‘Colder winters caused by Arctic global warming’

A new report claims extremely cold weather in the US is caused by the heating of the Arctic

San Diego becomes home to ‘first net zero energy archive’ in US

The facility uses a photovoltaic system that produces 252kWh per year, a combination of passive systems and a vegetated stormwater management system which improves water quality

Electric school buses to power homes in Virginia

The vehicle-to-grid technology will allow the batteries of 50 electric buses in Virgina to store and inject energy onto the grid during periods of high demand

Vestas wins new wind turbine orders across the globe

The turbine manufacturer ends 2019 with a raft of new contracts in China, Russia and the USA

Scout Clean Energy secures $210 million for wind farm in USA

Money will be used to build 130MW Bitter Ridge wind farm in Indiana

Vestas wins order for 44 wind turbines in Chile

Vestas will supply Mainstream Renewable Power with the turbines for its Cerro Tigre wind farm

US invests $21m in innovative solar desalination technologies

The investment will focus on expanding access to freshwater in remote areas

Green technologies ‘accelerating in US marketplace’

Clean energy technologies are accelerating in the US. That’s according a to new report which was launched by Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. It shows a dramatic increase in deployment and a decrease in cost of four “transformational technologies”: wind turbines, solar technologies, electric vehicles (EVs) and LEDs. The report states between 2008 and 2014, onshore wind […]

US CCS industry ‘needs financial incentives’

Financial incentives are needed for the US to deploy carbon capture and storage technologies (CCS). That’s according to a report by National Coal Council (NCC) for US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz who requested it in advance of the upcoming COP21 conference. The NCC advises the US Energy Secretary on matters related to coal policy and technology. The […]

Talen Energy sells 400MW power plant

US power producer Talen Energy has sold a 399MW coal-fired power plant. It has been bought by an affiliate of Avenue Capital Group. The sale is part of a requirement to divest certain assets in Maryland to comply with a legal order when Talen Energy was established earlier this year. The asset sales to date now total […]