It stands to reason that if we can look up low airfares and bargain hotel prices on the Internet, why not comparison shop for solar panels, too?
That is exactly what Google had in mind when it unveiled Project Sunroof, which allows homeowners to calculate the solar energy potential of their roof. READ MORE
In the drama of renewable energy, no power source has performed better in recent years than solar. Despite improvements in efficiency and lower costs, the future of solar power is still uncertain, and as one researcher suggests, its growth could be its own worst enemy. READ MORE
Change is rapid in the digital age, sometimes at a dizzying pace. As that becomes normal, expectations grow for even faster change.
That is the case for electric vehicles (EVs), which have broken into mainstream markets over the last few years. Despite this rapid growth, a recent report by industry advocates argues that it is nowhere near fast enough. READ MORE
In the race to gain more power from clean and renewable sources, government plays a major role. Recently, Sweden's government positioned itself as a world leader when it announced that it would transition to 100 percent renewables. READ MORE
As our energy mix changes, the need to improve the infrastructure for delivering that power also grows. Utilities recognize that need and are investing in upgrades to their delivery systems. Customers in New York and Pennsylvania are about to benefit from one such upgrade. READ MORE
Renewable power still has a ways to go before it can displace fossil fuels, but the efforts to boost green power generation are still making progress. According to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), renewable power made up most of the newly installed capacity so far this year. READ MORE