#Renewable energy

  • Feature: Experts Say Arctic Drilling Makes Little Sense. So Why Is It Being Pushed?
    FeatureEnvironment

    Experts Say Arctic Drilling Makes Little Sense. So Why Is It Being Pushed?

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 8, 2017|Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

    The rush to privatize public lands by the Trump administration runs counter to widely held beliefs. Read more

  • Article: Google Is Now 100% Powered by Wind and Solar Energy
    Environment

    Google Is Now 100% Powered by Wind and Solar Energy

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 1, 2017

    They’re proving the status quo can change. Read more

  • Article: Costa Rica Has Gone 300 Days on Renewable Energy in 2017
    Environment

    Costa Rica Has Gone 300 Days on Renewable Energy in 2017

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 22, 2017

    Three features have allowed Costa Rica to become the leader in renewable energy. Read more

  • Article: What's Next for Puerto Rico's Failing Power Grid After $300M Contract Canceled
    Finance & Innovation

    What's Next for Puerto Rico's Failing Power Grid After $300M Contract Canceled

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 30, 2017

    The island has an unprecedented chance to become more resilient. Read more

  • Article: How Your Windows and Cell Phone Could Start Generating Solar Power
    Finance & Innovation

    How Your Windows and Cell Phone Could Start Generating Solar Power

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 25, 2017

    The technology works by harvesting invisible light. Read more

  • Article: Putting Wind Farms in the Ocean Could Power All of Humanity, Study Shows
    Environment

    Putting Wind Farms in the Ocean Could Power All of Humanity, Study Shows

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 11, 2017

    But getting there will be difficult. Read more

  • Article: After Maria, This Puerto Rican Farmer Still Has Electricity Because He Invested in Solar Panels
    Environment

    After Maria, This Puerto Rican Farmer Still Has Electricity Because He Invested in Solar Panels

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 11, 2017

    Other people are taking note. Read more

  • Article: Solar Energy Just Shattered Cost Projections 3 Years Ahead of Schedule
    Environment

    Solar Energy Just Shattered Cost Projections 3 Years Ahead of Schedule

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 15, 2017

    Solar now rivals coal prices. Read more