energy
The UK Just Got More Power From Renewables Than Fossil Fuels, a First Since 1882

It’s been an eventful year for carbon-free energy in this country. First, Great Britain went a week without coal for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, then fired (wound?) up the world’s largest offshore wind farm. Read More >>

climate change
The World Is Installing a Tonne of Renewables, But Coal Could Screw Things Up

The International Energy Agency (IEA) expects the capacity for renewable energy to grow by almost 12 per cent this year. Gotta love us some solar and wind energy! The problem is, the world is still having a dirty love affair with coal. Read More >>

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The Putrid Air From the London Underground Will Soon Be Heating up Your Homes

Heat from the London Underground is going to be used to heat up homes and businesses because all of that rank, hot air is too good to waste. Read More >>

renewable energy
Wallace and Gromit’s Favourite Cheese Will Help Heat Thousands of Yorkshire Homes

If you're lactose intolerant, you'll know all about the delightfully flatulent symptoms that follow in the wake of nibbling on hunks of cheese and bowlfuls of ice cream. Now imagine your bowels are a power plant and you can turn those farts into renewable energy. Read More >>

renewable energy
Energy Suppliers Will Pay for Your Surplus Electricity as Part of a New Government Scheme

The government has followed up on its promise of a new scheme after ending the solar panel feed-in-tariff system in April. Read More >>

energy
The Government Faces Backlash After Free Solar Panel Scheme Ends and Installations Drop

Following a 94 per cent drop in the number of domestic installations of solar panels last month, the Labour Party is accusing the government of killing off the industry by axing subsidies. Read More >>

energy
The World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Just Came Online off the Coast of Grimsby

The UK is quickly becoming the epicentre of the offshore wind industry. Point in case: On Monday, the first part of the world’s largest and furthest offshore wind farm came online. Read More >>

energy
As World Burns, Clean Energy Growth Stalls for First Time in Nearly Two Decades

We need a lot more clean energy. And the world is not installing it fast enough. Read More >>

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Trump’s Goons Now Forced to Say They Have No Idea Whether Wind Turbines Cause Cancer

Last night at a Republican fundraiser in DC, Donald Trump claimed that wind turbines cause cancer with the citation, “They say the noise causes cancer.” This may be because the president has a grudge against wind power because he thought it would spoil the view from one of his golf courses in Scotland or it might just be because he is a complete and total idiot, but it is a patently ridiculous claim that it would be more or less a total waste of our time to debunk. Read More >>

cars
Spain to Ban the Sale of All Non-Electric Cars by 2040

Spain is wasting no time. The country plans to dramatically decarbonise its economy by 2050, and that includes banning a lot of cars, according to a draft law the Ministry for Ecological Transition published Tuesday. Read More >>

climate change
Clean Energy Could See Explosive Growth by 2023 According to Report

The release of a damning report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change this week predicting unprecedented climate disaster within the next decade was no doubt a sobering reminder of the fragile state of our planet. But new forecasts from the International Energy Agency (IEA) for the future of global renewable energy capacity offers a far more hopeful picture, predicting a massive spike in clean energy over the next five years — if, that is, necessary policy and regulation are acted upon now. Read More >>

energy
Companies Have Bought More Clean Energy Than Ever This Year, and It’s Only August

America's government is firmly controlled by fossil fuel interests that have turned climate action into a pipe dream. Thankfully, a scrappy band of multi-billion dollar corporations are keeping the renewable energy revolution alive. Read More >>

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Facebook Aims to Run All Its Data Centres on Renewable Energy By 2020

Facebook’s efforts to clean up content on its site? Not going well. Its efforts to clean up the energy that powers its massive data operations? Going markedly better. Read More >>

climate change
The US Fossil Fuel Propaganda Machine Is Still Playing the Victim

New Orleans, Louisiana—At the Heartland Institute’s America First Energy Conference, unbridled growth is the only path forward and the only way to get down it is in a military-grade tank run on fossil fuels. Read More >>

energy
Denmark’s Monster Wind Turbine Just Smashed the 24-Hour Record For Energy Production

A 720-foot-tall wind turbine featuring 35 tonne blades has just set a new world record, producing a whopping 216,000 kWh of energy over a span of 24 hours. That’s enough to power an average American household for twenty years. Read More >>