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hurricane maria

How to Remake Puerto Rico's Grid to Survive the Next Storm

Eighty percent of the island doesn't have power—but there's a way to make sure this doesn't happen again.
Ankita Rao
10.16.17
zombie oil
zombie oil

The US Is Paying Big Oil to Keep Fossil Fuels Profitable

Subsidies are keeping “zombie energy” alive.
Stephen Leahy
10.3.17
Drill Baby Drill
Drill Baby Drill

Fossil Fuels Lead the Interior Department’s New Energy Webpage

The environmental agency’s new energy webpage stresses “removing burdensome regulations.”
Sarah Emerson
6.8.17
Blowhard
Blowhard

It’s Been So Windy in Europe That Electricity Prices Have Turned Negative

But we can't always rely on bad weather.
Chris Baraniuk
6.8.17
energy
energy

Great Britain Is Leaving the Coal Age—For a Whole Day

The UK is ready to hit 24 hours without coal power.
Chris Baraniuk
4.21.17
Green Buildings
Green Buildings

Chicago Says It Will Make All City Buildings 100 Percent Renewable By 2025

The Windy City wants to switch its municipal buildings entirely to clean energy in eight years.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
4.11.17
100% Renewable
100% Renewable

Meet the Republican Mayor Fighting for Renewable Energy in Louisiana

Greg Lemons says energy independence is a Republican value too.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
3.21.17
renewable energy
renewable energy

If Trump Cares About Jobs, He’ll Stay in the Paris Climate Agreement

The president promised to bring back jobs in coal, but three million people were employed by the clean energy sector last year.
Grennan Milliken
2.23.17
Solar
Solar

This Boat Will Run for Six Years on Nothing But Wind, Water and Hydrogen

The vessel is a converted multi-hull race boat powered by solar panels, wind turbines, and a hydrogen fuel cell system.
Madison Margolin
1.23.17
LAS VEGAS
LAS VEGAS

All of Las Vegas’s City-Owned Buildings Now Run on Renewable Energy

Cities often convert city-owned buildings first, then try for the whole town.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
1.11.17
ANIMALS
ANIMALS

The Happiest Environmental News From 2016

Hey look, we didn’t entirely screw up the planet this year.
Sarah Emerson
12.28.16
energy
energy

This Is Why Solar Windows Have Yet to Become Popular

They're just not as efficient as solar panels yet.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
12.26.16