Tax Bill Impact: What Happens To Renewable Energy?

By Georgina Gustin, insideclimatenews.org -

By Georgina Gustin for Inside Climate News - The Senate voted early Saturday to approve a major overhaul of the U.S. tax code that critics say would decimate clean energy investments while [...]

5,500 U.S. Schools Use Solar Power; Growing As Costs Fall

By Lyndsey Gilpin, insideclimatenews.org -

By Lyndsey Gilpin for Inside Climate News - In a field behind an elementary school in rural Middlesex County, Virginia, near the Chesapeake Bay, an ambitious plan has been taking shape: Schools [...]

100% Renewable Is Feasible And More Cost-Effective Now

By Staff, www.energywatchgroup.org -

By Staff for Energy Watch Group. A global transition to 100% renewable electricity is not a long-term vision, but already a tangible reality, a new groundbreaking study by the Lappeenranta [...]

Myths About Rooftop Solar Are Outshining The Reality

By Jessica Herrera, hcn.org -

By Jessica Herrera for High Country News - It’s undeniable that renewable energy is booming, changing the way we get our power and shifting us away from fossil fuels that damage the environment. [...]

California City Transforms Into ‘The Solar Capital Of The Universe’

By Jeremy Deaton, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Jeremy Deaton for Think Progress - Parris isn’t just looking to attract installation jobs. He also wants to bring manufacturing jobs to Lancaster. Accordingly, he encouraged BYD to open two [...]

Solar Power Is Fastest-Growing Source Of New Energy

By Adam Vaughan, www.theguardian.com -

By Adam Vaughan for The Guardian - Solar power was the fastest-growing source of new energy worldwide last year, outstripping the growth in all other forms of power generation for the first time [...]

Montana Quadruples Solar Energy Capacity In One Year

By Erin Loranger, www.helenair.com -

By Erin Loranger for Independent Record - The state quadrupled its solar energy production over the past year, according to an announcement by Lt. Gov Mike Cooney on Friday. Montana was producing [...]

After The Hurricane, Solar Sped Recovery For Some

By Lyndsey Gilpin, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Lyndsey Gilpin for Inside Climate News - Just after midnight on Sept. 11, Eugenio Pereira awoke to the sound of tropical-storm-force winds slamming his Gainesville, Florida, home. Hurricane [...]

DOE Officially Marks SunShot’s $1 Per Watt Goal For Utility-Scale Solar

By Julia Pyper, www.greentechmedia.com -

By Julia Pyper for GTM - It's official. The solar industry has met the 2020 utility-scale solar cost target set by the Energy Department's SunShot Initiative -- three years early. The DOE's [...]

After Generations In Coal, West Virginians Finding Jobs In Solar

By Jason Margolis for PRI - Nobody from his graduating class is working in coal, says Swiger. “[They’re] honestly working in fast food, or not working at all.” Not Swiger. He has a job installing [...]

China Has Already More Than Doubled Its 2020 Solar Power Target

By Jing Yan and Lauri Myllyvirta, www.ecowatch.com -

By Jing Yan and Lauri Myllyvirta for Eco Watch - China has more than doubled its end-of-decade solar power target, with new installations dramatically outstripping expectation, according to the [...]

World’s Biggest Floating Solar Farm On Former Coal Mine

By Global Citizen, www.ecowatch.com -

By Global Citizen for Eco Watch - Coal power is getting buried in China—both literally and figuratively. Earlier this week, a new floating solar farm went live in the Chinese city of Huainan [...]

Navajo Nations First Solar Project: Electricity For 13,000 Homes

By Staff, www.AP.org -

By Staff of Associated Press - A giant array of solar panels near the famed sandstone buttes of Monument Valley has begun producing electricity for the Navajo Nation at a time when the tribe is [...]

Navajo Solar Plant To Replace Coal Plant

By Staff, www.apnews.com -

By Staff of the Associated Press - FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A giant array of solar panels near the famed sandstone buttes of Monument Valley has begun producing electricity for the Navajo Nation [...]

Duke Energy Offers $6B For Solar, Batteries And EVs

By Jeff St. John, www.greentechmedia.com -

By Jeff St. John for GTM - Florida is set to get a lot more solar power and grid batteries -- in exchange for losing a future nuclear power plant. On Tuesday, Duke Energy Florida filed a revised [...]