#Renewable Energy

  • Article: Low-Carbon Energy Generated More Than Half of UK's Electricity in 2018 for the First Time
    Environment

    Low-Carbon Energy Generated More Than Half of UK's Electricity in 2018 for the First Time

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 26, 2019

    Renewables and nuclear were responsible for a record-breaking 52.6%. Read more

  • Article: Africa's Largest Wind Power Project Just Opened in Northern Kenya
    Environment

    Africa's Largest Wind Power Project Just Opened in Northern Kenya

    July 22, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    This will help reduce electricity costs and dependence on fossil fuels. Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Went a Full Week Without Coal Power for the First Time in Over 100 Years
    Environment

    Britain Just Went a Full Week Without Coal Power for the First Time in Over 100 Years

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 8, 2019

    It became official at 1.24 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more

  • Article: This Free Children's Book Helps Parents Explain Climate Change
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    This Free Children's Book Helps Parents Explain Climate Change

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 25, 2019

    Right now, children and teenagers are leading a global movement against climate change. Read more

  • Article: Washington, DC, Will Run on 100% Renewable Electricity by 2032 — and It Could Save Lives
    Health

    Washington, DC, Will Run on 100% Renewable Electricity by 2032 — and It Could Save Lives

    By Sophie Maes|Jan. 22, 2019

    More than 90% of the world’s children breathe toxic air, according to the World Health Organization. Read more

  • Article: Solar Power Could Be Key to Improving Health Care in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Health

    Solar Power Could Be Key to Improving Health Care in Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Sophie Maes|Jan. 9, 2019

    More than 1 billion people do not have electricity and half of them live in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more

  • Article: 98% of Scotland's Electricity Demand Was Met by Wind Power in October
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    98% of Scotland's Electricity Demand Was Met by Wind Power in October

    By Joshua James Parfitt|Nov. 14, 2018

    Wind power exceeded national demand for 16 out of 31 days, analysis suggests. Read more

  • Article: Bill Gates-Led Fund Pledges to Invest $1 Billion in Startups Fighting Climate Change
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    Bill Gates-Led Fund Pledges to Invest $1 Billion in Startups Fighting Climate Change

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 26, 2018

    These startups could transform the energy industry. Read more