Global Clean Energy Funding: The Good News and the Bad News – Greentech Media

Investor appetite for cleantech remains strong following the Paris climate agreement. But experts at the World Bank's Innovate4Climate conference in Barcelona, Spain said that funding levels are still not high enough to reach global emissions targets. “I think that since COP21 there has been a visible increase in … [Read more...]

Advocates say Minnesota bill a setback for clean energy progress … – Midwest Energy News

Clean energy advocates in Minnesota are concerned new legislation that could soon be signed by Gov. Mark Dayton will diminish regulatory oversight and reduce energy efficiency programs in rural Minnesota. Still, clean energy groups say the final bill might be considered a partial win because many of the … [Read more...]

Advocates say Minnesota bill a setback for clean energy progress … – Midwest Energy News

Clean energy advocates in Minnesota are concerned new legislation that could soon be signed by Gov. Mark Dayton will diminish regulatory oversight and reduce energy efficiency programs in rural Minnesota. Still, clean energy groups say the final bill might be considered a partial win because many of the … [Read more...]

Renewable Energy Surges Globally with China and India in the Lead – Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

This post is a part of a series on Clean Energy Momentum If the Trump administration’s anti-climate shenanigans have you down, maybe it’s time to take a break for some good news: the incredible progress on renewable energy in the US and world-wide. Clean energy momentum in US states and cities, as well as businesses … [Read more...]

Microsoft Wants Clean South African Energy – Bloomberg

BloombergMicrosoft Wants Clean South African EnergyBloombergIn the U.S. and elsewhere, companies can simply buy clean energy from any utility that has a certification program ensuring the power comes from a zero-carbon source. Companies can also contract for power from an outside clean-energy source. But with ...12 … [Read more...]

Marin’s MCE Clean Energy leads distributed energy resources projects – North Bay Business Journal

North Bay Business JournalMarin's MCE Clean Energy leads distributed energy resources projectsNorth Bay Business JournalIn 2016 a small group of North Bay renewable energy professionals met to explore new ways to greatly expand local clean energy resources in the North Bay Area and eventually throughout California. They believed … [Read more...]

Australia’s Clean Energy Seed Fund Raises $26 Million In Capital – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaAustralia's Clean Energy Seed Fund Raises $26 Million In CapitalCleanTechnicaThe Clean Energy Seed Fund established just under a year ago as the first investment of the Coalition government's re-badged Clean Energy Innovation Fund, has this week completed a $26 million capital raising, easily surpassing its $20 … [Read more...]

Forging ahead on clean energy despite White House rhetoric – Idaho Statesman

Idaho StatesmanForging ahead on clean energy despite White House rhetoricIdaho StatesmanIdahoans know what's good for Idaho. That is why, despite the anti-science rhetoric from the White House, we continue to see Idaho companies and individuals invest in our clean energy future instead of the dirty fossil fuels of the past. It's … [Read more...]

Q&A: The State of Clean Energy With David Hochschild of the California Energy Commission – Greentech Media

David Hochschild knows a thing or two about renewable energy. Hochschild currently serves on the California Energy Commission (CEC), the state’s primary energy policy and planning agency. Prior to being appointed to the commission, Hochschild served as a special assistant to San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown in 2001, where … [Read more...]

Q&A: The State of Clean Energy With David Hochschild of the California Energy Commission – Greentech Media

David Hochschild knows a thing or two about renewable energy. Hochschild currently serves on the California Energy Commission (CEC), the state’s primary energy policy and planning agency. Prior to being appointed to the commission, Hochschild served as a special assistant to San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown in 2001, where … [Read more...]