbines, […]
February 27, 2019

Environment Report: The Vision for a San Diego Green New Deal

Supervisor Dianne Jacob, left and Nicole Capretz, executive director of the Climate Action Campaign / Photo by Tristan Loper The San Diego region could team up […]
February 27, 2019

Can renewable energy save Uganda’s Rwenzori glacier?

The people at the foot of the Rwenzori glacier in Uganda want a switch to renewable energy to save the snow on the mountaintop, which is […]
January 27, 2019

Prosper under the sun

Faced with the ever-increasing global demand for renewable energy, two Andean communities in Peru use solar energy to develop sustainable businesses The production of energy is […]
January 20, 2019

Rail Construction Halted, Drivers Fined as SMOG Persists

Black exhaust pours from a Bangkok bus in April 2018. Photo: @Shifthappensbkk / Twitter BANGKOK — Major construction will be suspended and gross polluters busted across the […]
January 20, 2019

The battle of energy-economic narratives is tainting the Green New Deal

THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL The proposed Green New Deal, spearheaded by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), highlights the […]