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Denmark’s Ørsted transformed from a fossil-fuel utility to a renewable energy leader in a decade.
December 23, 2021 by Bill Spindle
Both red and blue states will see more advantages than drawbacks in embracing this new industry.
December 2, 2021 by David Cash
Floating wind has the potential to make a huge contribution to filling the installed capacity gap in renewables and represents a game changer for the energy sector globally.
August 5, 2021 by Mo Chatterji
Instead of having its tower embedded directly into the ground or the seafloor, a floating wind turbine sits on a platform with mooring lines, such as chains or ropes, that connect to anchors in the seabed below.
July 29, 2021 by Matthew Lackner
The U.S. is still fundamentally relying on the expertise of Scandinavian developers who got a head start in their countries more than a decade ago.
July 7, 2021 by Rebecca Karp
The current design makes blades difficult to recycle, but innovators are experimenting with ways to repurpose them for things such as playgrounds or to make them from different materials that can be reused at end of life.
June 11, 2021 by Sarah Golden
The approval of Vineyard Wind I is a big step for an industry that promises healthier air and thousands of well-paying clean energy jobs.
June 3, 2021 by Nathanael Greene
The U.S. is way behind on wind energy. The Biden administration's new plan hopes to accelerate the federal process with funding and lowering barriers.
April 8, 2021 by Erin Baker
After years of false starts, offshore wind is poised to take off along the East Coast. Commitments by states to purchase renewable power, support from the Biden administration, and billions in new investment are all contributing to the emergence of this fledgling industry.
March 18, 2021 by Jon Hurdle
The Biden administration just backed the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the U.S., signaling that the political stars may finally be aligning for this energy resource.
March 12, 2021 by Sarah Golden
It’s a reflection of the growing, influential force of the clean energy sector itself that will be difficult for serious politicians to ignore forevermore.
January 22, 2021 by Sarah Golden
Green hydrogen's boosters say the fuel could play an important role in decarbonizing hard-to-electrify sectors of the economy, such as long-haul trucking, aviation and heavy manufacturing.
November 19, 2020 by Jim Robbins
How rural America can capitalize on the economic development benefits of the ongoing clean energy transition.
November 10, 2020 by Kevin Brehm
Farms are experiencing extreme weather resulting in more difficult harvests from climate change. Clean energy offers a new source of income.
October 29, 2020 by Molly Bergen
As policymakers mull measures to accelerate an economic recovery and invest in long-term infrastructure needs, policy should center on tackling the financing barriers to ingenuity and entrepreneurship.
August 6, 2020 by Jeremy Harrell
Seventy percent of greenhouse gas emissions can be attributed to cities so they must be at the forefront of tacking climate change.
July 15, 2020 by Tatsatom Gonçalves
Not only have costs have fallen around 70 percent since 2009, it's also tough to beat the massive capacity of wind farms.
June 19, 2020 by Sarah Golden
A new device could open more areas to wind production by using stationary airfoils instead of twirling turbines
April 23, 2020 by Andrea Thompson
With the pandemic spurring a dramatic drop in economic activity across Europe, electricity, renewables and carbon prices have also plummeted
March 26, 2020 by Michael Holder
There was impressive growth in renewables during the last decade, with about $2.6 trillion of clean energy investments. But the market seems poised to transition from a sprint to a long-distance event.
March 3, 2020 by Trevor d’Olier-Lees
Dow is looking to lead on the circular economy — not so much on moving away from fossil fuels.
February 7, 2020 by Katie Fehrenbacher
The corporate renewable procurements disclosed in the fourth quarter of 2019 were remarkable for being unremarkable.
January 16, 2020 by Sarah Golden
How do you add 9 gigawatts of solar and wind in the next three years? You turn to corporate buyers, universities, hospitals and cities to commit to at least half that capacity.
November 4, 2019 by Heather Clancy
Its new 1.6-gigawatt solar and wind portfolio represents almost as much capacity as all of last year's corporate deals, combined.
September 19, 2019 by Sarah Golden