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A facility in Colton Agua Mansa, California, is among the first of its kind.
January 10, 2022 by Audrey Henderson
Can North America’s largest roofing company nail it when it comes to integrating solar energy with shingles? And what are the implications for commercial buildings?
January 5, 2022 by Heather Clancy
Solar farms are proliferating on undeveloped land, often harming ecosystems. But placing solar canopies on large parking lots offers a host of advantages — making use of land that is already cleared, producing electricity close to those who need it, and even shading cars.
January 5, 2022 by Richard Conniff
Denmark’s Ørsted transformed from a fossil-fuel utility to a renewable energy leader in a decade.
December 23, 2021 by Bill Spindle
Mining firms are using the green energy movement as an excuse to keep extracting rare earth minerals on public land for next to nothing.
December 7, 2021 by Chris Roberts
A new report suggests early pricing prediction models have consistently underestimated how far the costs of renewable energy might fall and the benefits of an accelerated switch to clean energy.
December 2, 2021 by Johnny Wood
Both red and blue states will see more advantages than drawbacks in embracing this new industry.
December 2, 2021 by David Cash
A confluence of factors is making construction materials, shipping costs and components more expensive. At the same time, renewable energy demand is running high.
October 28, 2021 by Sarah Golden
We’ve officially topped $30 billion in climate tech investments this year, and there's still a quarter to go.
October 27, 2021 by Heather Clancy
The Breaking Barriers initiative is developing two resilience centers in Atlanta that will be backed by a solar-powered microgrid with battery storage.
October 11, 2021 by Sophia Wu
There's a link between startups that fail and poor performance on ESG.
October 5, 2021 by Paloma Muñoz Quick
Clearloop CEO Laura Zapata helps companies put capital towards the installation of solar farms in communities with particularly dirty electricity grids.
September 16, 2021 by Jackson Trevor
High-profile backers for Earthshot Ventures include legendary VC John Doerr, philanthropist Tom Steyer and Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox.
September 9, 2021 by Heather Clancy
Resilient PV systems keep the lights on.
September 8, 2021 by Laurie Guevara-Stone
The BCG Green Ventures mandate: Partner with corporations to help them identify business opportunities related to climate tech, and then jointly incubate and invest in those ventures.
September 2, 2021 by Heather Clancy
The insurance giant fleshes out how it intends to support transition towards a greener economy, from new insurance projects to climate resilience, response and recovery framework for nations vulnerable to climate impacts
August 18, 2021 by Cecilia Keating
The electric utility industry will continue its charge toward renewables and carbon reduction, but on-site solar systems contribute to the carbon reduction we all need to support, and they make us look good while doing it.
August 6, 2021 by Suzanne Shelton
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
Founded in 2016, Sono Motors released its first-generation Sion prototype in 2017. It's hoping for direct-to-consumer deliveries in 2023.
July 28, 2021 by Liz Morrison
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
Terraformation's moonshot-y idea: turn desertified landscapes and degraded land into new forests, using water supplied by desalination processes powered by solar panels and native seeds that improve biodiversity.
June 10, 2021 by Heather Clancy
Sponsored: At the intersection of economic recovery and climate plans, solar street lighting is having a moment in the sun.
June 4, 2021 by Claire Phillips