March 17, 2016

March 16, 2016

IEA: Renewables Surge Helps Suppress CO2 Emissions Growth for Second Year

Rapid growth in the renewable energy market has helped flatline global greenhouse gas emissions for the second year in a row, according to a new data by the International Energy Agency.

"The new figures confirm last year's surprising but welcome news: we now have seen two straight years of greenhouse gas emissions decoupling from economic growth," IEA executive director Fatih Birol said. "Coming just a few months after the landmark COP21 agreement in Paris, this is yet another boost to the global fight against climate change."

March 15, 2016

Kasich Bashes Clean Energy, Climate Action

Republican presidential contender John Kasich, the governor of Ohio, just spoke out against growing clean energy resources and taking action on climate change.

Speaking at a town hall event in Youngstown, Ohio on Sunday, Kasich said: "You want to bring more jobs back to the Mahoning Valley, in things like manufacturing? You better have the cheapest energy you can have in the world. Do you know how much these alternative energies cost? A lot more than our traditional energy sources."

March 14, 2016

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March 9, 2016

Two Solar Companies Announce Separate Partnerships with Whole Foods

SolarCity and NRG Energy separately announced this week new partnerships to install rooftop solar systems on a combined 184 Whole Foods Market stores and distribution centers.

"This is probably the first time I have seen two different developers announcing such huge deals with the same customer on the same day. This is a little unusual, but it is not unusual that [Whole Foods] would use two developers," Nicole Litvak, a senior solar analyst at GTM Research, told PV Tech.

March 8, 2016

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