Geothermal

Are we finally in the death-throes of the fossil fuel era?

A new eye-catching report put together by London-based think tank Carbon Tracker, shows that we might’ve finally left fossil fuels in the ground for good by 2035.
DISTRIBUTECH International

DISTRIBUTECH International announces Host Utility, partnerships to support navigation of the energy transition

DISTRIBUTECH International, the leading annual transmission and distribution event, is pleased to announce its Host Utility Oncor, as well as partnerships with the California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA), Forth, Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC)...

US DOE announces $12 Million for enhanced geothermal technology improvement

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) last week announced up to $12 million for technologies that can make geothermal systems more efficient for clean, renewable energy production. The funding is designed to help scientists...
Wind Turbine with Sky and Trees

The US electric power sector is halfway to zero carbon emissions

By Bentham Paulos, Dev Millstein, Joseph Rand, and Ryan Wiser, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Renewable energy’s rapid growth is accelerating a national shift to a carbon-free electric power system. So far 17 states plus Washington, D.C.,...

FERC clarifies how it will treat carbon pricing in organized wholesale markets

Wholesale market rules incorporating a state-determined carbon price can fall within the Commission’s jurisdiction
Stocks

Clean energy stock deflation and Biden’s infrastructure plan

Last month saw buying opportunities in some clean energy stocks as the bubble created from the euphoria over Biden’s election vanished as if it never happened. Clean energy stocks have simply returned to the general upward trendline...

Energy jobs are key to economic recovery from the pandemic

Energy workers are paid more, their jobs came back more quickly, and they have greater growth opportunities than almost any other sector, new report finds. Putting people to work in the energy industry will reap...
EPM

EPM to offset 2 million tons of CO2 with auction of Emission Reduction Certificates

Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) in Colombia will hold a public auction to sell 2 million certificates of carbon credits from three hydroelectric plants and one wind farm. According to BNamericas, the credits will come...

Jigar Shah to head up U.S. DOE loan programs office

Longtime renewable energy expert and founder of Generate Capital, Jigar Shah, has been appointed to head up the Loan Programs Office (LPO) of the US Department of Energy (DOE).   According to the website, LPO...

A deeper dive into BP and Chevron’s backing of a Canada-based geothermal startup

by Jane Marsh, Blogger Renewable energy businesses can be promising investments for larger companies looking to improve their carbon footprints. Sometimes, what some might assume to be the least likely investors will pour funds into...