A global transition to 100% renewable energy is possible across the electricity, heat, transport and desalination sectors by 2050, and it can be done for cheaper than the current global energy system, a new study claims.
Renewable energy Stories April 15
Renewable energy Stories April 10
A combination of renewable energy and electrification can reach 75% of the energy-related emission reductions necessary to meet global climate goals established by the Paris Agreement, a new report suggests.
Renewable energy Stories April 5
House Democrats are making a push for clean energy tax incentives, and a new proposed bill would expand the scope of energy storage installations that are eligible for the investment tax credit (ITC).
Renewable energy Stories April 4
Scotland’s Orkney Islands have unveiled an initiative that aims to use a network of technologies, including renewables, batteries, and electric vehicles, to become a group of “smart energy islands.” The £28.5 million ($37.4 million) project hopes to eventually eliminate any need for fossil fuel use on the archipelago.
Renewable energy Stories April 3
A number of Democrats are now considering proposing various policies on climate change, including clean energy mandates and carbon pricing. And many of these Dems are purposely keeping their distance from the Green New Deal.
Strong gains in solar and wind energy last year have pushed renewable energy to now account for a third of global power capacity, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Renewable energy Stories March 18
Scientists have found a new way to create hydrogen fuel using seawater, which could open up a new array of exciting possibilities in energy production.
Renewable energy Stories March 15
A new analysis of energy jobs in the U.S. shows clean energy jobs grew 3.6 percent in 2018, adding about 110,000 new net jobs. Clean energy jobs now outnumber fossil fuel jobs by a nearly 3-to-1 ratio.
Renewable energy Stories March 8
A group of engineers and scientists have announced a proposal to build an “energy corridor” along the U.S.-Mexico border. The plan would bring energy, water, and jobs to the region, in addition to built-in border security.
Renewable energy Stories March 7
The Trump administration is looking to make “severe” budget cuts to the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, according to a new report.