Renewables


​Energy innovation spend needs to triple by 2030 to hit climate goals

Thursday, July 2, 2020, 6:25 AM MDT

Government spending to develop clean energy technologies needs to triple this decade in order to prevent the worst effects of…

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U.S. ​house Democrats will call for 100% clean cars by 2035

Monday, June 29, 2020, 6:27 AM MDT

House Democrats on Tuesday will issue an ambitious plan to combat climate change, a move intended to reassure their base…

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​Hundreds of Dutch farmers sign $560 million wind-farm deal

Monday, June 29, 2020, 6:23 AM MDT

A collective of more than 200 farmers in a rural part of the Netherlands got financing to build one of…

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​Solar-power costs falling even faster than expected due to virus

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 6:41 AM MDT

The cost of U.S. solar power is dropping faster than expected as the coronavirus stifles demand, according to a report…

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​Big Oil’s long bet on hydrogen offers a climate lifeline

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 6:35 AM MDT

On particularly cold winter days, the vast majority of the U.K.’s energy comes from burning natural gas. That arrangement will…

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​Saskatchewan to develop plan around small modular nuclear reactors

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 6:13 AM MDT

Saskatchewan is taking another step in its march to bring small modular nuclear technology to the province.The Ministry of Environment…

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​Third phase to make Capital Power's Whitla Wind project Alberta's largest

Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 11:26 AM MDT

Capital Power Corp. says a $92-million expansion of its Whitla Wind power facility in southern Alberta will make it the…

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​An influx of stimulus cash could turn green tech into a nightmare

Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 6:32 AM MDT

Green industries are about to be flooded with billions from governments eager to simultaneously stimulate economies and fight climate change.These…

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​Electric car charging stations are finally about to take off

Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 6:24 AM MDT

The electric vehicle sector has been stuck for years with a chicken-and-egg problem. Until there were extensive networks of public…

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Renewable-energy spending will surpass oil and gas for the first time ever in 2021: Goldman Sachs

Thursday, June 18, 2020, 7 AM MDT

Spending on renewable power is set to overtake oil and gas drilling for the first time next year as clean…

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​The electric car battery boom has screeched to a halt, for now

Thursday, June 18, 2020, 6:40 AM MDT

Three decades of advances took lithium-ion batteries from powering handheld Sony camcorders to propelling Tesla’s popular electric vehicles. The rapid…

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​Tesla strikes deal to buy cobalt from Glencore for EV plants

Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 7:03 AM MDT

Tesla Inc. will buy cobalt from Glencore plc, the world’s biggest miner of the metal, as the carmaker looks to…

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