The Forgotten Renewable: Geothermal Energy Production Heats Up

Three and a half hours east of Los Angeles lies the Salton Sea, a manmade oasis in the heart of the Mojave Desert. It was created in 1905, when a canal broke and the Colorado River flooded the desert for more than a year. The Sea became a tourist hotspot …

Report: EU Renewables Beat Coal Power for the First Time

New EU renewables generation increased sharply in 2017, but the lion’s share of these gains were shouldered by the UK and Germany, demonstrating the “uneven” nature of energy sector decarbonisation across Europe. That was the main conclusion of a new analysis by think tank Sandbag, which details how new wind, …

Sustainable Scholars: Cambridge University Installs New Solar Array

Cambridge University is burnishing its sustainability credentials with the installation of a new solar array to provide clean power for a development of homes and academic buildings on the campus, it said this week. The University of Cambridge’s 150-hectare North West Cambridge Development will provide 1,500 affordable homes for university …

Green Tech Will Be Everywhere in 2018: Politics Cannot Stop the Revolution

In 2017, clean power gathered unprecedented momentum. Multiple automakers launched entire families of electric vehicles (EVs), including the most exciting one yet, Tesla’s Model 3. With climate change problems mounting, national and local governments are pushing for more renewable energy and an end to fossil-fueled cars — despite hostile moves in …

‘Ambitious’ Ventient Energy Launches into UK Wind Energy Market

The UK wind energy market has today greeted a major new player thanks to the official launch of Ventient Energy Ltd, the new company created from the consolidation of three of the country’s largest wind energy portfolios. The company was formed from the combination of the Zephyr portfolio of 15 …

Report: Global Switch to 100 Per Cent Renewable Electricity Both Feasible and Cheaper than...

Renewables combined with energy storage technologies could generate enough secure power to cover the world’s entire electricity demand by 2050 while proving cheaper than the current fossil-fuel dominated system, according to a “ground-breaking” new study published today. Launched at the COP23 UN climate summit in Bonn this afternoon and using …

National Grid Declares 2017 ‘Greenest Summer Ever’

August and September may have seemed like a bit of a washout for those hoping to enjoy a scorching end to the summer, but green energy enthusiasts will be toasting a successful end to the season today with news 2017 was the ‘greenest’ summer on record. According to new data …