Indonesia: Geothermal Power
An Indonesian geothermal power project advances with a US investment of $254 million
An Indonesian geothermal power project advances with a US investment of $254 million
There is no Amazon, Apple, Facebook or Google in the US energy industry and here's why this is a problem
A close look at a Florida electric utility bill reveals a lot about politics in the state capital.
Two electric-powered taxis are working NYC streets, out of a 50,000 for-hire vehicles
£460 million in UK Green Bank funds go into two offshore wind projects still in development, rather than to in-use facilities
Fare-beating soars on the Henry Hudson Bridge
The unfinished epic of bringing a new clean energy invention to market
Climate scientist Michael Mann is the man on the front lines of the carbon wars
Rave review for an 8-part TV series on climate change, starting April 18
Calling climate change-linked global health risks an 'emergency', the British Medical Journal calls for taking responsibility & taking action
What drives economists nuts when calculating the costs of climate change as part of global policy making?
Here's a new website about the science of ocean acidification, because what happens in the water doesn't stay there
Minnesota regulators order utility to be prepared to purchase power from new solar arrays if prices are competitive with natural gas-fueled plants
Solar-powered drones are Facebook's vision for delivering tomorrow's Internet
A short picture history of glass houses and a reminder that we don't know how to occupy them eco-responsibly
Discover where America's wind farms have been built since 1975
Urban energy benchmarking laws hold the promise of improving building energy code compliance, finds IMT report
Michael Mann researches the differences between regular, long term temperature fluctuations in the northern hemisphere and climate change signals (Note: Abstract is free, but full paper is not)
The story of one target of a climate-deniers' hate mail campaign
Five answers about why the new AAAS climate science public outreach campaign could succeed
Investment analysts see bright prospects for global growth of microgrids
It's a bad move for states to ban direct sales of Teslas to consumers, says the New York Times
Using data for 45 state energy efficiency programs utilities spend two cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) of power saved & that translates into huge lifetime conservation gains
A switch to renewable power & energy independence from Russia is favored by 88% of Poles polled
Now there's an alternative to single-malt scotch, locally-sourced Scottish wine
Portland, Oregon rolls out 'talking buses' to step up pedestrian safety
OK, this hand-crochet wonder has just about nothing to to with urban sustainable systems, but don't miss it
British Columbia's carbon tax, pegged at $30/ton of emissions, is a success & here's why
Here's a primer on renewable & fossil energy to help you navigate today's debates
Who are the five biggest holders of smart grid patents and what assets are involved?
PACE, the loan program for home energy performance upgrades, returns in California with a state mortgage loan loss reserve fund
Robots armed with microfiber mops keep solar panels dust-free & high-performing in the Israeli desert
By cutting energy & water use and shrinking its carbon footprint a renovated Deutsche Bank building re-opened in Frankfurt, lives up to expectations
The whereabouts of $1.2 million in Sandy recovery equipment is unknown, according to a New York Comptroller's audit
The latest IPCC report is expected to focus more on workable resilience measures and less on prediction-making
The global carbon budget in graphic form and ways not to bust it
If car ownership & home ownership are part of your life, here's a reason to get an electric vehicle
If German renewable energy policy makes power so costly, why is German heavy industry doing better than its neighbors and staying at home?
The cautionary tale of one bio-fuel energy start up
Worldwide, air pollution kills more people than AIDS or diabetes, with China at greatest risk
Air pollution in 11 EU nations exceeded EU standards in 2012, up from 10 the year before
Five Democratic candidates running for Governor of Massachusetts speak about energy, climate & transportation
The growth spurt in green bonds attracts new classes of investors
The Department of Energy gives a conditional OK to construction of a liquid natural gas export terminal on the Oregon coast
Today there are some three dozen mega-cities, so what to expect by 2040?
Here's how to reduce the number of a NYC taxi rides by 40% and shrink carbon emissions too
In Italy & Germany full-cost accounting finds a grid parity for solar and fossil-fuel power
Weighing the utility of debating climate deniers, 'once you step off the narrow path of reality, all unreality is equally plausible'
Nordhavn is becoming the greenest part of Europe's most sustainable capital city
Watch this silent film gem! and look at all that smoke & haze
Feeling the political heat FEMA agrees to pay for boiler replacements at NYCHA housing flooded out by Sandy
Utilities can avoid the peril of losing customers & revenue by getting into the rooftop solar business says former DOE chief David Chu
Airborne wind power turbines could create electricity price competitive with conventional power
Why ocean temperatures are the best available way to track the world as it heats up
To realize the full potential of renewable energy Greenpeace calls for a 'supergrid' to link EU nations
Coming soon, an EU energy diversification road map to cut its need for Russian natural gas
The Australian Senate defeats the Prime Minister's plan to kill off the carbon tax, for now
Water is the word's greatest liquid asset and these 10 wasteful ways have got to go
Traffic congestion pricing plan that might have political momentum in Albany
Suffering from significant revenue shortfalls Citi Bike fans hope the Mayor will come to the rescue
$1 trillion in clean energy investments to prevent catastrophic climate change is within our reach
Today's trendy talk about urban teched-up smart cities can forget to figure out what people really need
China gears up to be the first nation to build a thorium-fueled nuclear power plant
A brief history of why biking is the thing to do in Dutch cities
Find out which states ban or restrict the ability to have GHG emissions rules stricter than federal limits
Architects, developers & the USEPA explore practical visions for 21 century coastal cities like NY
Will Breezy Point be rebuild with storm-safe home designs like these?
US utilities have a long history of overestimating the costs of environmental regulation
Citing a concern for utility customers, the UK cuts its carbon tax rate 40% & freezes it in place
Japan's carbon emissions rise as it imports more low-cost coal instead of pricier LNG, in this post-nuclear power era
PACE financing for commercial buildings, the 90 second summary
When an electric vehicle dies there could be a new life for its battery
Don't add dollars to the state budget at the expense of straphangers chides a New York Times editorial
Designs for a La Guardia Airport makeover carve out space for a direct subway link
Meet the man behind scientists' clarion call to climate action
A new building at Bradford University will be the first UK educational facility to meet PassivHaus standards
Analysis of project-specific LEED points suggests developers see market value in earning a higher rating
How big is today's solar panel-making industry and what are its cost trends?
Coming two months earlier than in 2013 atmospheric CO2 levels breached 400 per million in March
Markets for utility-scale solar power plants could be so over
Tokyo offices & factories meet or beat Round 1 cuts in carbon emissions, but there are signs that Round 2 could be different
Property owners who want to get energy efficient can get the biggest incentives ever from Con Ed
Is geothermal power ready for prime time in New London CT municipal buildings?
Batteries for eco-friendly US products use graphite mined in China that degrades local water & air
Joseph Sax & David Sive, founding legal eagles of US environmentalism, have died
What are lithium producers doing to meet rising demand from battery makers like Tesla?
Toyota to issue a $1.75 billion green bond backed by electric and hybrid car loans, not assets
PJM, the nation's largest power grid operator, is confident of its ability to transmit renewable energy
C40 is a global climate action urban network whose members have nearly doubled the number of GHG reduction and resilience programs
The US opposes provisions in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade & investment pact, which acknowledge climate change exists & recognizes the need for cooperative action
if you look for natural gas leaks, they are hiding in plain sight
Refrigerator & air conditioner makers got to court over a NYC law making them responsible for their appliances' ozone hole-causing coolants
With the issue of US natural gas exports in the headlines, the Energy Gang asks why there's no geo-strategic talk about renewable power
Did the way the Gallup Poll asked questions about what's worrying Americans undercut detecting their climate concerns?
Now, owners of small to mid-sized commercial buildings can access funds for energy performance upgrades
How much money could you save every month by switching your home lighting to LED bulbs?
Only 36% of Gallup Poll respondents think climate change will have serious impacts during their lifetimes
Auto dealers in NY seek to ban direct in-state sales of Tesla electric cars
Right on the leading edge of microgrid tech right in UC, San Diego
The Urban Future Lab, a tech incubator dedicated to sustainable infrastructure, energy efficiency & climate adaption innovation opens in Brooklyn
Success in the Tokyo buildings cap & trade program to cut carbon emissions is nearly all cap so far
Iceland, home of abundant geothermal energy, launches a project at an Ethiopian volcano to tap into its geothermal power
What will be involved in complying with the PSC order to climate-proof NY's electric power grid?
How can mapping a year's worth of NYC taxi trips help make industry practices more efficient?
Prospects are bright for federal legislation creating a Tenant Star Program to help commercial leaseholders improve their energy efficiency & their bottom line
The federal government blames the Bloomberg Administration for failing to distribute relief funds to rebuild Sandy-harmed homes
Albany, NY's Executive slaps a moratorium on expanding capacity to process crude oil arriving by rail
'Climate change' scores just above 'race relations' at the bottom of a Gallup Poll 15-item list of what worries Americans
Two coal-fired power plants with emissions blamed for hundreds of deaths are ordered closed by an Italian court
What's the difference between air-source and ground-source heat pumps?
New York's State-run MTA is not a good model for Chicago's mass transit overhaul
Read The Onion all-purpose panacea
Never use the words "Earth" or "planet" to get across an effective climate-action message
The cost to power plants for their carbon emissions hit a high with the recent RGGI permit auction, $4/ton
Russian moves on the Ukraine create a rift between pro-renewable power Germany & coal-producing, pro-fracking Poland in the name of energy security
Enough wind power for 80,000 homes is on tap for Australia's capital, Canberra
The US GAO counts the ways climate change puts the US energy infrastructure system at risk
Markets are losing interest in UN Certified Emissions Reductions credits as a vehicle for combating climate change
Deferring investments in upgrading NYC's aged infrastructure will mean big, expensive headaches later on, according to the Center for an Urban Future
Securitization of home loans for energy efficiency upgrades, known as the PACE program, begins
With billions of bacteria working 24/7 a Brooklyn sewage treatment plant starts makinging bio-fuel by adding food scraps to it sludge
If master science-explainer Carl Sagan were alive today, could he put an end to climate-change denialism?
Join the MIT CoLab contest for empowering ideas for the public & communities to build awareness and demand for green buildings
Nations must standardize carbon-cutting benchmarks to ensure carbon emissions market success
US mass transit ridership is at its highest level since 1956
Thinking about future climate change-related risks must become part of federally-funded post-Sandy rebuilding in NY & NJ
The feds announce a program to make it easier & cheaper to get loans for energy efficiency upgrades in multi-family residential buildings
With tax-equity financing incentives Google's invests $1.4 billion in clean energy projects & expects robust returns on its investments
Will knowing the national origin and prices of natural gas used in the UK encourage more energy efficiency?
New car models at the Gevena auto expo signal that all-electric cars are mainstreaming
Plunging solar costs & rising solar employment, raise the rationale for this renewable power source
New power plant plans means more air pollution for ethnic minorities in western China
New commercial refrigerators in supermarkets & food storage facilities will have to be 30% more energy efficient than current models
Now is the time to take boost the adoption of low carbon technologies by tapping new funding sources
The New York Times editorializes on a topic that's heating up beyond environmental circles
Abundant science research accounting for an apparent pause in global warming all adds up to climate change is happening
Does daylight savings time waste energy, increase public safety or just make people cranky?
What to expect for the roll-out of a 55 million smart electric, gas & water meter program in the UK
Audrey Zibelman, Director of NY's electric utility regulating and rate setting agency, articulated the need to identify critical factors for driving change in energy development and transmission at an NYU Law School conference. She also spotlighted how clean energy will force the industry to develop in ways not currently anticipated.
New York City mulls over raising fees on Citi Bikes, while dimming hopes for expansion to more neighborhoods
Words matter and it's time to retire the phrase 'climate denialist'
Requests for Proposals to acquire energy storage equipment are a way to discover its current value to utilities & regulators
By a 10-0 vote the Los Angeles City Council approves a ban on hydrfracking until it's proven safe for the environment and human health
What can a power utility do when facing a 'death spiral' brought on by the trend toward decentralization?
Sea level rise will inundate more UNESCO world heritage sites than just the State of Liberty & the Sydney Opera House
While participation in a UK green home loan program has been disappointing, a home insulation program has done better
Australians should brace themselves for more heat, higher fire risks and worse droughts
Oakland CA residents who want to install rooftop solar panels now can finance it through crowdsourcing
The first company to default on a corporate bond in China is a photovoltatic panel maker
Working with smart grid gurus, Duke Energy wants to create an internet of power system components with open source adapters to make instantaneous grid balancing decisions
John Podesta is a forceful climate action advocate in the White House, with evidence in the President's new budget proposal
China's coal consumption is predicted to peak in 2020 and then drop .43% annually
Achieving 30% integration of renewable into a nation's power grid will require a 3-part transformation of the current system
Predictions about US natural gas exports arising from the Ukraine's turmoil
Got a great greening NYC idea? Apply for a 2014 funding grant from the Department of Environmental Protection
A poll in EU member countries finds 4 out-of 5 people support climate-friendly energy efficiency policies, with no country's support under 65%
Apple, e-Bay & the Gap are just a few of the 140 California-based corporations signing on for policies to cut emissions and drive clean tech investment
Making the case for forward-looking utility regulations based on achieving policy goals, investor security & consumer value
As part of the settlement to clean up Exxon's decades-old oil spill in Greenpoint, a $19.5 million state-run fund to announce its first grants for community environmental benefits projects
Explore America's Power Plan, a resource rich site with a wide-angle vision for developing a sustainable power supply system
Heated sidewalks melt snow in front of some select NYC residential buildings
The end of the century-old electric power utility model may be closer than you think
Real estate industry leaders devise a 7-step process for increasing asset value through energy efficiency retrofits