India Plans 5 Gigawatt Offshore Wind Auction In 2018

After delay of several years, India may eventually auction and allocate its first-ever offshore wind energy projects next year. The Minister for New & Renewable Energy, RK Singh, recently told media outlets that at least 5 gigawatts of offshore wind energy capacity could be auctioned in 2018. Feasibility study on …

France Preps Plans for Tidal Energy Tender

The French government has this week announced plans for new tidal power projects off the coasts of Normandy and Brittany. Speaking by video link to the Seaenergy marine renewables conference in Le Havre, Environment Minister Segolene Royal confirmed commercial tendering rounds were being prepared for two tidal zones. Renews reported …

Boone, NC Passes Historic Resolution: Ditch Fossil Fuels, Go 100% Clean Energy

With an incoming presidential administration seemingly hostile towards action on climate change, local solutions are now more important than ever. With or without Donald Trump’s help, the North Carolina municipality of Boone is calling on the whole state—and the United States at large—to encourage green jobs and transition to 100 …