Investing in Renewable Energy:...

Nov 11, 2019 by

Renewable energy is the future.

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Find Your Ideal Job in Sphere ...

Oct 25, 2019 by

Climate change is a topic that concerns everyone, and for us to combat it and save our beloved planet, more people have to embrace a career in climate science education. 

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How (Not) to Analyze the Cost ...

Oct 24, 2019 by

A Minnesota based think tank, Center of the American Experiment (CAE) releases a report last March greatly exaggerating the cost of roughly doubling current renewable energy use in Minnesota to 50 percent by 2030.

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Grids and Greed: An Expert Bre...

Oct 16, 2019 by

“The problem is much more ingrained in the way this company has developed and continues to operate than it is something as simple as just trying to make more money.”

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So, You’ve Got 100% Renewable ...

Oct 11, 2019 by

Manufacturers seeking to decarbonize have a long row to hoe. They can order up a package of renewable energy and carbon offsets to power their factories and offices, but that’s just for starters.

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Up from the ashes

Sep 25, 2019 by

Could a solar-powered uprising reshape Puerto Rico?

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UK Solar Capacity: Is the Futu...

Sep 13, 2019 by

Astonishingly, the solar capacity in the UK has increased from 5,488.6 MW in 2014 to 13,259 MW in June 2019.

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Big Oil undermines U.N. climat...

Sep 6, 2019 by

Major oil companies have approved $50 billion of projects since last year that will not be economically viable if governments implement the Paris Agreement on climate change, think-tank Carbon Tracker said in a report published on Friday.

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Friends Of The Earth Blasts TV...

Aug 27, 2019 by

The Tennessee Valley Authority, popularly known as the TVA, is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity to business customers and local power companies. According to its website, “it serves 10 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. It receives no taxpayer funding and derives virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity.

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Government Delays First Big U....

Aug 19, 2019 by

It ordered an expanded review for Vineyard Wind at the same time Trump is weakening environmental rules for fossil fuel projects that contribute to climate change.

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Low on water, California farme...

Aug 6, 2019 by

If California is to meet its goal of running on 100-percent clean electricity by 2045, fields that once grew hay are going to have to start producing electrons.

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An Absence of Energy Leadershi...

Aug 1, 2019 by

These are interesting times for electricity regulators and legislators in the 13 US states, from the Mid-Atlantic through the Ohio Valley to Illinois, that share authority with PJM and FERC. PJM has been in direct conflict with state activity and autonomy in regulating environmental effects from energy power production.

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Maine Hits Clean Energy Grand ...

Jul 9, 2019 by

As a baseball fan, I’m looking forward to watching the best players in the world compete for bragging rights in the 90th Major League Baseball All-Star game tonight. As a Maine resident for the past 11 years, I’m even more thrilled to see Maine regain its all-star status as a clean energy leader.

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General Electric’s multi-billi...

Jun 27, 2019 by

A new report says the industrial giant misread the tea leaves on clean energy  —  and should serve as a warning to businesses worldwide.

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Renewables are winning the eco...

Jun 18, 2019 by

By 2030, wind and solar will “undercut existing coal and gas almost everywhere.”

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Breathe easier: States are pas...

Jun 10, 2019 by

Climate victories are thundering down from statehouses like hail in a spring storm.

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Anheuser-Busch To Brew All Dom...

Jun 5, 2019 by

When a new solar power farm is completed in 2021, Anheuser-Busch will brew all its domestic beers with electricity from solar and wind power.

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Ohio’s Nuclear Bailout Plan Ba...

Jun 3, 2019 by

It’s a trifecta the Trump administration has pushed for nationally, with businesses and homeowners footing the bill for uneconomical power plants.

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Greenland’s Hidden Secret

May 29, 2019 by

Greenland is the Key to Global Sea Level Rise

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100% Renewable Does Not Necess...

May 27, 2019 by

“100% renewable energy” is a popular concept these days. 160 major corporations have signed pledges saying they will power all of their activities using 100% renewables in the near future. But that does not necessarily mean the electricity they consume will be 100% carbon free.

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It’s Too Late for a Green New ...

May 26, 2019 by

We all owe a huge debt of gratitude to those who have articulated the Green New Deal (GND), especially Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Sunrise Movement.

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Block Island Offshore Wind Far...

May 8, 2019 by

When the plan to install wind turbines off the coast of Block Island, 12 miles from the shore of Rhode Island, was announced, there were the usual concerns. It would be a blight on the gorgeous seascape that surrounds Block Island.

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What if air conditioners could...

May 6, 2019 by

Earth’s climate is full of terrifying feedback loops: Decreased rainfall raises the risk of wildfires, which release yet more carbon dioxide.

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Renewables Shine, Fossil Fuels...

Jan 29, 2019 by

The sun doesn’t always shine! The wind doesn’t always blow! There’s never enough renewable energy when you need it most! Only fossil fuels can make the grid reliable! We hear this sort of blather from fossil fuel apologists all the time.

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Sorry, but you’ve got a gas em...

Jan 28, 2019 by

The burgeoning love affair between Americans and renewable energy is turning into a love triangle with natural gas.

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An All Renewable Grid Is Econo...

Jan 23, 2019 by

One of the ongoing arguments that the forces opposed to dealing with climate change make is that transitioning the grid to renewables will be economically devastating.

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Spain Is Switching to 100 Perc...

Nov 16, 2018 by

“A wake-up call to the rest of the world.”

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6 Charts Showing the Renewable...

Oct 6, 2018 by

Why build gas peakers when solar or wind plus energy storage is cheaper?

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California wants all of its el...

Sep 4, 2018 by

If you want to get electricity generated by fossil fuels in California…

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Solar vs Coal: Can green energ...

Aug 24, 2018 by

Polar ice caps are melting and thus causing higher sea levels…

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