US Targets 30,000 Megawatts Of Offshore Wind, and How We Get There

The Biden administration has just set a goal of 30.000 megawatts of US offshore wind by 2030. and that’s got me thinking about the pieces that need to come together to make that possible. And there sure are a lot of them. The good news is that there’s positive movement with a …

Dozens of US cities are banning natural gas hookups in new buildings

A fight over legislation banning gas hookups in new buildings is exploding across the country, a Seattle Times and InsideClimate News joint investigation found. In the summer of 2019., Berkley, California, became the first city in the country to ban natural gas hookups in new building construction. Now, 42 cities in California have passed …

Hurricane Michael Caused 1.7 Million Electricity Outages Across US

Customers across six south-eastern states were significantly affected by the storm. Hurricane Michael caused 1.7 million electricity outages in the south-eastern US. That’s according to new statistics from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), which says the customers affected were spread across six states as the storm hit Florida on Wednesday, the …

Global Carbon Emissions Set to Rise for First Time in Four Years

After years of flat growth, global carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise again in 2017 to hit a record high, according to new data that seriously threatens international efforts to avert dangerous global warming. The Global Carbon Project’s 12th annual report unveiled this morning at the UN climate summit …

Biogas Cost Reductions to Boost Sustainable Transport

While most people will identify electric vehicles as a sustainable form of transport, particularly when paired with renewable electricity generation, biogas also holds great potential to substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector. “In the global pursuit for sustainable transport, biogas represents a great opportunity for countries to …

G20 Reaffirms Climate Commitment and Energy Collaboration at China Summit

Climate change and energy cooperation were high on the agenda at the meeting of the world’s major advanced and emerging economies in Hangzhou, China, from 4-5 September 2016. The Group of 20 (G20) reiterated their commitment to sustainable development, strong and effective support and actions to address climate change. In …