Power from solar and wind requires zero or little water, unlike coal, gas and other forms of thermal power. Renewable energy can therefore be particularly attractive to water-stressed countries looking to meet their increasing electricity demands without producing emissions.
President Donald Trump’s approval of a four-year tariff on imported solar panels will raise costs, cut installations, reduce jobs and slow the decline in greenhouse gas emissions. But the economic and environmental benefits of solar power remain strong, and governments, businesses and individuals should act now to lock in a low-carbon future.
India plans to generate 160 gigawatts of wind and solar power by 2022, creating 330,000 new jobs. For the country's rural poor, these clean energy positions offer a lucrative alternative to subsistence farming.
Implementation Guide for Utilities: Designing Renewable Energy Products to Meet Large Energy Customer Needs
Large-scale corporate energy buyers are seeking renewable energy as a central element of their overall energy strategy. In a few states, these commercial and industrial (C&I) customers have collaborated with their utilities to create new opportunities to buy renewable energy in ways that...
Representatives from countries accounting for 90 percent of the world’s clean energy investment and 75 percent of its greenhouse gas emissions will gather in Beijing this week for the 8th Clean Energy Ministerial. Will they advance renewable energy and efficiency, or will the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement set the talks back?
Utilities are finally starting to embrace wind and solar in a big way, in large part because of corporate demand. Here's a visual look at the shifting state of green power
The U.S. Renewable Energy Map: A Guide for Corporate Buyers is an interactive map that reveals where buyers can access the renewable energy they want at the scale they need through their utility.
The U.S. Green Tariff Deals graph explores the renewable contracts signed by large-scale energy buyers and monopoly utilities via green tariffs.
The U.S. Renewable Energy Map: A Guide for Corporate Buyers answers the question, "where is there opportunity to purchase large-scale renewable energy from utilities across the United States?" By identifying these opportunities...
More Americans now work in solar, wind and energy efficiency than in coal, natural gas and oil. Where these jobs are located may surprise you.