What solar pioneer's turbulent path means for Biden
The scars borne by Frank van Mierlo's small Massachusetts solar company carry warnings for renewable developers and for the Biden administration as it hopes to boost U.S. clean energy manufacturing.
N.Y. grid chief: 2040 carbon goal 'extremely challenging'
The head of New York's power grid operator said yesterday it will be "extremely challenging, if not impossible" for the state to meet its mandate of zero-carbon electricity by 2040 without breakthroughs in clean energy technology.
Report offers Biden framework for a clean energy standard
Over a quarter-century, proposals for a clean energy standard (CES) have flared up and sputtered out, done in by political indifference or opposition to mandatory federal controls to shrink power plant carbon emissions.
DOE unveils grid plans to unlock renewables
The Biden administration announced new actions yesterday to speed an expansion of the nation's high-voltage power grids to accommodate the tide of new wind and solar power it has pledged to deliver.
Report: 22 power lines could boost renewables by 50%
A new report by transmission advocates highlights 22 high-voltage power line projects that, if completed, it says could support a 50% increase in U.S. wind and solar generation.