Why Aren’t Rural Electric Cooperatives Champions of Local Clean Power?

When it comes to ownership, there are few better structures for keeping a community's wealth local than a

EPA’s Plan to Curb Carbon Pollution Can Save Billions

The news about the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants just

Can Biofuels Make a Comeback?

Len Rand, CEO of xF Technologies, says his company has come up with a material that can dramatically reduce the

What a Thoughtful Idea! Renewable Energy Gift-giving for the Holidays

It's that time of year again. Are you prepared for the gift giving season? In case you need some extra help, we

Innovation and Investment Drive Wind Power Industry

New investment vehicles are making it easier for renewable energy developers to attract financing. While banking

A 2014 Solar Industry Thanksgiving

There's plenty to complain about in our solar world, but I'd like right now to take a few paragraphs to say what

A Big Change in How the IEA Views Renewables

The future is tough to predict. The International Energy Agency recently came out with its World Energy Outlook

Investing in Innovative Ideas for a Clean Energy Future

The clean energy revolution is now, and the U.S. Energy Department is stepping up its commitment to help innovators

Green Education

8 Uplifting Quotes For Discouraged Students

There are many reasons a student can lose focus in school. It can be bad grades that will discourage them to be inactive and to rebel. It can be the environment that can be stifling and suffocating for the students. It can be the fact that many of them don't find it easy to s...

Trendy Buzzword or Transformative Concept: How Legit is Grit?

Popularized by Angela Lee Duckworth's excellent TED Talk in April 2013, “Grit” has become a red-hot buzzword in education today. However, is this a legitimate concept that teachers should start integrating into their educational zeitgeist or just another passing trend? The...