Tag: renewable resources

News and Policies, State

Massachusetts mayor says access to cheap gas not worth the cost to climate

July 9, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

A Massachusetts mayor is siding with safety and environmental groups in a pipeline debate that’s pitting climate fears against local economic concerns. Holyoke, Massachusetts’ municipal utility has halted new natural gas hookups because it can’t meet growing demand under existing […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

A Look at Chevron’s Dip Into Clean Energy Investing

January 30, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Oil and gas majors are starting to seriously consider — or, at least, consider — the threat the energy transition presents to their core business. While no major has made investments in clean energy that come close to rivaling the […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Organic Valley launches community solar partnership to be 100 percent renewably powered by 2019

October 25, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

LA FARGE, Wis., Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Organic Valley, America’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, today announced a first-of-its-kind community partnership that will enable Organic Valley to become the largest food company in the […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Viewing where energy goes may bring scientists closer to realizing nuclear fusion

January 19, 2016

Via: Revolution Green

The team, led by scientists and engineers at the University of California, San Diego and General Atomics, developed a new technique to “see” where energy is delivered during a process called fast ignition, which is an approach to initiate nuclear […]

Energy Economics

Abengoa Creditors Agree on a New 106 Million-Euro Loan

December 29, 2015

Via: Renewable Energy News

Abengoa SA creditors, including Banco Santander SA and HSBC Holdings Plc, have reached a final agreement to provide the troubled renewable energy company with a 106 million-euro ($116 million) credit line to help it pay workers’ salaries and suppliers. Lenders […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

New Program Aims To Give Low Income Families Access To Clean Energy & Efficiency

October 13, 2015


Source photo In June, RMI—along with its partner organizations—launched eLab Leap in New York to identify the unmet needs and create solutions that empower and improve the lives of low-income communities and households in a clean energy future. Old colorful […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

State Of The Plug-In Electric Vehicle Market, October 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

October 9, 2015

Via: Energy Manager Today

2015 plug-in electric vehicle sales continue to lag. In this latest update to the State of the Electric Vehicle Market Infographic, we look at various facets of the U.S. market: Monthly sales, cumulative sales, market share broken down by model, […]

Renewable Energy, State

California governor signs 50% renewables pledge into law

October 9, 2015


California governor Jerry Brown has put the final rubber stamp on “landmark” legislation that mandates that 50% of the state’s electricity is from renewable sources, along with a raft of other measures aimed at meeting climate goals. The governor signed […]