Renewables


Ontario will waste more clean electricity due to COVID 19, engineer group says

Thursday, September 3, 2020, 6:45 AM MDT

The amount of clean electricity wasted in Ontario is expected to increase significantly this year as a result of the…

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Amazon buys 1,800 electric Mercedes vans in latest green effort

Friday, August 28, 2020, 6:36 AM MDT

Amazon.com Inc. is buying 1,800 electric delivery vans from Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz, the retailer’s biggest commitment to date to cut…

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Wind turbine behemoth plans for future by getting into hydrogen

Friday, August 28, 2020, 6:30 AM MDT

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA has one eye on the future where its wind turbines could play a key role…

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U.N. chief urges India to quickly move to clean solar power

Friday, August 28, 2020, 6:13 AM MDT

India should commit to carbon neutrality by ending fossil fuel subsidies and investing in clean solar power as it mobilizes…

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Solar panel craze leaves Australia’s grid scrambling for backup

Thursday, August 27, 2020, 6:15 AM MDT

Australians’ fervent embrace of rooftop solar is forcing the grid to become more flexible. The shift has carved out daytime…

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Green hydrogen set to be competitive with fossil fuels by 2040

Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 6:58 AM MDT

Hydrogen made from renewable power will compete on price with producing the gas from fossil fuels within two decades, according…

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A stake in one of the world’s biggest offshore wind farms is going up for sale

Friday, August 21, 2020, 7:16 AM MDT

Swedish utility Vattenfall AB plans to sell a stake in what will be one of the largest offshore wind farms…

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Advocates hope Ottawa expands, renews electric car rebate program

Friday, August 21, 2020, 6:30 AM MDT

Electric car advocates are pushing Ottawa to put more money into its zero-emission vehicle rebate program and expand it to…

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World’s biggest offshore wind farm signs deal to sell power

Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 6:33 AM MDT

A giant wind farm being developed off the coast of the U.K. will sell some of its power to energy…

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​Massive oil refiners are turning into biofuel plants in the west

Thursday, August 13, 2020, 6:37 AM MDT

The latest sign of a worldwide energy transition: Massive oil refineries across the western U.S. are being converted into biofuel…

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​Alberta eyes cleaner future as hydrogen superpower

Thursday, August 13, 2020, 6:30 AM MDT

The idea of producing cleaner-burning hydrogen to rid the world of fossil fuels is gaining traction in the unlikeliest of…

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​Wind and solar double global share of power in five years

Thursday, August 13, 2020, 6:19 AM MDT

Wind and solar energy doubled its share of the global power mix over the last five years, moving the world…

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