The Department of the Interior under the Trump administration approved around half as many wind and solar projects on federal land as the Obama administration had at the same point in its first term, according to a report published yesterday by the Center for American Progress (CAP).
Wind power Stories June 26
Wind power Stories June 16
Wind power Stories May 28
What do you think of when you think of Houston and energy? Oil and gas, probably. But did you know that Houston buys more green energy than any other city in the US?
Wind power Stories May 27
The Sierra Club has released a green recovery report that asserts that 9 million US jobs could be created every year for the next 10 years “while building an economy that fosters cleaner air and water, higher wages, healthier communities, greater equity, and a more stable climate.”
Wind power Stories May 7
Wind power Stories May 6
Top US and British economists, including Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment chairman Lord Nicholas Stern, published a working paper on Tuesday that asserts that the most effective coronavirus stimulus packages will also focus on reducing carbon emissions.
Wind power Stories April 28
David Byrne (yes, that David Byrne, of the band Talking Heads) runs an online publication called Reasons to be Cheerful. Yesterday, Byrne published a feature that he authored that explores “how a conservative, oil-pumping state became one of the world’s biggest generators of wind power.” And that state is Texas.
Wind power Stories March 26
The US Senate has unanimously passed the $2 trillion stimulus package in response to the coronavirus pandemic. It’s the largest emergency aid package in US history. And the green energy sector didn’t get anything, as expected… but neither did Big Oil.
Wind power Stories March 13
Green energy undercuts more than $600B in coal investments
Coal developers risk wasting nearly $640 billion because it’s already cheaper to generate electricity from green energy than from new coal plants in all major markets, Carbon Tracker Initiative reported yesterday.
Wind power Stories March 3
In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):
- Prime Minister Boris Johnson lifts David Cameron’s UK moratorium on onshore wind farms.
- Researchers in Scotland discover a new fuel-cell compound that could revolutionize green energy.
- Germany breaks a green energy usage record in February.