new energy

Off the Well-Trodden Path: Where are the Hidden Solar PV Growth Markets?

February 20, 2015 by Roman Kilisek

Hidden PV Markets

According to the International Renewable Energy Agency, the US has the “potential to lead the global transition to renewable energy. It has some of the best renewables resources in the world.” Perhaps even more important in this context is that the US is deemed to also have “a vibrant culture of innovation."[read more]

Renewable Energy Beats Natural Gas for New Capacity in 2014

February 5, 2015 by Tom Schueneman

Renewables and New Capacity

It was a close race, but in the end new generating capacity from renewable sources beat out new natural gas capacity by 1.16% in 2014. Of the 49.81% of new capacity from renewable energy, more than one-quarter, or 26.52%, came from wind energy while solar power provided another 20.40% of the total.[read more]

Renewable Energy Provides 100 Percent of New Electrical Generation in July

August 28, 2014 by Tom Schueneman

Renewables and New Generation

Data from the latest Energy Infrastructure Update report just released from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects shows that 100 percent of new U.S. electrical generating capacity put into service for July came from renewable energy sources.[read more]