The tipping point for renewable energy is nearly here – MarketWatch – MarketWatch

Renewable power is taking off around the world and fast approaching a tipping point in its development. Consider these recent developments: Recent solar-power capacity auctions have come in at record low levels, underscoring how quickly the costs of renewable energy are falling: $ 0.053/kwh in India, $ 0.035/kwh in Mexico, $ 0.024/kwh in Abu Dhabi, […]

Four-stroke engine cycle produces hydrogen from methane, captures carbon dioxide – Science Daily

When is an internal combustion engine not an internal combustion engine? When it’s been transformed into a modular reforming reactor that could make hydrogen available to power fuel cells wherever there’s a natural gas supply available. By adding a catalyst, a hydrogen separating membrane and carbon dioxide sorbent to the century-old four-stroke engine cycle, researchers […]

Where the US Uses Renewable Energy – Motley Fool

This podcast was recorded on Feb. 2, 2017. Sean O’Reilly: According to a new report from the Environmental Defense Fund’s Climate Corps Program — Taylor Muckerman: Say that one more time? O’Reilly: Environmental Defense Fund’s Climate Corps Programs. Say that five times fast. Muckerman: No, that’s all you. O’Reilly: Environmental Defense Fund’s Climate Corps Program. […]

Sandia scientist paving the way for solar energy | KRQE News 13 – KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A local scientists is paving the way when it comes to solar energy. He is hoping we could soon see the technology developed at Sandia Labs in Albuquerque homes. It is a growing field. “It works by getting sunlight in and turning it into electricity,” Murat Okandan, mPower CEO said. Scientist […]

UPS to spend $18M to install 26000 new solar panels – Computerworld

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Lack of transparency over green energy subsidies 'shambolic', say … – The Guardian

Renewable energy subsidies such as the feed-in tariff for solar power are ultimately paid by consumers through levies on energy bills. Photograph: Andrew Aitchison/In Pictures/Corbis/Getty Images MPs have criticised ministers for their “shambolic” failure to regularly spell out the impact of government green policies on household energy bills. The Commons public accounts committee said the […]

Gadkari attempts to woo Goa voters with 'green fuel' – Times of India

PANAJI: In run-up to Goa assembly elections, the BJP on Thursday tried to woo the farming and fishing communities through various measures to boost their economic status. “The farmers in India would be producing fuel from the remains of farm products. The fuel thus generated would be green and cost effective,” Union minister and BJP’s […]

Fossil-Fuel Fan Trump Can't Stop Green Energy's Progress – Inc.com

The bad news for green energy entrepreneurs? President Trump seems to side with the dinosaurs: He’s a fossil-fuel guy. Nowhere in his published plan for his first 100 days in office do the words “wind” or “solar” appear. Not once. The good news, according to business owners and policy experts? The green energy revolution is […]

Iowa power company attempting to generate its own solar energy – KETV Omaha

WOODBINE, Iowa — Just north of Omaha in Woodbine, Iowa, a power company is trying something new: generating its own solar energy. Advertisement The government touts the renewable-energy benefits of solar power. One thing that’s not talked about too much is the energy independence panels can bring rural power companies. “We think it’s doing really […]