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Ben Paulos - June 10, 2014

The United States Midwest: A Leader in Clean Energy

A long-term commitment to energy policy in the Midwest is transforming the region’s energy system, economy, and environment. By tapping into its enormous renewable energy potential...

David Appleyard - June 06, 2014

Financing Europe’s Climate Goals

On 9 April the European Commission adopted its new rules on State Aid in the energy sector. The measure is crucial for the future development of renewables, which for the time being...

Bruce Dorminey - June 05, 2014

The Wide Appeal of Batteries for the Renewable Energy Market

Battery technology has come a long way since the days when your granddad had to periodically peek under the hood to add water to his lead-acid battery.

Meg Cichon - June 04, 2014

Can Geothermal Energy Save California’s Salton Sea?

Back in the 1950’s, the Salton Sea in Imperial Valley, California was a tourist hotspot drawing in thousands of tourists, developers and businesses looking to take advantage of the...

- May 28, 2014

Harnessing the Power of the Tides

Tidal power remains one of the great engineering challenges yet to be fully exploited in the modern world and yet it was first mooted more than a century ago. The oceans hold enormous...

David Appleyard - May 27, 2014

Securing the UK’s Offshore Lead

One of the few highlights in an otherwise relatively muted 2013 renewable energy market has been offshore wind in the UK. Furthermore, 2014 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for the...

Ucilia Wang - May 26, 2014

Regarding the Grid and Solar PV, US Utilities Are Asking ‘What Would Germany Do?’

As the world's largest solar energy market, Germany sets an example for the do's and don'ts of integrating solar into its power supply. And it has indeed put in place policy and technology...

Justin Martino - May 02, 2014

Big Questions: US Executives Ponder Current and Future US Renewable Energy Development

Utilities are putting a new focus on increasing the amount of renewable energy generation sources in their portfolio, both to provide the best service to their customers and to comply...

Jennifer Runyon - April 28, 2014

Nice Grid Offers a Glimpse into the Future for Solar PV Plus Energy Storage

On a sunny winter day in Nice, France, 40 journalists from all over the world boarded busses to tour what serves as one possible example of a future networked electricity grid. Alstom...

James Montgomery - April 24, 2014

Unlocking Solar Energy's Value as an Asset Class

Not all options are ready to step into the spotlight, though. Master limited partnerships (MLP) and real estate investment trusts (REIT) promise more attractive tax treatment than securitizations...

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