Renewable energy Stories July 3

The CDC Group, the British government’s development finance institution, will end most fossil-fuel financing abroad. It says it will invest only in companies that align with the Paris Agreement to achieve net zero by 2050.

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Renewable energy Stories May 5

April 2020 was the first month in history that renewables generated more electricity than coal on every day of the month. That’s based on new data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) and compiled by the nonprofit Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

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Renewable energy Stories August 8, 2019

In today’s EGEB:

  • LED lighting installed to help homeless in Washington, DC.
  • Cleveland is working to achieve 100% clean energy by 2050.
  • Hand County, South Dakota, approves a new wind farm.
  • We list the Top 5 sectors for renewable-energy jobs.

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Renewable energy Stories July 26, 2019

A newly released report tracks the progress of American cities when it comes to clean energy efforts, and finds that fewer than a dozen are currently on pace to meet greenhouse gas emission goals.

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Renewable energy Stories July 11, 2019

A new report envisions a number of energy scenarios for the UK as it aims for net zero emissions by 2050, and one future path involves using 35 million electric cars to store a large amount of renewable energy.

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Renewable energy Stories June 27, 2019

In today’s EGEB:

  • A newly introduced bill calls for at least 50% of electricity generation from renewables by 2035.
  • As expected, US renewable electricity generation surpassed coal for the first time in April.
  • The European solar market is rebounding.

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Renewable energy Stories June 24, 2019

General Electric will demolish a California natural gas-fired plant with 20 years remaining in its useful life, deeming the plant “uneconomical” as inexpensive solar and wind grab a larger share of power in the state.

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Renewable energy Stories June 10, 2019

US electricity generation capacity from renewable energy sources surpassed coal for the first time this April, and that gap looks to grow substantially during the next three years.

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Renewable energy Stories June 6, 2019

General Electric’s profitability collapse over the past few years can be largely attributed to the company’s inability to judge the accelerating pace of the global energy transition away from fossil fuels and toward renewables, a new study claims.

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Renewable energy Stories May 31, 2019

A newly introduced renewable energy megaproject combining multiple storage technologies is being billed as the world’s largest, and it looks to make its home in central Utah.

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