Government and private funding – we need both for the energy transition

These days, companies and governments alike are making commitments to net zero emissions. While commitments are good, making progress requires investment. That means putting money on deploying existing technology in the near term, while continuing to fund innovation to deliver cost-effective approaches in the future.

90 MW community solar plus energy storage to be completed in New York by 2025

This week, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced plans to help local governments and state agencies build 40 distributed solar systems that will bring renewable energy...

New Sustainable Energy Factbook shows 2020 was ‘blockbuster’ year for renewables in America

Faced with COVID-19 pandemic and sharp economic contraction, the U.S. clean energy sectors showed strong resilience in 2020, continuing a decade-long growth trend, BloombergNEF...

Commentary: I’ve had it up to here. Fire the climate leaders now!

The Texas governor is calling for the resignation of ERCOT leaders in the wake of the frigid temps and subsequent blackouts that ensued. Dangerous...

Madison Gas and Electric seeks approval to invest in solar and storage

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE), in partnership with We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service (WPS), subsidiaries of WEC Energy Group, is seeking approval from...

Pumped storage hydro, utility-scale batteries return about 80% of the electricity they store

Pumped-storage hydroelectric facilities in the U.S. operated with an average monthly round-trip efficiency of 79%, and the utility-scale battery fleet operated at 82%, according...

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