World Bank calls for storage boom in developing nations
The projected deployment of more than 80,000 megawatts of new energy storage across the developing world by 2025 will be a key component to helping those countries build vibrant energy sectors, according to the World Bank Group.
N.C. lawmakers ask Trump to restrict wind project
North Carolina lawmakers opposed to the state's first and only commercial wind farm are asking the incoming Trump administration to block or restrict its operation, saying the 208-megawatt facility in northeast North Carolina poses a risk to the nation's terrorism defenses.
Energy sector generated 14% of new jobs last year — DOE
The energy economy, driven by a booming efficiency sector and the deployment of thousands of megawatts of natural gas, wind and solar power, accounted for 14 percent of all new jobs created in the United States in 2016, according to data released today by the Energy Department.
Cuomo pledges $360M toward renewables mandate
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Wednesday said his administration would provide $360 million in additional funding to help the state achieve a 50 percent renewable energy mandate by 2030.
Chinese clean energy investment dips amid plans to boost spending
Global investment in clean energy fell 18 percent in 2016 to $287.5 billion, a trend experts attributed to steeply falling costs for renewable energy but also a cooling of two of the world's largest energy markets — China and Japan.