by Samantha Page Posted on May 22, 2015
Governments spend $492 billion a year propping up fossil fuel companies -- it costs us 11 times that much to address the damage they cause.
by Samantha Page Posted on May 18, 2015
Nevada's state Senate agreed to let the public utilities commission create a new electricity rate for people who have installed their own solar panels.
by Samantha Page Posted on May 4, 2015
The wind industry says the agreement provides stability for the business environment, though utilities will no longer be required to use wind and solar.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 16, 2014
If climate change continues, cities like New York and Philadelphia are "most likely to see big increases in their power outage risk," according to a new study.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 16, 2014
Germany's four major grid operators said the surcharge consumers pay for renewable energy would fall in 2015, following 14 years of steady increases.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 19, 2014
The new GOP report doesn't mention EPA's carbon rule for power plants, but it clearly assumes the regulation will drive up energy costs. Here's why that assumption is wrong.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 16, 2014
The GAO report upped its estimate of coal retirements by 2025 to 13 percent of national capacity, and said "widespread reliability concerns are not anticipated."
by Ari Phillips Posted on August 19, 2014
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, is setting the scene for a revitalized electric grid that gives renewable energy the consideration its due.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 12, 2014
Germany only lost 15.91 minutes of electricity per customer in 2012. That's better than most of its European neighbors, and much better than the U.S.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 9, 2014
The goal is to test out how well three new applications of storage technology improve things like grid flexibility, utilization of storage capacity, and the efficiency with each electricity is distributed.