Solar

An interview with Matt Langer, COO of Clean Power Alliance Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) started in Massachusetts over 20 years ago, giving a small number of coastal communities a measure of freedom to choose their power sources by pooling their electricity requirements. Today, CCAs serve millions of customers in seven states. CCA offerings largely reflect...
Wind Power

Many climate scientists warn that if we don’t change course the planet will warm by as much as 6 degrees Celsius, according to an article prepared by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. If that happens, the World Bank Group predicts there will be more than 100 million climate refugees by 2050.  Capitalism and Climate Firmly rooted...
Solar

The recently announced partnership between Helios Energy and the Ministry of Innovative Development Uzbekistan, underlines the country’s ambitious aims to generate a quarter of all electricity from renewable sources by 2030. The country’s transformation, led by president Shavkat Mirziyoyev, serves as an example for how Lower Middle Income Countries (LMICs) can not only be part...
Event Coverage

Just months ahead of the Energy and Climate Package, Europe is at a pivotal moment in its energy strategy. Since 2005, most European countries have entered a transition process where renewable energy is one of the main pillars. Within this configuration, the network has become the backbone of an electrical system that aims, ultimately, to be carbon...
Solar

It’s hard to believe the 2020 election season is upon us already, but sure enough, candidates are on the campaign trail, dominating the news. Beyond the politics and the soundbites, however, is an interesting trend. It may come as no surprise that Americans are more polarized on political issues than ever before, but there’s one...
Solar

On the eve of the September UN Climate Action Summit, young women and men around the world mobilized by the millions and told global leaders: “You are failing us”.  They are right. Global emissions are increasing.  Temperatures are rising.  The consequences for oceans, forests, weather patterns, biodiversity, food production, water, jobs and, ultimately, lives, are...
Wind Power

Decarbonizing the globe is an imperative to help planet Earth continue to thrive. The world has almost doubled its energy consumption since 1980 — much of that met by fossil fuel-based energy — putting interest in renewable energy sources at an all-time high today. Hydropower, wind, solar, geothermal, wave & tidal energy — these key...