Cheap Solar Advances Farther in Germany (than anywhere else)

Home Solar Plus A Battery Could Be Cheaper Than The Grid In Germany In Just A Few Years by Jeff Spross thinkprogress.org/climate on October 3, 2014 at 9:02 am http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/10/03/3575371/hsbc-solar-battery-germany   CREDIT: Shutterstock The cost of solar power plus battery storage is about to dip below the average electricity bill in Germany. That’s …

The Energy Collective – Roundup

Is Global Clean Energy Investment at a Tipping Point? Posted: 02 Oct 2014 09:00 AM PDT Last week, amidst the United Nations Climate Summit and historic climate march, many governments, investors, and financial institutions took the opportunity to make big announcements about their investment in the future of clean energy. …

STATE: Utility-Owned Rooftop Solar Could Be A Game Changer – But Is It Fair?

Last gasp of central utilities , now trying to colonize our rooftops ! ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor Note: several links in this article reference documents housed in DocketDash, an application in AEE’s new energy policy software, PowerSuite. To enhance your reading experience, click here and sign up for a free 14-day trial …

Sowing Confusion About Renewable Energy

Thursday, August 7, 2014 Featured Blog Posts Barcelona: Spain’s Ciudad del Sol In Bogotá, Creating Social Equality through Sustainable Transportation Combined Heat and Brewing Power Read All Blog Posts RMI In The News One big obstacle for driverless cars? People are still scared of them Vox Solar Industry Provides Far …

18th Update of Emerging Markets ESG Database of Contacts in SRI

Friday, July 25, 2014 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 18th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI). The Partners for Financial Stability (PFS) Program published an inaugural Database of Contacts in the Field of SRI on the capital markets research page of the …

18th Update of Emerging Markets ESG Database of Contacts in SRI

Friday, July 25, 2014 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 18th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI). The Partners for Financial Stability (PFS) Program published an inaugural Database of Contacts in the Field of SRI on the capital markets research page of the …

China Might Be Winning The Race To Reduce Solar Costs

China Might Be Winning The Race To Reduce Solar Costs Many people, even fanatical advocates of solar power, are unaware quite how close we are to reaching a critical milestone in the industry. Within a fairly short space of time, solar generated electricity will be fully cost competitive with coal-powered electricity …

Same Price, More Renewables. San Diego’s Fight for Community Choice – Episode 23 of Local Energy Rules

An Island Utility Hinders Incredibly Cost-Effective Solar Power Last week I shared a new podcast about the struggle for local energy in San Diego.  Residents of that city are trying to follow in the footsteps of Marin Clean Energy and Sonoma Clean Power to gain local control over their energy …

New “dual carbon” battery charges 20 times faster than Li-ion

This is probably going to be the best battery technology out there for wind and solar power, as well as for all-electric cars. It is a good illustration of the acceleration of technology to match acceleration of climate change/global warming. Now if only politics and finance would accelerate, we could …

National Poll Finds American Homeowners Overwhelmingly Want Energy Choice

NATIONAL POLL FINDS AMERICAN HOMEOWNERS OVERWHELMINGLY WANT ENERGY CHOICE  Data reveals vast majority of Americans support renewables, 73 percent open to receiving clean energy from a provider other than their utility San Mateo, Calif. – Mar. 10, 2014 – Clean Edge, Inc. and SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY) today announced the results of an inaugural national poll …