renewable energy

Eskom Waiting for Government on 3,000 Megawatt Gas-Fired Plant

Eskom Waiting for Government on 3,000 Megawatt Gas-Fired Plant

South Africa’s Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. is making preparations for a 3,000-megawatt gas-fired plant, but the debt-stricken utility is still awaiting formal guidelines from the government before it can
Google Goes Green With Others Helping to Foot the Bill

Google Goes Green With Others Helping to Foot the Bill

Secret negotiations and dubious studies undermine the company’s vow to take responsibility for its carbon footprint.
Senate to Take Up Bill Boosting Climate R&D, Avoid Mandates

Senate to Take Up Bill Boosting Climate R&D, Avoid Mandates

Legislation that could get a U.S. Senate vote as soon as next week aims to boost energy storage technology as well as nuclear and renewable power -- but avoids more aggressive steps to fight climate
ECB’s Schnabel Urges Patience on Inflation Amid Strategy Debate

ECB’s Schnabel Urges Patience on Inflation Amid Strategy Debate

Two weeks before the European Central Bank’s next meeting may continue discussions on its inflation goal, Executive Board member Isabel Schnabel is urging greater patience in bringing price growth
Supreme Court Seems Ready to Back Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permit

Supreme Court Seems Ready to Back Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permit

A majority of U.S. Supreme Court justices seemed supportive of a crucial permit for Dominion Energy Inc.’s planned $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline, suggesting the Forest Service acted lawfully by
Getting privatisation undone puts centre-left in good shape in Hamburg

Getting privatisation undone puts centre-left in good shape in Hamburg

Losing 2013 plebiscite on buying back utility grid appears to have enhanced SPD’s local prospectsAs with Brexit in Britain, the outcome of a referendum in Hamburg came as a blow to the establishment.

This Startup Aims to Be the Airbnb of Renewable Energy Sharing

The idea is simple—use renewables and batteries, as much as you need. And when we don’t use them, we get remunerated for the provided energy.
Bio-electronic device can produce electricity using nothing but humidity

Bio-electronic device can produce electricity using nothing but humidity

Can produce power for about 20 hours each day and will work indoors and at night.
What is preventing the adoption of renewable energy in rural India, and how to fix it?

What is preventing the adoption of renewable energy in rural India, and how to fix it?

Policy, technology, finance, and data have to talk to each other.
Want Unlimited Clean Energy? Just Drill the World's Hottest Well

Want Unlimited Clean Energy? Just Drill the World's Hottest Well

An engineering team bored 2 miles into hot rock without causing major earthquakes—a good sign for harnessing the Earth's heat as a power source.
Sumant Sinha on the jobs that will define India’s future

Sumant Sinha on the jobs that will define India’s future

Machines that generate renewable energy also produce a lot of something else: data.

Rain may soon be an effective source of renewable energy

There have been numerous attempt to generate electricity using rain, but this may be one of the more effective solutions yet. Researchers have developed a generator that uses a field-effect
India needs nearly 30 times more solar power to phase out coal jobs
This Renewable Energy Device Powers 100 LEDs with a Single Drop of Water

This Renewable Energy Device Powers 100 LEDs with a Single Drop of Water

What if an umbrella could charge your phone? By tweaking well-known principles, scientists have created a highly efficient generator that can pump out lots of renewable energy with just a bit of
Trump Withholding $823 Million for Clean Energy, Democrats Say

Trump Withholding $823 Million for Clean Energy, Democrats Say

The Trump administration is withholding nearly a billion dollars for a clean energy program it has unsuccessfully tried to cut, congressional Democrats said Wednesday, raising the specter of political
What Does Boris Johnson Really Think About Climate Change?

What Does Boris Johnson Really Think About Climate Change?

While his inner circle is full of activists, his past statements are all over the place.
Variant of photovoltaic power could generate 24 hours a day

Variant of photovoltaic power could generate 24 hours a day

It's much less efficient than photovoltaics, but it works around the clock.
The U.S. May Soon Have the World's Oldest Nuclear Power Plants

The U.S. May Soon Have the World's Oldest Nuclear Power Plants

Neighbors and scientists are worried, but operators argue there’s no better way to provide carbon-free energy.
South Africa Envisions New Entity to Generate Electricity and Rival Eskom

South Africa Envisions New Entity to Generate Electricity and Rival Eskom

South Africa should establish a new entity that would generate electricity and reduce the nation’s reliance on state utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede
Ofgem sets out nine-point plan to prioritise climate crisis

Ofgem sets out nine-point plan to prioritise climate crisis

Regulator aims to support investment in low-carbon technology while protecting households from price risesBritain’s energy regulator has said it will change how it governs the industry to help meet