February 12th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
A new report from the US Department of Energy says there are now twice as many people working to provide electricity from solar power than there are from coal, natural gas or oil combined. Solar is the key to good American jobs as well as zero emissions electricity. Is anyone in Washington listening?
December 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Starting in 2012, Google began planning to get 100% of its electricity from renewable sources. It says it will finally reach its goal before the end of 2017.
December 5th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
ARENA and NREL both say that combining wind with solar power at the same location can significantly reduce the cost of renewable energy projects.
October 21st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Minnesota has just dedicated the largest solar far in the midwest. The North Star facility will supply power for 20,000 homes. In other news, Minnesota Power will shutter two more coal fired plants by the end of 2018.
October 1st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
250 miles west of Senegal, the island nation of Cape Verde is making plans to ditch fossil fuels and derive 100% of its electricity from wind and solar power by 2020.
August 2nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Campaigning in Pennsylvania on Monday, Donald Trump confirmed he is an ignoramus by telling the audience that solar power was too expensive and wind turbines kill all the birds.
June 30th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley 1 comment
Off Grid Ales on Harvey Lake in New Brunswick operates without being connected to the grid. It relies on solar and wind power for the electrical energy it needs to brew its four kinds of beer.
July 29th, 2015 | by Steve Hanley 4 comments
Renewables like wind, solar, geothermal and biomass accounted for 70% of new electricity production in the United States in the first half of this year.
May 5th, 2015 | by Aisha Abdelhamid
Organized by the Middle East Solar Industry Association in partnership with the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, a two-day
May 23rd, 2013 | by Zach 3 comments
Herman Trabish of Greentech Media has happened across a pretty interesting find — 97% of new electricity generation capacity in
April 24th, 2013 | by Tim 6 comments
A new study by the Reiner Lemoine Institut and Solarpraxis AG has found that solar and wind power generation complement each other
April 12th, 2013 | by Tim
Renewables are leading again. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects has just released a report for the