Clean Energy Development

US And China Ratify The Paris Climate Agreement

Bicycle Taxi In Paris

Prior to the G20 Leaders’ Summit on 4 September, China and the US ratified the Paris Climate Agreement during a ceremony in Hangzhou, China.

Sustainable Development Update – June 2016 #2

Conventional Energy Production Becoming Less Profitable

Summer is coming, and green bonds are blooming. Issuers of such bonds promise to use the proceeds on environmentally friendly projects.

Northern Lights Glow Over Alaskan Pipeline

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today funding for 24 American Indian and Alaska Native communities to deploy clean energy and energy efficiency projects. DOE plans to invest over $9 million in 16 facility- and community-scale energy projects in 24 tribal communities. As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to partner… Keep reading →


Under Secretary for Science and Energy Dr. Franklin Orr announces Denver as the host city for the 2017 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. | Photo courtesy of Ellen Jaskol DENVER, CO – At an event today in Denver, Colorado, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Under Secretary for Science and Energy, Dr. Franklin Orr,… Keep reading →

Renewable Energy Update – March 2016

Boom Goes Bust: Texas Oil Industry Hurt By Plunging Oil Prices

New guidelines from the Bureau of Land Management streamline the implementation of Solar Energy Zones on public lands while protecting natural, cultural, and human resources that could be impacted by solar development.

Braving The Headwinds Hitting U.S. Wind Energy

California Continues To Lead U.S. In Green Technology

The development of offshore wind projects in the U.S. has been a story of high hopes and many setbacks.

Leading Economic Index Shows Increase In Consumer Spending

Economists are struggling to figure out exactly what consumers are doing with the extra disposable income available to them as a result of the steep decline in energy prices. “They have not gone on a shopping spree at the mall or online. Results at many retail chains have been mixed, and some stores that are… Keep reading →