Renewable Energy

Blog post
February 27, 2018, 9am PST
There are plenty of opportunities to green the world's energy production and consumption infrastructure, but it will take good planning.
Kayla Matthews
February 10, 2018, 1pm PST
A bill that would cut back on the feed-in tariffs paid by utilities to solar panel owners in Kentucky.
Louisville Courier Journal
February 3, 2018, 1pm PST
The issue of wind and solar energy development has always been a hot button in the California desert, and the Trump Administration just pressed it.
San Francisco Chronicle
February 2, 2018, 1pm PST
The government of the Balearic Islands drafts new law that requires rental car companies to phase out fossil fuel vehicles and to switch to a 100% electric fleet by 2030.
Cities of the Future
February 1, 2018, 6am PST
In a beautiful and inspiring new book, "S.M.A.R.T. – Paths to Sustainability" 34 artists and authors from five continents give their views on aspects of sustainable development.
January 6, 2018, 11am PST
Mayors and civic leaders from across the Hawaiian islands signed a commitment to target 100 percent renewable ground transportation by 2045, both public and private.
Hawaii Reporter
December 11, 2017, 12pm PST
The Board of Directors approved a path to 90 percent renewable energy.
San Francisco Examiner
December 6, 2017, 12pm PST
Almost all of Cincinnati's police and fire stations, health clinics, recreation centers, and administrative buildings will run on renewable energy.
Smart Cities Dive
November 29, 2017, 10am PST
San Diego's Climate Action Plan has set an ambitious goal for renewable energy, and now the investor-owned utility San Diego Gas & Electric is competing for a chance to deliver on those goals.
San Diego Union Tribune
November 17, 2017, 1pm PST
By 2019, a multi-million dollar project developed by a former "big energy" guy might make Cleveland the new U.S. leader in renewable energy.
Next City
November 6, 2017, 9am PST
The House GOP tax plan, which Trump wanted to name the "Cut, Cut, Cut" bill, was intended to cut taxes, but it's also cutting credits, like the federal $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit. How much would its elimination affect EV sales?
The Hill
Blog post
September 25, 2017, 5am PDT

Airborne wind turbines and batteries are just two technological advancements pushing the next generation of wind energy.

Kayla Matthews
September 18, 2017, 2pm PDT
Buildings are responsible for a little less than half of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. Break this figure down further and you'll find that building heating accounts for about a fifth of all U.S. emissions.
September 18, 2017, 5am PDT
With a set of 2020 affordability targets met three years early, the DOE can turn its attention to reliability, resilience, and storage.
September 7, 2017, 6am PDT
Rural counties and cities around the United States are figuring out that it pays to do business with renewable energy companies.
The Wall Street Journal
September 2, 2017, 5am PDT
Though the United States is lagging other parts of the world in offshore wind energy capacity, that trend could be set to change in the coming decade.
Smart Cities Dive
Blog post
August 27, 2017, 1pm PDT
Solar energy has been a game changer in energy production in recent years, but the game could be about the change again. Add graphene to the list of disruptive technologies that could transform energy infrastructure as we know it.
Kayla Matthews
July 28, 2017, 12pm PDT
The Global 100% Renewable Energy campaign is one voice encouraging cities to adopt entirely renewable sources of energy. It recommends decentralized energy systems like rooftop solar.
July 4, 2017, 7am PDT
The Annual Meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors wrapped up in Miami Beach earlier this week, culminating with a display of climate change solidarity.
June 3, 2017, 5am PDT
The timing of the announcement of deeply ambitious energy goals by the city of Portland and the county of Multnomah was not coincidental.
The Oregonian