Renewable Energy

More opposition to big SoCal solar project


A diverse coalition of businesses, scientists, environmentalists and former agency officials signed a petition letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposing the proposed 358-megawatt Soda Mountain Solar project and seeking to preserve the land near the Mojave National Preserve, E&E reports.

Toshiba working on clean hydrogen generating system

The Wall Street Journal

H2One, a hydrogen fuel cell generating system that uses a solar panel and doesn’t generate any carbon emissions, will be rolled out by Toshiba Corp. this year, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Impact of Ohio renewables freeze: 'Out of state' or 'out of business'

The Columbus Dispatch

The freezing of Ohio’s renewable energy targets last year means solar companies are either “going out of state or going out of business,” an executive told The Columbus Dispatch.

Hawaii ground zero for solar battle

The New York Times

Utilities and solar companies are battling in Hawaii over pricing and grid connections for solar power, The New York Times reports.

Release event for China renewable energy report

Washington, April 20, 2015, 10:30 am

Resources for the Future to host release event for a new report, "China 2050 High Renewable Energy Penetration Scenario Roadmap Study, conducted by the China National Renewable Energy Centre.

Renewables power European power market


Europe's power market is getting a charge from renewable energy, Reuters reports.

Automakers trying again to push hydrogen cars

The New York Times

Automakers including Hyundai are coming out with new models of cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells, The New York Times reports.

Another round in Maine fight over solar proposals

Portland Press Herald

Officials from two local communities were among those to support measures backing solar power development in Maine, while utilities and state officials expressed concern, the Portland Press Herald reports.

Solar to enable Minn. college to go carbon neutral


Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. says in two years time, it will offset all of its electricity use with solar generation and go carbon neutral, the StarTribune reports.

Wind power, wind jobs soared in 2014: AWEA

The Denver Post

The amount of new wind power – nearly 4,900 megawatts worth – quadrupled last year, compared to 2013, according to the American Wind Energy Association, which said that Colorado added the most jobs in the sector, The Denver Post reports.


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