Author: CleanTechies Staff


Gates is doubling his investment in cutting-edge renewable technology initiatives to $2 billion over the next five years.


The fossil fuel industry is inflating a ‘carbon bubble’ based on risky demand & price assumptions.Already under current climate policy settings, companies risk wasting over $1 trillion over the next decade. If the policy settings are ratcheted up ‎to reflect Read more…


One interesting development of the commercial solar industry boom that is currently under way in the U.S. is the numbers of professional investors getting involved with the sector. Over 60 percent of investors will invest in commercial solar and a staggering Read more…


A Conversation with Hiroshi Amano In 1879, Thomas Edison invented the light bulb. For nearly a hundred years, the incandescent bulb—which worked mainly by electricity passing through a filament and heating it to incandescent temperatures in a glass globe—lit up Read more…


Driven by environmental problems, a growing auto industry, and a big policy push, China’s advanced energy storage market will be worth $8.7 billion in 2025, more than quadrupling from the current $1.7 billion, according to Lux Research. Transport applications will Read more…


Renewable energy accounted for 9.8% of total domestic energy consumption in 2014. This marks the highest renewable energy share since the 1930s, when wood was a much larger contributor to domestic energy supply. Renewable energy use grew an average of Read more…


According to the latest U.S. Energy Storage Monitor, a quarterly report from GTM Research and the Energy Storage Association (ESA), the United States deployed 5.8 megawatts of energy storage in the first quarter of the year. That’s up 16 percent Read more…


An innovative solution for homeowners looking to save energy and significantly reduce their utility bill is hitting the market for the first time in many areas throughout the United States. Developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with funding from the Read more…


Key Findings Include Energy Efficiency Action Lags Intent, Hispanics More Open to Embracing Energy Efficiency Measures New national market research conducted with 1,345 homeowners about their attitudes toward energy efficiency points to significant opportunity for electric and gas utilities and energy Read more…


It may be 93 million miles away, but the power of the sun is so strong you can feel it when you walk outside. The sun provides energy that is cheap, clean, and nearly everywhere human beings live and work. Read more…


The latest Gallup energy poll shows most Americans favor solar and other renewable energy sources. This is in spite of the current natural gas boom from fracking.


A new radiant window from Vitrius Technologies promises superior thermal efficiency for substantial energy savings. Vitrius was founded in 2012 by Patrick Son, a fourth generation window maker from Pennsylvania whose great grandfather started Interstate Window and Door Company more Read more…


Showing strong growth in all market sectors, Vermont more than doubled its amount of installed solar capacity in 2014, according to the recently-released U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review.  What’s more, Vermont was one of only four states Read more…


When Elon tweets, investors listen. Tesla Motors’ stock price leaped more than 3 percent on Monday to $190.66 after CEO Elon Musk announced on his personal Twitter account that his company is planning a “major” announcement about a new product Read more…

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