New York Looks to Europe for Successful Offshore Wind Transmission Models

A New York Power Authority-led study will determine the most cost-effective means to build transmission for 2,400 megawatts of [...]

Solar and Wind, Plus More Geothermal

AB 893 would mandate that utilities and CCAs buy 2,500 megawatts of solar and wind by 2022, before federal [...]

No Longer a Novelty, Clean Energy Technologies Boom All Across the US

A new report documents the democratization of renewables, energy storage and electric vehicles in America. It was 1997, and [...]

California Is Considering a 100 Percent Renewable Energy Law. That’s a Bad Idea.

By choosing renewables alone, the state may be closing off other decarbonization pathways. Last week, California’s quest for a clean [...]

Obama Administration Rolls Out Series Of New Clean Energy Initiatives

President Barack Obama’s leadership has catalyzed a global transition toward a clean energy economy, the U.S. Department of Energy [...]

Court Makes Landmark Ruling On Illinois Wind Turbine Dispute

The Appellate Court of Illinois has ruled on a matter that pitted wind energy developers and landowners against the [...]

How Will BLM’s Final Rule On Renewables Impact Wind Energy?

In support of the president’s Climate Action Plan, Secretary of the Interior (DOI) Sally Jewell has announced that the Bureau of [...]

Energy Experts Back Renewables After Blackout in South Australia

Renewables energy experts have gathered in South Australia to defend the use of solar and wind power in the aftermath of a state-wide blackout. [...]

Vermont Governor Shumlin Considers Veto of Renewable Energy Bill

Lawmakers could return June 9 for special session Gov. Peter Shumlin says he has not decided whether he can [...]

RWE’s Renewables Unit Calls For More Reform of German Energy Policy

Germany urgently needs to press ahead with reforming its energy market, but a series of elections, including general elections [...]