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Google to Convert Coal Power Plant to Data Center

Technology company says it will open 14th data center that will be powered with 100 percent renewable energy.

African Utility Companies Struggle to Stay On the Grid

Sub-Saharan Africa needs a more reliable energy supply. The way it chooses to meet that need will affect the entire planet.

New Rules Would Cut Emissions From Buses, Big Rigs

Rules proposed Friday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would make big rigs much more efficient.

Big Batteries, Energy Storage Key to Renewables’ Future

Experts say utility-sized batteries will help make renewable energy a bigger part of the U.S. power grid.

New Research Projects Could Revitalize Nuclear Power

The U.S. Department of Energy is betting that $60 million in research could breathe new life into nuclear energy.

G7 Carbon Goal May Come Too Late, Scientists Say

Leading climate scientists say the G7's decarbonization goal may be too little, too late.

Climate Plan Will Transform How You Get Your Electricity

Four things to know about how the Clean Power Plan will change how you get electricity.

Clean Energy Seen as Opening for Developing Countries

French president says chance for poorer countries to skip fossil fuels and go straight to renewable energy is akin to mobile phone revolution…

Report: U.S. Can Make Good on Climate Pledge — Barely

A new report says the U.S. can just make its climate goal, but more needs to be done.

Climate Change May Put Power Grid at Risk in the West

The West should "climate proof" its power grid or risk electricity shortages, a new study says.

Canada Sets Goal to Cut Emissions by 2030

Canada plans to cut its greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030.

Hawaii Sets Goal of 100% Renewables by 2045

Hawaii may become the first state to target getting all of its electricity from renewable energy sources.

MIT: ‘Massive’ Solar Expansion Critical for Climate

Study calls for a global expansion of solar power, enough to supply about a third of the world’s electricity.

Transportation, Buildings Hold Key to Calif. Climate Goals

Experts see need to cut GHG emissions from the biggest sources — tailpipes and inefficient buildings.

U.S. Emissions, Economic Growth Headed Toward Divorce

U.S. energy consumption, greenhouse gases and the economy are no longer growing together.

Look What’s Cooking in the World of Renewable Energy

The solar & wind innovations that got us where we are today & those waiting in the wings point to a hopeful future.

White House: Upgrade Grid to Withstand Climate Change

White House report calls for billions of dollars in energy infrastructure modernization investments.

China Can Cut Cord on Coal (Mostly) by 2050

China could produce more than 85 percent of its electricity with renewables by 2050.

New York’s Smart Grid Research May Shape U.S.

New York State is creating a smart grid research lab to help integrate renewables into the electric power grid.

Investments in Renewables Herald ‘Paradigm Shift’

Global renewables investments increased 17 percent in 2014 as solar and wind costs fell dramatically.

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