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Renewables


Power generation technology, project, and policy developments in wind, solar, geothermal, hydro, tidal, ocean, biomass, and waste-to-energy systems.

SSE Backs Top Power Execs With New UK Renewable Energy Group

A group of energy sector entrepreneurs, supported by a Scottish multi-national energy company, has announced the launch of a business venture focused on rolling out large-scale wind and solar farms…



Red Rock Hydroelectric Project: Successfully Generating New Power from a Pre-Existing Dam

There are challenges to adding power generating capability to a dam built for flood control, but the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project shows that the obstacles are not insurmountable. With the…


Energy Transition Facing Potentially Debilitating Critical Mineral Supply Gap

Building new solar PV plants and wind farms, and supporting an expansion of electric vehicles (EVs) and green hydrogen as is planned to meet decarbonization goals, will dramatically expand demand…


Optimism Abounds as Infrastructure Projects Fuel Growth

Soon after COVID-19 first broke into the public consciousness in early 2020, panic filled the streets. I’ll be honest, I was nervous. The U.S. stock market plummeted roughly 35% over…


Debunking Four Solar Energy Myths

Solar energy is already a significant part of the energy supply in the U.S., and it is poised to continue growing in the next few decades. In April, President Biden…


Japanese Firm Unveils Ship Dedicated to Storing and Transmitting Offshore Wind Power

A Japanese firm has set out to shake up energy storage and transmission with a freshly launched “power transfer vessel” concept that is designed to carry electricity from offshore wind…