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Google Will Achieve 100 Percent Renewable Energy in 2017

The web services leader crosses the finish line ahead of most of its peers. by Julian Spector for GreenTech Media A lot of leading companies have committed to getting all of their energy from [...]

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Off-grid solar to help Myanmar bring electricity to all by 2030

In a country where only 16% of rural homes have power a government-led scheme is bringing electricity to thousands of villages By Oliver Balch for the Guardian Four feet in length, of aggressive [...]

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Solar-Panel Roads to Be Built on Four Continents Next Year

By Anna Hirtenstein for Bloomberg Electric avenues that can transmit the sun’s energy onto power grids may be coming to a city near you. A subsidiary of Bouygues SA has designed rugged solar [...]

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South Pacific island ditches fossil fuels to run entirely on solar power

Ta’u island in American Samoa will rely on solar panels and Tesla batteries as it does away with diesel generators by Eleanor Ainge Roy for The Guardian A remote tropical island has catapulted [...]

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Nearly 50 countries vow to use 100% renewable energy by 2050

The signatories are countries who are disproportionately affected by global warming such as Ethiopia and the Maldives by Matt Payton for Independent Nearly 50 countries vulnerable to climate [...]

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Climate Bright Spot: India’s Growing Solar Market

by Anjali Jaiswal for NRDC With the Paris Agreement now in force, world leaders signaled overwhelming support for strong action, as the climate talks come to a close in Morocco. Even though the [...]

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Tesla’s Future in Trump’s World

Elon Musk is up against a starkly different agenda, but the energy transition he invigorated can’t be stopped. By Tom Randall for Bloomberg What will Donald Trump actually do? It’s a question [...]

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Trump Rode a Wave of Economic Angst. Will He Harness America’s Greatest Economic Opportunity?

Trump’s campaign stoked fears about economic change. His energy policy could deliver a trillion-dollar payoff for America—if only he’d recognize the positive changes sweeping the sector. by [...]

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Canadian Government Makes 100% Renewables Commitment

by Joseph Bebon for Solar Industry  The Canadian federal government has committed to powering all of its buildings and operations using renewable energy sources by 2025. The goal is in support of [...]

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Solar panels surpass coal-fired electricity in previously ‘unthinkable’ feat

For six months until September, more electricity came from sunlight than coal-fired power stations From The Independent Solar panels generated more electricity than coal in the past six months in [...]