Environmental Defense Fund offers up thoughts on the current Solydnra bankruptcy issue, noting perspective is needed not to throw out the solar baby with the bathwater.
Many California farmers and ranchers have invested in solar power to serve or supplement their electricity needs. Meanwhile, government renewable-energy mandates have put new pressure on productive farmland that developers want to convert for utility-scale energy projects.
EDF’s Andy Darrell, in a column with us, says that it is time to rethink government’s role in the clean energy marketplace, including leading by example.
California alleges DyoCore inflated the power output rating for its small wind-power turbine, making it eligible for huge rebates. The company denies the charges.
The wind industry is petitioning the government for special permitting to potentially impact endangered or threatened species along a a 200-mile wide corridor.
They’re shorter and smaller, but vertical-axis wind turbines in a tight array are 10 times as efficient as traditional turbines, Caltech researchers say.
The Environmental Defense Fund, in its latest column, takes a look at how cleantech is making inroads into Texas, a state normally known for oil, oil, oil.
The tiny state of Delaware is playing a big cleantech card as it attempts to lure fuel cell energy player Bloom Energy with a sweet incentive package.
After months of disagreements, the U.S., along with the WTO, have managed to get China to put a stop to devious wind power subsidies.
A key aspect of the federal government’s loan guarantee program for renewable energy development is winding down after a tumultuous two-plus years. We review it.
KidWind Project is a small company in St. Paul, Minnesota taking an open source approach to educating children everywhere about wind power. We interview them.
A research team at Stanford University has developed a type of battery that takes advantage of the salt found in sea water to efficiently generate electricity.
President Obama’s speech last week on America’s energy future draws a positive response from the Environmental Defense Fund in our latest column.
This DIY, vertical-axis wind turbine uses easily attainable parts, can be built by anyone and yields impressive power output. As a bonus, it’s open source.