Renewables


​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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​Amazon is spending $10 million to expand forests and capture carbon

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 6:42 AM MDT

Amazon.com Inc. said it will contribute $10 million to help conserve forests in the northeastern U.S. in an effort capture…

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​Citi vows to stop working with thermal coal-mining companies

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 6:37 AM MDT

Citigroup Inc. will stop providing financial services to thermal coal-mining companies over the next 10 years to help accelerate the…

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​Smog-free skies allow Germany to break record for solar power

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 6:30 AM MDT

Germany’s solar panels produced record amounts of electricity, exacerbating market forces that were already hammering the profitability of the country’s…

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​Coronavirus seen slowing, not stopping green-energy jobs boom

Monday, April 20, 2020, 6:47 AM MDT

The renewable-energy industry could create more than a million jobs a year if countries invest enough to meet their target…

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​Electric vehicles buoyed by a backlog and fresh air

Friday, April 17, 2020, 6:53 AM MDT

As COVID-19 crunches car sales globally, a backlog of orders have helped electric vehicles maintain momentum in much of the…

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​Wind turbine factories struggle to get parts in virus lockdown

Friday, April 17, 2020, 6:45 AM MDT

Wind turbine makers are finding it increasingly difficult to get the parts they need to build their machines, snarling progress…

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​Shell sets bolder emissions goal even as virus hits oil

Thursday, April 16, 2020, 6:44 AM MDT

Royal Dutch Shell plc plans to eliminate all net emissions from its own operations and the bulk of greenhouse gases…

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​Oil price crash threatens green transition, IEA warns

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 6:39 AM MDT

The pain felt by Big Oil from the coronavirus-led plunge in demand may derail global efforts to cut pollution, the…

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​Japan revises down emission figures cut by renewables, nuclear

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 6:34 AM MDT

Japan revised lower its latest greenhouse gas emissions figures, which it had already reported as the least since records began…

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