$7M solar farm in Caribou will power six commercial customers in Maine

10 Record-Breaking Moments That Blew Our Meteorologists’ Minds in 2021

Video Commentary: Are microgrids the perfect power system?

Dr. Mohammad Shahidehpour, tells us about microgrid benefits that could change the lives of millions of people struggling without access to electricity.

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Historic coal ash raises concerns at iconic Illinois coal plant site

NRG’s Waukegan plant on the shore of Lake Michigan north of Chicago.

As owner NRG proposes a remediation plan for coal ash covered under state and federal law, other, older deposits that are exempt from the laws may pose a greater risk to water contamination and future redevelopment.

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Despite gas industry setbacks in N.C., building electrification far from imminent

Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina.

North Carolina environmental advocates don’t expect momentum on building electrification despite a pair of recent decisions that went against the natural gas industry. Among the reasons: legal uncertainty and other priorities.

Despite gas industry setbacks in N.C., building electrification far from imminent is an article from Energy News Network, a nonprofit news service covering the clean energy transition. If you would like to support us please make a donation.

Drought, Fires, Floods, Mudslides and One Devastating Deep Freeze: The Images of 2021

Next Year Is Forecast to Be One of the Warmest on Record

Death threats and friction with military force Guatemalan rangers to flee

A special task force of park rangers has spent the last six years patrolling some of the hardest-to-reach parts of the Maya Biosphere Reserve in northern Guatemala.

To end illegal deforestation, Brazil may legalize it entirely, experts warn

In 2021, the Brazilian Amazon experienced the highest deforestation rates in 15 years, almost all of it illegal, amid a weakening of environmental protections.

Groups urge bigger targets, more equity as RGGI states consider changes