Renewables


​Next U.S. solar fight may put state subsidies in federal hands

Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 6:30 AM MDT

A battle over whether appointees of President Donald Trump should start regulating state incentives for rooftop solar panels threatens to…

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​Hot U.S. solar market fizzles, an unlikely oil-bust casualty

Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 6:53 AM MDT

The oil crash is yanking the rug out from under the hottest U.S. solar market.Developers including 8minute Solar Energy have…

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​China’s great energy shift sets mega hybrid plants in motion

Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 6:47 AM MDT

In China’s latest efforts to pit renewable energy against fossil fuels, it is again betting on size.Resources such as wind…

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​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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