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How three cities, Cupertino, Orlando and Boston, are using their communities, new technology and buildings to fight the effects of climate change.
January 24, 2023 by Hannah Greinetz
In 2014, Vermont’s largest city became the first in the U.S. to be 100 percent powered by renewable energy. What’s happened since then?
August 31, 2022 by Sasha Weilbaker
The startup is answering the question: What's holding potential customers back?
August 24, 2022 by Jill Cliburn
An interview with CCSA chief executive and co-founder Jeff Cramer on accelerating community solar through business models and policies.
August 12, 2022 by Jill Cliburn
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
The back story of Philadelphia's plan to build a 70-megawatt plant that will power up to 22 percent of its municipal government.
March 14, 2019 by Adam Agalloco
The state has made major progress in its shift from oil to renewables but there’s still a lot to be done, according to a new report analyzing its ongoing transition.
April 23, 2018 by Katie Fehrenbacher
There still may be some room for collaboration between Hawaii and Washington.
June 30, 2017 by Peter Asmus
Recently, U.S. facilities have begun to offer large-scale renewable energy options to customers. Here, a closer look at the rapid scale-up.
May 24, 2017 by Letha Tawney
With the state aggressively lowering its reliance on oil production thanks to advances in renewables, more growth from wind and solar power will require modern power grid infrastructure.
May 2, 2017 by John Licata
GRID Alternatives brings solar energy to low-income households by using volunteers to cut labor costs. I joined the volunteer crew at VERGE 16.
September 20, 2016 by Barbara Grady
10Power, Sigora Haiti and Greenlight Planet offer lessons from bringing electricity to Haiti, India and sub-Saharan Africa.
September 19, 2016 by Barbara Grady
Solar is at a pivotal point: How many people will get access? Enter Michelle Moore and Groundswell.
September 15, 2016 by Lauren Hepler
What produces food also can produce energy. This paradise state of lush vegetation and sunshine is full of startups trying to cultivate both.
June 13, 2016 by Barbara Grady
SunPower hopes its turnkey commercial solar product will reduce installation bottlenecks. Bed Bath & Beyond is an early customer.
October 28, 2015 by Barbara Grady
Engineers from SunPower, PrimoWind, All Power Labs, PG&E and Spirae built a renewably-powered microgrid to supply all the electricity the VERGE 2015 conference will need.
October 27, 2015 by Barbara Grady
We check in with startups who presented at our VERGE Accelerate pitch contest, including winners Strawberry Energy and XL Hybrids.
October 13, 2015 by Barbara Grady
A new study suggests that dry-cooled, concentrated solar in the built environment could be the next wave in harvesting the sun’s energy.
March 23, 2015 by Bobby Magill
Chicago's CSO describes the Windy City's comprehensive strategy for improving sustainability and resilience.
March 11, 2015 by Mike Hower
The sun-drenched South invites the solar PV to make itself at home, preferably before federal subsidies might expire in 2016.
March 5, 2015 by Bobby Magill
See how the combined strengths of governments, businesses and non-profits are addressing some of the world’s social and environmental problems.
March 4, 2015 by Mike Hower
Cities can play a key role in advancing renewable energy — as long as it's affordable in the long-term.
January 9, 2015 by Jahi Wise