Renewables


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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Hydro One reports $1.1B Q2 profit boosted by one time gain due to court ruling

Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 6:43 AM MDT

Hydro One Ltd. reported a second-quarter profit of $1.1 billion, boosted by a one-time gain related to a court decision.…

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​Hydrogen cars a step closer in Sydney after Hyundai supply deal

Monday, August 10, 2020, 6:50 AM MDT

Hydrogen-powered vehicles could soon be more common on the streets of Australia’s biggest city after Hyundai Motor Co. reached a…

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​Equinor’s new CEO pledges to speed shift to renewables from oil

Monday, August 10, 2020, 6:31 AM MDT

Equinor ASA’s new boss plans to boost renewable-energy spending targets with the aim of making the Norwegian state-controlled oil giant…

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BP cuts dividend as virus hastens moves to curb oil output

Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 7:11 AM MDT

BP Plc slashed its dividend for the first time in a decade and set out new targets to accelerate its…

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