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US added record renewables in 2018, says EIA

Smart Brief - Wed, 2019-03-20 18:56
More new generating capacity in the US came from renewables than ever before, according to the Energy Information Administrat -More

Report: World added 50.2 GW of new wind in 2018

Smart Brief - Wed, 2019-03-20 18:56
Countries around the world added 50.2 gigawatts of new installed wind capacity in 2018, marking a 4% increase from the previo -More

Ill. Path to 100 bill could result in 6,500 MW more wind capacity

Smart Brief - Wed, 2019-03-20 18:56
Lawmakers in Illinois are considering the Path to 100, a bill that would help the state shift toward 100% clean energy by inc -More

Mo. city would buy wind energy from proposed site

Smart Brief - Wed, 2019-03-20 18:56
City leaders in Prairie Village, Mo., have pledged to enter into a 20-year power purchase agreement with Kansas City Power &  -More

Consortium eyes $35.2M demo for floating offshore wind

Smart Brief - Wed, 2019-03-20 18:56
A European Marine Energy Center-led consortium wants to build a $35.2 million floating offshore wind farm in the EU by 2022 a -More

Texas leads the US for wind energy jobs, says E2 report

Smart Brief - Wed, 2019-03-20 18:56
Texas has 25,000 wind energy jobs, putting it ahead of any other state in the US in terms of industry jobs, says Environmenta -More

Report: People would rather live by wind than other energy sources

Smart Brief - Wed, 2019-03-20 18:56
People that live near energy sources strongly agreed that they'd rather live near wind turbines than coal, natural gas and ot -More

Nev. state senator proposes 50% by 2030 RPS

Smart Brief - Wed, 2019-03-20 18:56
Nevada state Sen.  -More

Happiness? The color of it must be spring green.

Smart Brief - Wed, 2019-03-20 18:56
Frances Mayes, professor, writer and "Under the Tuscan Sun" memoirist March 20 is the spring equinox

Univ. of Delaware begins training offshore wind professionals

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-03-18 19:04
The University of Delaware's Offshore Wind Skills Academy held its first training event for offshore wind professionals last  -More

Opinion: Stable policies help rural communities embrace clean energy

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-03-18 19:04
Net metering and other stable policies pave the way for rural communities in Nebraska and elsewhere to embrace clean energy a -More

Opinion: Wind is a safe, effective way to combat climate change

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-03-18 19:04
Wind energy is a zero-carbon energy source that can combat climate change without having a negative effect on human health or -More

Orsted enters bidding for offshore wind sites in the Netherlands

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-03-18 19:04
Orsted is participating in a bidding round for the right to develop a pair of offshore wind sites off the coast of the Nether -More

E.ON to begin decommissioning UK offshore wind farm

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-03-18 19:04
E.ON Energy will begin decommissioning the 4-megawatt Blyth Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of England in April, marking the -More

Counties should set rules for wind development, expert says

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-03-18 19:04
Communities in Montgomery County, Ind., and elsewhere in the US should work together to compromise on rules for wind developm -More

Ill. legislators may fast-track bill to change wind rules

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-03-18 19:04
Some lawmakers in the Illinois General Assembly are trying to fast-track legislation that would give municipalities more cont -More

Life doesn't begin when you lose weight. Big dreams can be planned for and achieved in the bodies we have today, regardless of size or age.

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-03-18 19:04
Deb Malkin, one of at least 20 plus-size women who hiked Mount Kilimanjaro together from March 2 to 10 March is Women's Histo

US clean energy jobs climbed 3.6% to 3.26 million, says E2

Smart Brief - Fri, 2019-03-15 19:17
Clean energy jobs grew in nearly every US state in 2018, marking an increase of 3.6% or about 110,000 roles and bringing the  -More

Analysis: 100% zero-carbon goals are gaining momentum nationwide

Smart Brief - Fri, 2019-03-15 19:17
California and Hawaii are already on the path to 100% carbon-free generation, and similar measures are underway in New Mexico -More

Opinion: Great Plains states are ready for a New Deal

Smart Brief - Fri, 2019-03-15 19:17
Iowa, Kansas, Texas and other states with rural, farming communities would welcome a New Deal that brings down barriers that  -More
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