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Natural gas industry underestimates its potential to cut emissions

The natural gas industry can clean up its own act, which is news that comes as a surprise to industry executives, Bloomberg News…

Prominent tech companies embrace wind energy

By Terri Williams Tech giants are accustomed to being digital – and by extension, social – trendsetters. However, many tech companies are also taking the lead in renewable…

Survey indicates American attitudes shifting against coal

A new survey reflects shifting American attitudes about coal and the possibility of phasing it out of the nation’s energy generation mix,…

Record production brings renewables “within striking distance” of nuclear

U.S. clean energy installations may have lagged in 2017 compared to a record-breaking 2016, but power generation from renewables still hit its highest level ever last…

Does Bitcoin have a future in renewable energy?

The world has been on the collective edge of its seat watching to see what the ever-volatile Bitcoin will do next. Bitcoin’s value maxed out around $20,000 per coin in…

Wind industry suffers setbacks in Oklahoma

Oklahoma, which ranks second in the U.S. for installed wind power, may be withdrawing some of its support for the industry that transformed the state’s energy…

Major U.S. spirits producer signs wind power deal

Brown-Forman, the maker of Jack Daniels, Chambord and Finlandia vodka, has signed a 15-year deal with Infinity Renewables to purchase power from a Kansas wind farm,…

Renewables accounted for half of new energy additions in 2017

Renewables accounted for nearly half of all new energy capacity additions in the U.S. in 2017 and outpaced natural gas additions for the fourth time,…

World’s largest wind turbine maker adds solar, storage to portfolio

The world’s largest wind turbine maker is expanding its offerings to include solar power and batteries, Bloomberg…

Study highlights economic benefit of farming sunshine instead of tobacco

Tobacco farmers who want to increase their profits might want to consider harvesting sunlight instead, a new analysis published in Land Use Policy shows. Michigan Technological University researchers analyzed tobacco…