BREAKING: DC is one step closer to 100% renewable energy by 2032

The Washington DC City Council’s second approval will send its landmark clean energy bill to the mayor.

Corporate solar procurement knocks it out of the park in 2018

According to Rocky Mountain Institute corporations have signed contracts for 2.8 GW of solar in the United States this year, a gigawatt more than the deals signed in all previous years combined.

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Not for lack of ideas: an interview with NREL’s Dr. Peter Green

In this interview pv magazine talks with the chief research officer at the United States’ foremost clean energy laboratory about the work that NREL has been doing, and what to expect for the future of electricity and transportation.

Green New What?

A poll by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication found strong bipartisan support for the concept of a Green New Deal, with 81% of voters in support. But 82% did not know that this policy is being proposed.

New York Governor Cuomo calls for 100% carbon-neutral electricity by 2040 via Green New Deal

Cuomo is stealing the Sunrise Movement’s thunder, and could one-up California.

Will gas outpace wind and solar installations this year?

The latest analyses by both IHS Markit and Wood Mackenzie suggest that the capacity of new gas plants coming online this year will be slightly larger than the combination of wind and solar, for the first time in five years.

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From the editor: Manchin appointment shows Democratic Party leaders’ true colors

The appointment of Joe Manchin to lead Democrats on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee could put a brake on any meaningful climate and energy policies at the federal level for the foreseeable future.

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35 members of Congress support 100% renewable energy, Green New Deal

Sunrise Movement has racked up impressive support in its final push before Congress retires for the year, but it is not clear that this will be enough.

Tariffs bite the Q3 solar market

Wood Mackenzie and SEIA’s latest Solar Market Insight report shows a big fall in utility-scale project completions from July through the end of September, but the promise of a massive fourth quarter.

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Maine regulators reverse gross metering decision for mid-sized, large customers

The PUC appointed by Governor LePage has undone its regressive solar policy for a portion of customers, after being confronted with evidence that it was imposing costs on all ratepayers.

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