In Oregon, Illinois, an old farmhouse just outside of town is a hotbed of alternative energy. It’s primarily heated by wood and they have a wind generator, although it’s mainly used for educational purposes.
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Total SA bought a French operator of car-charging points, adding to its electricity investments as oil companies prepare for an influx of low-emission cars.
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Indiana consumer advocates are split over a solar proposal that would boost clean energy in the state but at a high cost-per-kilowatt to customers.
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The best place to generate cash from a solar farm in the U.S. isn’t California or sunny Florida — it’s Long Island.
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Duke energy issued a fact sheet on Thursday, September 20 outlining the damages that Hurricane Florence caused to the 3,500 MW (3.5 GW) of solar capacity connected to the Duke Energy system in North Carolina.
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This week industry association Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) noted that while EV adoption is still small, its growth rate is accelerating. As a result of this accelerating growth rate, public utility commissions (PUCs) are finding EVs on the agenda at their meetings.
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This week, EVgo, a provider of public electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations in the U.S., said it was accelerating the pace at which it is constructing fast chargers and will add hundreds of EVgo fast chargers in California before the end of 2018.
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According to the latest edition of Lawrence Berkley National Lab’s (LBNL’s) “Tracking the Sun” report, the median installed price for a solar PV system in the first part of 2018 was $2.2/W for a large non-residential system (up to 5 MW in capacity), representing a 5 percent decline over the previous period.
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A new roadmap for the future of Ohio’s electric grid can benefit all types of interest groups, but the next few years will be critical for the plan to achieve its goals.
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According to energy expert, Amory Lovins, CEO of the Rocky Mountain Institute, the energy industry has vastly misunderstood the scope of the energy efficiency resource. Lovins claims that it’s design, not technology that can achieve incredibly energy efficiency gains. Using his own home in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Lovins shows how simple changes in design have allow him to grow banana crops using only natural sunlight and reduce the amount of energy he uses significantly.
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