With the continued increase in renewable energy use across the United States and Europe solar power outperforms wind power in terms of returns on investments on a global scale, according to a recent report from Fitch Ratings. This was Fitch’s… Read More
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Refugees struggle to maintain a sense of normalcy while living in temporary camps far from home. By partnering with the United Nations and funding renewable energy projects for refugee camps, the IKEA foundation is helping some refugees to see a… Read More
A new Kickstarter project is hoping to shift more people into using solar power, one plug at a time. The SunPort device separates the production and consumption of solar energy, so that everyone who wants to use more solar power… Read More
Lower income Americans pay more for energy as a percentage of their total income than more affluent residents, but they’re generally in a bad position to implement renewable, long-term cost-saving solutions. This week, the Obama administration announced a new energy… Read More
It wasn’t Honolulu, or Los Angeles, or Austin, or Phoenix or San Jose. No, the U.S. city that installed more solar power than any other in 2014 was … Indianapolis? Yep. Indianapolis added a whopping 51 megawatts of solar capacity… Read More
California’s cap-and-trade program brings in money when carbon allowances are auctioned. A lot of money – about $1.49 billion in the current fiscal year alone, the state said last week. The law requires that “the state invest at least 10… Read More
China issued an update on its solar progress this week and made every other solar-seeking country around the world feel kind of pathetic. The National Energy Board said 5.04 GW was installed in the first quarter of 2015. To put… Read More