Colorado hits lowest renewables and storage bids to date

The state will deliver reliable renewables plus storage projects at a price that is cheaper than operational coal capacity.

Why 2018 will be a make or break year for renewables

Renewables will continue their swift rise, if they can overcome obstacles in Washington.

Here’s how clean energy could help Puerto Rico navigate out of the dark

Solar, wind and microgrids are promising, but misconceptions about their cost and benefit could interfere with their adoption.

Fast-growing wind power market waits out toxic proposal

Corporations have signed thousands of megawatts worth of contracts this year. But Microsoft and others are on hold amid threats to federal tax credits.

Anheuser-Busch, Kimberly-Clark amp up wind power commitments

Influential manufacturers are balancing on-site investments with big power purchase agreements.

On the climb to renewable energy, solar and wind prices tumble

A vista of volatility surrounds us. Sometimes it helps to see how far we’ve really come.

This app helps corporate buyers evaluate solar and wind projects

New service from the Business Renewables Center simplifies the comparison of contracts, including virtual power purchase agreements.

Microgrids could whet the big appetite for clean energy in Texas

With the state aggressively lowering its reliance on oil production thanks to advances in renewables, more growth from wind and solar power will require modern power grid infrastructure.

Wind energy goes big in Texas

Renewable wind energy is responsible for over 22,000 jobs, $60 million in land lease payments and more than 12 percent of electricity in Texas.

Signs of a shift in the market for wind

Newcomers such as Japan are gaining ground, raising questions about the future of the market for turbines.

Outsourcing Green Jobs: Less Feasible than Traditional Jobs?

In a week that’s seen a Secretary of Labor nominee step away due to controversy over his fast-food company’s practice of relocating technology jobs to the Philippines, the topic of outsourcing jobs is high in the news cycle. Fears of lackluster trade, isolationist policies that result in protectionist measures, and discourse that embraces nationalistic and xenophobic [&hellip Outsourcing Green Jobs: Less Feasible than Traditional Jobs? was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow

Solar And Wind Versus Nuclear: Is Baseload Power Obsolete?

South Africa is facing a crossroads for electric power generation. Should it go with renewables or nuclear power? The decision could affect other contries on the continent. Solar And Wind Versus Nuclear: Is Baseload Power Obsolete? was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us

Obama Administration Finalizes Renewable Energy Rules On Public Lands

The Bureau of Land Management has finalized new rules for siting renewable power projects on public land. Surprisingly, the rules enjoy bipartisan support. Obama Administration Finalizes Renewable Energy Rules On Public Lands was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook

3 tips from the trenches for corporate renewables buyers

Your organization doesn’t need to be huge to buy clean power.

China’s wind power conundrum

Is China’s huge investment in wind a renewable energy revolution or just hot air?

You Can Still Donate To WindAid Institute

WindAid Institute missed its Kickstarter goal, but you can still help them bring renewable energy to local residents in rural Peru. See the link at the end of this story. You Can Still Donate To WindAid Institute was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook

Bipartisan movement makes Iowa leader in wind energy

Iowa state officials long have supported renewables. The result? Big companies are creating new facilities there, citing clean energy as the reason.