Bloomberg News Editors's Articles

- 7 hours ago

Google Invests $300 Million in SolarCity Rooftop Solar Installations

Google Inc. is making its largest bet yet on renewable energy, a $300 million investment to support at least 25,000 SolarCity Corp. rooftop power plants.

- February 25, 2015

In the Time It Takes to Read This Story, A Solar Array Will Go Up Somewhere

Solar is so cheap, the problem now is how to pay for it. Prices for panels are down more than 65 percent in five years, to less than 70 cents a watt. What's next? One word: financing...

- February 24, 2015

First Solar and SunPower Plan to Form Joint-Venture Yieldco

First Solar Inc. and SunPower Corp., the two largest U.S. solar-panel manufacturers, are planning a joint venture that will own and operate some of their projects.

- February 24, 2015

Japan Panel Considers 16 Percent Cut for Solar Feed-in Tariff

Japan is considering reducing the incentives for developers of solar power projects by as much as 16 percent to reflect lower operating and maintenance costs.

- February 23, 2015

Apple To Build Two Renewable-Powered Data Centers in Europe

Apple Inc. plans to spend 1.7 billion euros ($1.9 billion) building data centers in Ireland and Denmark in its biggest European investment, with the facilities set to run services such...

- February 23, 2015

Harvard’s Star Alumni Urge Week of Fossil Fuel Protests

Actress Natalie Portman, environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., and other high-profile Harvard University alumni are calling for demonstrations to urge divestment from fossil fuels...

- February 20, 2015

UK Coal-to-Biomass Conversion Project to Be Probed by EU

U.K. subsidies for RWE AG’s Lynemouth power plant face a European Union probe amid concerns government aid would give the company too much to convert the site from coal to biomass and...

- February 19, 2015

SolarEdge Files for $125 Million Nasdaq IPO

SolarEdge Technologies Inc., a maker of power optimizers for photovoltaic systems, filed for a $125 million initial public offering on the Nasdaq.

- February 19, 2015

Origin Energy Looks to Expand Solar on Rooftops in Sunny Australia

Origin Energy Ltd., Australia’s largest electricity retailer, plans to expand its solar business in the country amid forecasts for a fivefold increase in installations through 2030...

- February 18, 2015

Geothermal Saves Kenya $24 Million of Fuel Monthly, Says KenGen

New power-generating units at Kenya’s Olkaria I plant are saving East Africa’s biggest economy about 2.2 billion shillings ($24 million) a month on fuel costs, according to the country’s...

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