by Ari Phillips Posted on November 21, 2014 Updated: November 21, 2014
NRG Energy, the second-largest conventional power generation company in the country, just announced a goal of cutting carbon emissions 50 percent by 2030.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 20, 2014
Though the figure might sound impossible to some, the report's authors say the goal can be met, so long as the United States implements ambitious policy goals for solar energy.
by Ari Phillips Posted on November 19, 2014
While so much focus was on Keystone XL and the U.S.-China deal, these big companies bought wind because it made good business sense.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 13, 2014 Updated: November 13, 2014
According to a soon-to-be-released Energy Department report, the program is expected to make $5 to $6 billion in returns over the next two decades.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on November 12, 2014
"That target will light a fire under China's already-aggressive renewable deployments and put even stronger limits on coal and other fossil fuels."
by Katie Valentine Posted on November 12, 2014 Updated: November 12, 2014
Top Republicans have blasted the deal for being too ambitious -- and for not being ambitious enough.
by Ari Phillips Posted on October 22, 2014
A new report points to a number of encouraging signs in the global wind industry.
by Ari Phillips Posted on October 22, 2014 Updated: October 22, 2014
On Wednesday, three major companies announced they will now give employees a deeply discounted way of buying or leasing solar panels for their homes.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 20, 2014
An analysis by Greenpeace Energydesk showed that while natural gas covered 44 percent of the energy generation left by the fall of coal, it only contributed to 30 percent of the ensuing drop in carbon emissions.
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.