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Solar Energy

Who is Leading the Smart City Revolution?

It seems like every time you turn around, another company, utility, municipality or institution announces...

Why There’s Room for Competition in Home Solar Loans

By tapping cooperative, not-for-profit financial services, a group of clean energy enthusiasts hope to spark...

Notes from the Solar Underground: From Idea through to the End,...

There are few original ideas for new technologies, products and/or services. Most of what is...

A Brief History of Utility-Scale Energy Storage

Five years ago, a mere 0.34 GW of energy storage could be found globally. Fast...

Energy Storage

Next Level Design — New-School Solar Software Providers Take on the...

The market for solar PV design software has opened up significantly in the past five years. New offerings have taken off in that...

Likana Solar Thermal Project in Chile Receives Environmental Approval

SolarReserve yesterday said its 390-MW Likana concentrating solar power plant received environmental approval from the...

US Interior Department Scientist Speaks Out Against Reassignment

I am not a member of the deep state. I am not big government. I...

Tabuchi Electric Backs Ground-mount Racking System Provider Nuance Energy

Tabuchi Electric, a solar inverter manufacturer based in Osaka, Japan, recently made a $3 million...

Wind Energy

Dominion, DONG to Build 12-MW of Wind Power Capacity in Virginia...

DONG Energy yesterday said that it has formed a strategic partnership with Dominion Energy to...

China’s Biggest Wind Turbine Maker Expands in Philippines, Australia

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., China’s biggest wind turbine maker, is expanding its footprint...

Offshore Wind Taking Cleveland Back to the Future

Once upon a time, Cleveland was the 5th largest city in the U.S. and ranked 1st in transportation equipment; 2nd in machinery; 3rd in iron-and-steel making; 4th in...

Campaign Launches To Tell Clean Energy Jobs Story: Site Visits, Turbine...

On Wednesday July 12 in San Francisco, U.S. clean energy organizations including American Wind Energy...

BioFuel

Does regulating indirect land use change work? The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide...

University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana professor Madhu Khanna has been raising issues with including an indirect land use change factor for compliance with  low...

Waste Erased: Top 7 EU-based industrial advances in utilizing waste residues...

Europe pursuing biorefineries, power-gen based on advanced use of waste residues. In Europe, the race to erase industrial and municipal waste is on, and...

The Ministry of All the Talents: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide...

JBEI’s mission is to convert biomass to biofuels. The goal is to provide the nation with clean, renewable transportation fuels identical to gasoline,...

Pollution to Products: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to LanzaTech :...

LanzaTech has developed a fully sustainable integrative gas to fuels and chemicals platform that has no impact on food, water security or high...

Hydropower

Tidal energy company tests prototype in Canadian archipelago, Haida Gwaii

British Columbia-based tidal developer, Yourbrook Energy Systems Ltd., is testing what it calls a prototype...

Plans resubmitted for US$17 million 5-MW Conwy Falls hydroelectric project in...

RWE Innogy UK Ltd. is awaiting a decision by the end of August or in early September on its resubmitted planning application for the...

Costa Rica Has Been Running on 100 Percent Renewables for Two...

Costa Rica ran on 100 percent renewable energy for 76 straight days between June and...

Part II: The Clean Power Plan: Justice Delayed — For Whom...

I suppose it should come as no surprise that leading members of a do-nothing Congress...

Energy Efficiency

New Report Sheds Light on the Potential of Biomass

Biomass appears poised for big things in coming decades. According to a recent report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), biomass could...

New Poll: New Yorkers Overwhelmingly Support Fracking Moratorium — And Clean...

Last month, NRDC engaged a nationally recognized opinion research firm to conduct polling in New York State to evaluate public attitudes about fracking...

The 51st State: What’s Your Ideal Energy Market?

LAS VEGAS -- Imagine a place where there is no electricity market. No rules,...

The Next Revolution: Discarding Dangerous Fossil Fuel Accounting Practices

The green revolution and, in particular, renewable energy products such as solar power, wind...

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