Tag: renewable energy
Germany to shut down its last remaining nuclear reactors
Germany’s decision comes as it is trying to phase out coal, which still generates a third of its electricity, by 2038 at the latest
Red states lead U.S. in wind and solar power production, study...
Despite climate action often being frustrated by Republican leaders in Congress and at the local level, states with Republican governors and a majority of Republican state legislators are leading the nation in solar and wind.
How bioenergy causes air pollution: The dark side of renewable energy
On the ground, burning biomass contributes to many air pollution impacts.
54% of new electric-generating capacity in U.S. will be solar in...
Texas will be home to the highest amount of new solar capacity at 7.7 gigawatts, followed by California at 4.2 gigawatts.
99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace...
“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”
Largest fossil fuel plant in New York City could become nation’s...
“The repowering of Ravenswood with offshore wind is a community-driven approach to invest in a disadvantaged community and support New York in meeting its clean energy and economic goals.”
Open letter from scientists to world leaders: Stop using bioenergy from...
“The best thing for the climate and biodiversity is to leave forests standing—and biomass energy does the opposite.”
USPS announces electrification of mail truck fleet
New electric mail trucks are expected to begin servicing postal routes in late 2023.
Despite climate warnings, coal use reaching record highs in 2022: IEA
“Government policies will be key to ensuring a secure and sustainable path forward.”
Pipeline company wants to quietly expand gas shipments in the Pacific...
TC Energy’s upgrade of its GTN XPress pipeline would result in a huge increase in methane gas volumes to the region. But it would undermine climate laws already on the books.