DOE Awards $21M in Grants to Cut Costs of Solar Thermal Desalination

The Energy Department sees massive potential to use the sun’s heat to purify seawater and industrial wastewater—but it needs [...]

Lawmakers Pass Spending Bill With Funds for Clean Energy

UPDATE: On Friday after threatening to veto the bill, which would have caused a government shutdown, President Trump signed [...]

US House of Representatives committee passes bill

A key US House of Representatives committee adopted a bill to ban future loan guarantees after a string of [...]

Onshore wind subsidy lowered by 10%

The subsidy for onshore wind energy generation is to be cut by 10%, the government has announced. The Treasury [...]

US House spending bill would cut DOE renewables, boost nuclear

The US House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday passed on to the full chamber a Department of Energy spending bill [...]

Grant program supported up to 75,000 wind and solar jobs: congress killed it anyway

A federal grant program created to boost renewable energy development during the height of the economic crisis supported 75,000 [...]

Philippines: The President’s renewable energy policy

Energy Secretary Rene Almendras returned a day ahead of President Noynoy Aquino last week from Japan. Despite his abbreviated [...]

USA: Renewable energy is a job creator

U.S. energy policy is in free fall as partisan politics undermine bipartisan support for renewable energy. While we struggle [...]

Department of Energy support for cleantech shakey

It remains unclear just what will propel the country’s energy policy. The midterm elections made it harder to push [...]