Renewables


​Buffett-backed solar plant near Las Vegas gets greenlight

Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 6:55 AM MDT

The Trump administration on Monday approved the largest solar installation in U.S. history, giving its blessing to a Berkshire Hathaway…

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​TransAlta reports $27M first quarter profit compared with a loss a year ago

Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 6:31 AM MDT

TransAlta Corp. earned a profit of $27 million in its latest quarter compared with a loss a year ago, helped…

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​Future warming arriving earlier than expected, study finds

Monday, May 11, 2020, 6:39 AM MDT

Climate scientists have previously warned that a lethal combination of heat and humidity will make currently inhabited parts of the…

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​Australia plots path to hydrogen exports

Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 6:37 AM MDT

Australia is backing its ambitions to become a world leader in hydrogen exports with a A$300 million ($192 million) fund…

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​Oil giant Total targets carbon neutrality in 2050

Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 6:15 AM MDT

Total SA set out bolder commitments to eliminate most of its carbon emissions by 2050, while curbing spending on oil…

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​Oil giants haven’t completely forgotten about climate amid crash

Monday, May 4, 2020, 6:46 AM MDT

Exxon Mobil Corporation and Chevron Corporation may be feeling the fallout of a historic oil-price crash amid the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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​Renewables are the only winners in historic decline in energy demand

Thursday, April 30, 2020, 6:42 AM MDT

The coronavirus lockdown will cause the biggest drop in energy demand in history, with only renewables managing to increase output…

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​Curtain lowers on nuke plant a stone's throw from Manhattan

Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 11:38 AM MDT

With the push of a red button, one of the two operating reactors at an aging nuclear plant serving millions…

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​China moves to harness tides for power with Wuhan-made turbine

Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 7:11 AM MDT

A tidal-stream turbine with a diameter bigger than the length of a tractor trailer was installed in China for a…

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​The pandemic is accelerating coal’s demise

Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 6:34 AM MDT

You can add coal to the list of global commodities struggling during the pandemic. Prices haven’t yet turned negative (like…

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​Solar and wind cheapest sources of power in most of the world

Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 6:24 AM MDT

Solar and onshore wind power are now the cheapest new sources of electricity in at least two-thirds of the world’s…

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​Oil slump may no longer be a curse for renewable energy

Monday, April 27, 2020, 6:14 AM MDT

Low oil prices are usually a curse for green energy, but this time might be different.The collapse of the crude…

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