Renewable Energy


Islamic Leaders Call out Muslims to Stop Using Fossil Fuel

Islamic Leaders Call out Muslims to Stop Using Fossil Fuel

Muslim leaders have urged the 1.6 Billion Muslims around the world to conserve the planet from climate change....

Aug 19 2015, 5:57am CDT

Leonardo DiCaprio Teams Up With Mark Ruffalo for a New Clean Energy Campaign

Leonardo DiCaprio Teams Up With Mark Ruffalo for a New Clean Energy Campaign

The campaign will focus on making renewable energy affordable and accessible...

Jun 21 2015, 6:55am CDT

Apple Plants Trees in China

Apple Plants Trees in China

Apple announced a new environmental initiative focused on China, where Apple is actually making their products....

May 11 2015, 12:54am CDT

NASA Tests 10 Engine Electric Plane

NASA Tests 10 Engine Electric Plane

NASA scientists developed an electric plane with 10 engines. The prototype is called Greased Lightning or GL-10....

May 4 2015, 9:24am CDT

Tesla Energy Launches New Batteries for Homes, Businesses, and Power Plants

Tesla Energy Launches New Batteries for Homes, Businesses, and Power Plants

Tesla is now an energy company....

May 1 2015, 2:21am CDT

World’s First Solar-Powered Airplane begins World Tour

World’s First Solar-Powered Airplane begins Round-the-World Tour

The world’s first solar cell airplane is to take to the skies once again. It is hoped that it will make a round-the-globe journ...

Mar 9 2015, 4:43am CDT

Apple to invest $1.93 Billion to build Two European Data Centers powered by 100% Renewable Energy

Apple to invest $1.93 Billion to build Two European Data Centers powered by 100% Renewable Energy

Apple announced today that it will invest $1.93 billion (€1.7 billion) to build new state of the art facilities for Apple’s onl...

Feb 23 2015, 6:56am CST

IKEA Buys US Wind Farm

IKEA Buys US Wind Farm

IKEA announced this morning that it is buying its first wind farm in the United States, a 98 MW wind project in Hoopestown, Ill...

Apr 10 2014, 8:33am CDT

How Geothermal Heat Pumps Can Soar Like Solar

How Geothermal Heat Pumps Can Soar Like Solar

Geothermal Heat Pumps (GHP) are a niche market.  They shouldn’t be. A Better Mousetrap? Ralph Waldo Emerson never said “Bu...

Feb 28 2014, 9:36am CST

Richard Branson Launches A Green Energy Plan For The Caribbean

Richard Branson Launches A Green Energy Plan For The Caribbean

In 1979, when Richard Branson bought the 74-acre Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands, he paid less than $300,000. It wa...

Feb 25 2014, 5:41pm CST

Stampede Of Investors Sue Spain Over Cuts In Solar Subsidies

Investors Sue Spain Over Cuts In Solar Subsidies

A flurry of investor lawsuits filed against Spain in recent months may make it more difficult to finance renewable en...

Feb 19 2014, 4:21pm CST

Taking On SolarCity Through Software, Service and Forming Alliances

Taking On SolarCity Through Software, Service and Forming Alliances

The rooftop solar installation market is so young that many companies who want to give it a go often find it difficult to obtai...

Jan 29 2014, 11:26pm CST

Employees in  German Solar Power Industry Losing their Jobs

Employees in German Solar Power Industry Losing their Jobs

Germany‘s solar power industry shed a staggering 5,000 jobs over the past two years, reducing the size of the industry by more...

Jan 28 2014, 11:50pm CST

 2014 Top 5 Climate and Energy Stories

2014 Top 5 Climate and Energy Stories

The U.S. energy picture has shifted dramatically in recent years. The country is currently enjoying booming domestic energy pro...

Jan 28 2014, 4:12am CST

Energy Storage: Winning/Losing In The Market

Energy Storage: Winning/Losing In The Market

Bottling up wind and solar energies would be a critical component of their success.  And while such energy storage devices...

Jan 27 2014, 9:25pm CST

Europe: Losing its Climate Change Leadership?

The European Union’s proposals for a new energy and climate strategy to 2030 have split opinion. The main components of the pac...

Jan 27 2014, 10:30am CST

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest

I am all for a diverse energy portfolio and truly believe we can get to the 1/3-1/3-1/3 mix that we’ve put forward by 2040. A t...

Jan 18 2014, 1:46am CST

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before

To broaden its fundraising base and support its growth, SolarCity said Wednesday it will tap new types of investors by launchin...

Jan 15 2014, 7:21am CST

Folsom Labs: Another Example Why Solar Is The Future

Folsom Labs: Another Example Why Solar Is The Future

In solar, bankability is the ultimate four-letter word. Getting final bank approval is one of the most arduous, and needlessly...

Jan 13 2014, 1:01pm CST

Three Major Energy Themes to Watch in 2014

Three Major Energy Themes to Watch in 2014

Against a backdrop of surging subsidy deficits and public outcry against escalating energy bills, policymakers are faced with t...

Jan 7 2014, 11:36am CST

Germany's Energy Goes Kaput, Threatening Economic Stability

Germany's Energy Goes Kaput, Threatening Economic Stability

If you want to do something big, you have to start small; and German innovation is well known around the world. Yet when it com...

Dec 30 2013, 12:41pm CST

5 Big Energy Stories Of 2013

5 Big Energy Stories Of 2013

The U.S. is awash in oil and natural gas. China’s air pollution is so bad some cities were nearly shut down. A massive typhoon...

Dec 23 2013, 7:46am CST

Fisker's Bankruptcy Reminds Us Fossil Fuels Are Here To Stay

Fisker's Bankruptcy Reminds Us Fossil Fuels Are Here To Stay

Last month, electric car start-up Fisker Automobile became the latest government-backed green energy company to file for bankru...

Dec 22 2013, 8:11am CST

I4U news

Britain Has Installed Too Much Solar Power Too Early

That Britain currently has half a million households with solar panels is hailed as some great victory: I insist that it’s a di...

Dec 21 2013, 6:16am CST

Eagle Deaths Caused by Wind Farms Triggers $1 Million Fine

Eagle Deaths Caused by Wind Farms Triggers $1 Million Fine

Duke Energy Renewables, a unit of Duke Energy announced it has reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justi...

Nov 23 2013, 2:04am CST

Apple to Begin Constructing A New Manufacturing Plant in Arizona

Apple to Begin Constructing A New Manufacturing Plant in Arizona

Apple informs that it will start building its new manufacturing plant in Arizona which will ultimately employ thousands of peop...

Nov 5 2013, 7:22am CST

Apple Plans to Build a Solar Panel Farm for Nevada Data Center in Reno

Apple Plans to Build a Solar Panel Farm for Nevada Data Center in Reno

Apple has made certain plans for its data center in Reno, Nevada. It wants to set up a solar panel farm for this particular dat...

Jul 2 2013, 6:44am CDT

Bloom Energy Blossoms Into The World

Bloom Energy Blossoms Into The World

Sitting quietly in the shadows for eight years, Bloom Energy has been developing a new kind of fuel cell, one that could provid...

Feb 24 2010, 3:05pm CST

335,000 Cellular Base Stations to go Solar by 2013

According to ABI Research 335,000 cellular base stations will be solar powered by 2013. The industry is seeing a push by OEMs t...

Oct 27 2008, 10:20am CDT

Intel is the Biggest Buyer of Green Power in America

Intel is the Biggest Buyer of Green Power in America

Intel announced today that it would purchase more than 1.3 billion kilowatt hours a year of renewable energy. This announcement...

Jan 29 2008, 10:34am CST