The sun is waiting to be tapped for clean, cheap energy if we can get our heads out of the sand.
Articles: Renewable Energy (1968)
“We’re fifteen to twenty years out of date in how we think about renewables,” said Dr. Eric Martinot to an audience at the first Pathways to 100% Renewables Conference held April 16 in San Francisco. “It’s not 1990 anymore.”
There is one segment of U.S. industry that ought to be cheering for expanded U.S. natural gas exports--though I doubt that its leaders will be offering their support in anything above a whisper. The renewable energy industry would benefit from higher natural gas prices.
A common refrain, from skeptics to allies alike, is that renewable energy is a great idea, but not feasible because oil, gas, and coal will always be cheaper. Leaving aside the fact that fossil fuels are a finite resource and are the primary driver behind a warming planet, is it really true that …
Community Renewable Energy is the first webinar in the new SELC series for planners, policymakers, and sharing economy change makers.
Facing limits to sun-powered renewable energy. Latest in a series.
•Small-town mayors: the cutting edge of climate action •How are communities raising serious money for green energy projects? •Is 70 Percent Renewable Power Possible? Portugal Just Did It For 3 Months •Germany's Energy Transition Experiment •London's cooking waste to fuel …
As soon as we begin using the word “farming” again, all of the implicit associations with farming begin to reemerge in our shared thoughts and language
A picture is worth a thousand words. This graph compares the price history of solar energy to conventional energy sources. The comparison is striking. This is what a disruptive technology looks like. While conventional energy prices remained pretty flat in inflation adjusted terms, the cost of …
Resilience has recently become a recurrent term in the urban design debate, predominantly in connection with climate change and natural disasters.