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Canada's Geothermal Energy Opportunity

Canada’s geothermal energy opportunity

Although many countries have been ‘slow’ to develop geothermal projects, Canada has actually been in a deep slumber, having yet to build its first geothermal power generating facility.

Renewable power plants need better planning and design

Our new energy infrastructure can be more equitable and ecologically sensitive, writes author Jared Green
EIA renewables in 2020

Renewables became second-most prevalent U.S. electricity source in 2020, per EIA

In 2020, renewables generated a record 834 billion kWh of electricity, or about 21% of all the electricity generated in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration, coming in second to natural gas...

SUN DAY says data show renewables could meet 33% of need by 2030…and maybe...

Last week, Ken Bossong of the SUN DAY campaign said that data released over the past decade by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) as well as...

Is someone you know changing the world? Nominate them for the constellation prize

The prize sheds light on how engineering can be done to promote new modes of engagement, research, development, and design that elevate the values of environmental protection, social justice, human rights, and peace.

The UK’s ‘Green Jobs Taskforce’ outlines plan to boost Britain’s green economy

he UK’s Government has been looking very closely at its green policies, cognisant that switching to low carbon technologies will boost the British economy by billions of pounds over the coming years.

Sustainable infrastructure developer, Generate Capital, raises $2B

Since 2014, Generate has built a portfolio of about $2 billion in sustainable infrastructure assets across the energy, waste, water and transport markets

SPACs offer new investment opportunities for energy industry

Much has been written and discussed in the last several months about SPACs, or special purpose acquisition companies.  What is a SPAC, and what are the possible applications of this capital raising and acquisition...

The climate crisis is a crime story

Fossil fuel companies lied for decades about climate change, and humanity is paying the price. Shouldn’t those lies be central to the public narrative? By Mark Hertsgaard Every person on Earth today is living in a...

The potential of green bonds in emerging markets

Since 2011, annual global energy transition investment (renewable energy, CCS, electrified transport, hydrogen, electrified heat, energy storage) has almost doubled, from $290b to $501b. Between 2015 and 2018, emerging markets accounted for an increasingly larger share of this investment, yet high-income economies have accounted for the majority since 2018.