Connecticut’s plans for nine microgrid projects are aimed at ensuring electricity grid resilience and reliability during severe weather events.
Solar and wind continue to dominate investment in new renewable capacity, with global use of them growing significantly in 2012.
Even with prioritization by China’s central government, the electric vehicle industry in this large nation does not seem to be on track to meet its targets.
Despite progress, the Chinese government and automobile industry are still far from a full blossoming of the domestic EV market.
Small solar portable lamp companies are learning how to navigate the relatively unstructured business environments of developing countries.
As the market cuts out the least efficient firms, as with Suntech, a healthier and more mature solar industry will emerge.
An industry-wide consolidation will cut out the least efficient firms, like Suntech, leaving a healthier and more mature solar industry that will continue to grow.
An innovative energy project on Africa’s 2,700 square kilometer Lake Kivu is generating electricity in a region beset by both geochemical and geopolitical instability.
The largest poultry producer in the Caribbean is also one of the companies pioneering the transition to renewable energy in that part of the world.
The Worldwatch Institute takes a look at how consumption growth slowed for geothermal and hydropower technologies compared to recent years.