Renewable Energy News

On U.S. East Coast, Has Offshore Wind’s Moment Finally Arrived?

After years of debate and public engagement, the American offshore wind sector looks poised to finally start ramping up. While Europe and Asia are ahead of the U.S. on...

World’s largest energy storage system proposed in Morro Bay

California may soon be home to the largest energy storage facility in the world! Energy storage technology allows grid operators to smooth out the electricity supply curve by storing...

No, frozen wind turbines aren’t the main culprit for Texas’ power outages

Last month, Texans experienced a severe energy crisis caused by an extreme weather event. Unfortunately, clean energy's usual opponents predictably tried to spread misleading narratives before all the facts...

How tech went big on green energy

Governments and utilities are not the only ones looking to reduce carbon emissions. Tech companies like Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft are making major pushes to lower the carbon...

Top 10 U.S. corporate renewable energy buyers of 2020

A growing number of businesses are buying renewable energy—not just because it is good for the planet. It is also great for the bottom line. In most parts of...

Renewables are critical to addressing climate change

In the coming years, one of the biggest questions facing policymakers will be how to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions responsible for global climate change. But while renewable energy...

POLICY: FERC Can Lead the Way on Clean Energy

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is an independent federal agency that regulates the interstate movement of natural gas, oil, and electricity within the United States. That makes it...

OFFSHORE: Offshore Wind Farms Will Soon Rely On High-Voltage Subsea Cables Made In The USA

Offshore wind projects are creating domestic manufacturing opportunities for the United States. New stateside factories and production investments supporting the global build-out of offshore wind farms will generate investment...

INNOVATION: Xcel looking to upgrade Grand Meadow wind farm

Technological advances are opening up new possibilities for upgrading older wind farms. As a wind farm ages, replacing older turbine parts with newer components extends a project's life, allowing...

POLLING: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Clean Energy

A recent study by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communications and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication found broad support for adopting renewable energy among...

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