TrendingNewsLondon's Historic 'Square Mile' District Will Run On 100% Renewable Energy

The City of London Corporation will be fully running on renewable energy by October in the city's most prominent business district. Under Mayor Sadiq Khan, England's capital city is quickly transforming toward sustainable solutions, just years after being ranked as the worst in the area.

By Brian Spaen
17 hours ago
TrendingNewsIKEA Vows To Eliminate All Single-Use Plastic By 2020

Ikea announced multiple renewable targets that they plan to reach by 2030, which includes removing single-use plastic over the next few years, offering more home solar solutions, and to reduce their greenhouse gases by 80 percent compared to their levels in 2016.

By Brian Spaen
5 days ago
TrendingNewsSolar Technology Costs Tumble Further With China's Industry Shifts

China is slowing down local growth in the solar industry, which may not sound like progress, but the entire world benefits. Lower costs from Chinese manufacturers exporting their products will create higher rates of installation around the world.

By Brian Spaen
7 days ago
TrendingNewsEuropean Commission Looks To Ban 10 Types Of Single-Use Plastic

The European Commission announced plans recently to further regulate single-use plastic, including outright banning certain items that have the most effect on marine pollution. These new rules would also require manufacturers to raise awareness and help with cleanup efforts.

By Brian Spaen
2 weeks ago
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Flaming 'Dung Beetle' Turns Plastic Waste Into Green Energy

There's a new way to recycle single-use plastic waste, and it's by using a dung beetle. Art designers have created a sculpture that's able to convert plastic into gas, and the event hopes to inspire others to find inventive concepts to eliminate plastic waste.

By Brian Spaen
3 weeks ago
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'Make America Green Again' Is A New Campaign To Bring Back 'Victory Gardens'

Back in the 1940's, "Victory Gardens" were a massive effort to boost produce growth that helped feed communities and troops. They're making a return now to combat carbon emissions, and Green America has set a goal to double the amount of gardens than before.

By Brian Spaen
4 weeks ago
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Costa Rica Plans To Eliminate Fossil Fuels By 2021

Costa Rica's new president, Carlos Alvarado, plans to eliminate the country's carbon footprint by banning fossil fuels by 2021. While the timeline seems unrealistic, the country is close to fully running on renewable energy, but they have to fix their transportation infrastructure.

By Brian Spaen
1 month ago
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10 Stunning Hotels From Around The World That Run On Renewable Energy

From Fiji to Africa, hotels all over the world are turning to renewable energy sources like geothermal heating and solar panels. These ten properties offer a green destination for eco-conscious travelers looking to keep their carbon footprints light.

By Desiree Kaplan
1 month ago
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U.S. Investors Seek Opportunities For Green Energy In Africa

For the last five years, "Power Africa" has been the push toward investing into energy growth for the second most-populous continent. Launching a revised campaign in March, they're looking to enhance the infrastructure in various countries and to receive more investments from US companies.

By Brian Spaen
1 month ago
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California Just Became The First State To Require Solar Panels On All New Homes

The Sunshine State is already a power player in the renewable energy industry and it's expected to get bigger. A mandate could be set in 2020 for most new residential buildings to install solar panels, which creates pros and cons for an expensive housing market.

By Brian Spaen
1 month ago
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Renewables

How Solar Power Is Impacting Natural Disaster Relief

When natural disasters hit, quickly restoring power is immensely important—and is often very difficult. In some areas, solar power has presented itself as a solution to this persistent problem. 

By Tessa Love
1 month ago
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Belgium Officially Started Building Their Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Yet

Construction is finally underway for Belgium's massive 370-megawatt offshore wind farm. Nearly 15 miles off the coast, the 44 turbines expect to power 400,000 homes and should satisfy 10 percent of the country's needs by 2025.

By Brian Spaen
1 month ago
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The U.S. Is The Second-Most Attractive Country For Renewable Energy Investment

Solar import tariffs hasn't slowed down development of clean energy in the United States. In fact, according to the latest RECAI report from EY, they're only second to China as far as an attractive location to invest in sustainable power products.

By Brian Spaen
1 month ago
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These Shoes Have Soles Made From Recycled Chewing Gum

Three companies from Amsterdam are finding an innovative and stylish way to deal with one of the city's biggest waste issues.

By Aimee Lutkin
2 months ago
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U.S. Invests $30 Million Into New Batteries That Hold Power For Days At A Time

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced that the DOE is investing $30 million over the next three years to improve energy storage for large-scale systems. They're looking for solutions in various technology that will last up to 100 hours.

By Brian Spaen
2 months ago
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This Winnebago RV Is 100% Electric And Zero-Emission

In collaboration with Motiv Power Systems, Winnebago is electrifying their RVs with a new EPIC chassis launched a few months ago. There will be two variations in length of the new RV and it can drive up to 125 miles on a single charge.

By Brian Spaen
2 months ago
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Minneapolis Will Run On 100% Renewable Energy By 2030

Mayor Jacob Frey and the Minneapolis City Council announced that they'll be the next US city to fully run on clean energy. They've set a goal for 2030, though the state of Minnesota has seen significant growth in the wind energy industry already.

By Brian Spaen
2 months ago
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100% Of Villages In India Now Have Electricity

India's government promised to give every inhabited village access to energy by this time three years ago. They delivered thanks to a mixture of restructuring the national power grid and using off-grid energy solutions.

By Brian Spaen
2 months ago