February 29, 2016

February 26, 2016

These Private Equity Firms Are Buying Up Clean Energy Assets in Europe

Amid a scale back of financial support for renewable energy projects in Spain, Greece and other European countries, some private equity firms are quietly buying up these troubled assets.

"Private equity funds have a big advantage in the renewables space, we can be much more creative with structuring and de-risking," Erich Becker from the firm Zouk Capital said to Bloomberg News.

February 25, 2016

Will Electric Vehicles Trigger Another Oil Glut?

The oil industry predicts that electric vehicles will only comprise a tiny fraction of global car sales in 2040. But is this realistic? Several major carmakers have announced plans to dramatically ramp up their offerings of green cars in the coming years.

February 24, 2016

February 23, 2016

GOP Presidential Hopeful Talks Climate Change, Growth in Renewables

Republican presidential John Kasich said last week he believes humans are affecting the climate and that he supports ramping up renewable energy development.

"We need to be promoting the renewable energies, we need to have more efficiency, and we need to live respecting the resources in our environment," Kasich said at a Vermont town hall event on Saturday.

February 22, 2016

February 19, 2016

February 18, 2016

February 17, 2016

17 U.S. Governors Make Renewable Energy, Climate Pledge

A bipartisan coalition of governors from 17 states recently pledged to expand renewable energy, improve energy efficiency and cut transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions.

The governors are from California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington.

February 16, 2016

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