The financing of two huge solar photovoltaic projects in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) helped to drive a recovery in global clean energy investment to $64.8 billion in the second quarter of this year (Q2’17), the highest for any quarter [Read More]
Adding to the list of studies highlighting the immense growth of renewables last year, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has released a new report that finds global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 161 GW in 2016, making it [Read More]
Solar PV is slated to be the fastest-growing renewable energy resource in terms of capacity and output, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The organization’s REthinking Energy report, now in its third edition, says [Read More]
As part of his 2017 State of the State goals, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced $360 million in awards for 11 large-scale renewable energy projects throughout New York. According to the New York State Energy Research and Development [Read More]
Renewable energy sources provided 15.1% of net U.S. electrical generation during the first three quarters of this year, according to nonprofit SUN DAY Campaign, which cites data from the latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Electric Power Monthly [Read More]
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) says President Barack Obama’s leadership has catalyzed a global transition toward a clean energy economy. Specifically, from 2010 to 2015 alone, the U.S. invested more than $11 billion in international clean energy finance – [Read More]
The goal is in support of a broader target to slash the government’s greenhouse-gas emissions by 40% by 2030, if not earlier.
About half-a-million solar panels were installed every day around the world last year, according to the International Energy Agency.
Shortly before the Solar Energy Industries Association released a report recognizing the top corporate solar installers in the U.S., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its 16th annual Green Power Leadership Awards, which honor 16 Green Power Partners across [Read More]
Energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the U.S. totaled 2,530 million metric tons in the first six months of 2016, according to a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), which says this marks the lowest emissions level [Read More]