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Progress Toward a True-Cost Economy Now Comes From Developments in Renewable Energy

A renewable energy revolution is sweeping the planet. This revolution has profound implications because it signals that the global economy is moving to stop the growth of our human carbon footprint.

Renewable Energy: Is That Where Salvation Lies?

It’s common to read on blogs dealing with global warming that the only thing preventing renewable energy from replacing fossil fuels in short order within the U.S. is the political muscle of the fossil fuel industries.

US Crude Oil Consumption Peaked a Decade Ago

Electric vehicles (EVs) are already cheaper to run than internal combustion engine (ICE) automobiles.

How Sustainable is Stored Sunlight?

Driven by better battery technology and the disincentivization of grid-connected solar panels, off-grid solar is about to make a comeback. How sustainable is a solar PV system if energy storage is taken into account?

How Solar Can Help Nepal's Relief Efforts

Following the earthquake, Gham Power provided lights and mobile charging stations for relief workers and the displaced.

Apple, Facebook, Google progress toward a green Internet, but coal-heavy utilities stand in the way

Greenpeace report urges improved transparency from Amazon, more engagement from all major internet companies to overcome resistance to renewable energy from monopoly utilities

How Sustainable is PV Solar Power?

Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems generate "free" electricity from sunlight, but manufacturing them is an energy-intensive process.

Our Renewable Future   

How we use energy is as important as how we get it.

The Renewable Revolution

Don’t hold your breath, but future historians may look back on 2015 as the year that the renewable energy ascendancy began, the moment when the world started to move decisively away from its reliance on fossil fuels.

How Conservative Texas Took The Lead in U.S. Wind Power

Innovative government policies have helped propel Texas into the forefront of wind energy generation in the U.S. But the main impetus for the Lone Star State’s flourishing wind sector is the revenue it has generated for landowners and local communities.

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