by Jeff Spross Posted on November 4, 2014
Lagging infrastructure has left many developing countries with high fossil fuel costs, making renewables and distributed solar a smart alternative.
by Joe Romm Posted on October 28, 2014
Can we build enough carbon-free energy fast enough to avert catastrophic climate change without having to power this energy transition with fossil fuels that would undermine the whole transition? The answer is "yes," and here's why.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on October 28, 2014 Updated: October 28, 2014
Deep in tobacco country, the once booming Phillip Morris cigarette plant in Concord, North Carolina has been reborn into a facility that churns out batteries for solar and wind farms.
by Ari Phillips Posted on October 27, 2014 Updated: October 27, 2014
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback once supported wind energy, but that was before petrochemical billionaires and Kansas natives Charles and David Koch became his largest campaign donors.
by Ari Phillips Posted on October 22, 2014
A new report points to a number of encouraging signs in the global wind industry.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 15, 2014
Over the next 26 years, sub-Saharan Africa will start to unlock its "vast renewable energy resources," according to the IEA.
by Ari Phillips Posted on September 24, 2014
The plan would be in place for the next quarter century and would designate about two million acres for developing 20 gigawatts of renewable energy projects.
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 8, 2014
By better understanding how birds and bats interact with wind turbines, developers can create wind farms that are safer for winged creatures.
by Emily Atkin Posted on August 25, 2014
The chart's estimate for bird deaths cause by solar energy was 28,000 a year, while the estimate for coal was closer to 8 million.
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 21, 2014 Updated: August 21, 2014
Renewable energy is getting cheaper, and Africa is taking advantage of it.