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JPMorgan Chase Commits To 100% Renewable Energy By 2020 & Facilitating $200 Billion In Clean Energy Financing By 2025

 By: Joshua S. Hill Multinational banking giant JPMorgan Chase has announced it is committing to sourcing 100% of its energy needs from renewable energy by 2020 and a promise to facilitate $200 billion in clean financing through 2025. For those of us who have been covering global warming science and clean technology for a while […]

Saturday August 19th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Three Renewable Energy Numbers to Impress Your Friends With: 7, 43, 50

By: John Rodgers Next time you’re talking with a friend about the exciting things happening in our electricity sector (aren’t you always?), here are three easy numbers for remembering how we’re doing: 7, 43, and 50.  That’s: wind energy’s progress, solar energy’s growth, and the number of states making it happen. Wind’s growth = 7 Renewables […]

Thursday August 17th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Solar Power Will Exceed Thermal Output by 2027: Economic Survey

NEW DELHI: India’s renewable energy programme is proceeding at such a rapid pace that its contribution to total power generation will equal that of coal in 2026 and surpass it the following year, according to projections made in the second volume of the Economic Survey released on Friday. At present, India’s installed power capacity is […]

Tuesday August 15th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Solar Glasses Generate Solar Power

Semitransparent organic solar cells in eyeglasses to power microprocessor, example of future solar-powered mobile applications Organic solar cells are flexible, transparent, and light-weight — and can be manufactured in arbitrary shapes or colors. Thus, they are suitable for a variety of applications that cannot be realized with conventional silicon solar cells. In the Energy Technology journal, researchers […]

Sunday August 13th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

A Solar Plant in the Sahara Could Help Power the EU

A proposed solar farm in Tunisia could provide over 4 gigawatts of power for Europe. By: Avery Thompson As Europe tries to wean itself off of fossil fuels, it looks toward renewable energy like wind and solar. But many parts of Europe aren’t exactly known for their sunny weather, which limits how much clean energy […]

Friday August 11th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »