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Saudi Arabia: Fossil Fuels Are Cleaner … Wait, What? (Exclusive Video)

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Zachary Shahan Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Khalid A. Al-Falih, who is also chairman of Saudi Aramco, the “world’s most valuable company,” was interviewed in Abu Dhabi for Global Action Day last week. I happened to be in attendance and captured Al-Falih making some rather interesting comments. Asked about […]

February 12th

The Totally Insane Carbon Bubble

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Zachary Shahan As the cleantech transition speeds up, many of us are jumping for joy. Trump may be king of tweetland, but he and his oil & gas buddies can’t stop renewables or electric robotaxis. They know that. Their goals are pretty clear, though: pump up the carbon bubble as much […]

February 9th

Top Solar Speakers Converge On Berlin April 10th

As I wrote yesterday, Solar Love is partnering with CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, GridHub, and others to bring the first Cleantech Revolution Tour event to Berlin, Germany. It will focus on solar energy one day (April 10) and electric vehicles the other day (April 9). You can view the agenda here, register here, or sign up to help […]

March 12th

NREL Analysis: Extending Tax Credits Impacts Renewable Energy Deployment

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has issued a new analysis exploring the potential impact of recently extended federal tax credits concerning the deployment of renewable generation technologies and related CO2 emissions from the US electric sector. The report, Impacts of Federal Tax Credit Extensions on Renewable Deployment and Power Sector Emissions, details the use of state-of-the-art […]

March 2nd

Community Energy Programs Presented At Paris Climate Change Conference

At the Paris climate change talks, one presentation by a group of American officials raised awareness about the benefits of community energy programs. The group’s members were: Shawn Marshall, Lean Energy US Cliff Rechtschaffen, Office of California Governor Jerry Brown Dawn Weisz, CEO, Marin Clean Energy (MCE) Tom Butt, Mayor, City of Richmond, California. One of the […]

January 5th

Energy Watch Group Wants Higher-Caliber & ‘Realistic’ Energy Projections From IEA

An international network of scientists and parliamentarians, Energy Watch Group, is interested in better work from the IEA. The Energy Watch Group (EWG) wants higher-caliber reporting and realistic scenarios from the IEA. Christian Breyer, Professor for Solar Economy at the Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finland and lead author of the recent EWG study, said, “We need urgent help of […]

December 18th

300 State & Local Lawmakers Support 50% Clean Energy By 2030

Lawmakers and politicians generally are not considered the most prominent clean energy advocates, but something seems to be changing — why else would 300 of them get behind it? Their interest has come to a central focus point due to the Paris climate change talks that just took place, and they all signed a letter to President Obama expressing […]

December 18th

1 GW Of Solar Planned By Indian Coal Mining Firm

Coal India Limited (CIL) is reportedly planning to construct solar power projects in a number of areas of India totaling one gigawatt of capacity. CIL wants to reduce its carbon footprint and plans to finish a 250 MW installation in the Madhya Pradesh area within twelve months. A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Solar […]

October 9th