Homeowners and businesses that rely on solar panels and wind turbines have cheaper electric bills, thanks to a system called “net metering.”
Harvard has met a 2008 target to reduce campus greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent in 2016 and is now looking to set new climate goals.
By 2017, Google expects to power its massive data centers and offices with 100 percent renewable energy, everywhere in the world.
Different technologies capture the sun's light or heat to generate power. It may be done on a large or small scale.
Every community needs jobs and electricity. One company in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, supplies both.
Remote Ta'ū Island in American Samoa switched from burning 300 gallons of diesel fuel a day to nearly 100 percent solar power. How did they do it?
Airports around the world are looking sunward to power their facilities — and they find solar energy makes good business sense.
The cat is out of the bag: Renewable energy is the future. Thomas, the Energy Cat, tells us how all the sun and wind around us can power the planet.
Molten salt could be the key to unlocking a future full of renewable energy. During peak times the salt stores solar power that can be saved and used later.