Just as Thomas Edison had to adapt in the industry's early days, the electricity business – faced with the disruption and opportunities of renewables – is learning flexibility once again.
The notion that the coal industry should be propped up as part of an "America First" agenda is being challenged by the very people it would aim to protect - the coal companies themselves.
Greenhouse gas emissions must begin a rapid decline by 2020, says Christiana Figueres.
Harvard researchers have made a breakthrough in the quest to build a battery for storing clean energy.
Cheaper solar power, plenty of sun and a huge need for electricity in a country with 300 million people still lacking access, means solar energy has huge potential.
Despite President Trump's Executive Order aimed a reviving the coal industry, states are continuing to push ahead with clean energy.
How climate-resilience is Latin America? This is how countries across the region compare.
Just about five years ago when I started as CEO at RWE and later Innogy, the annual photo-voltaic installations in Germany began climbing. For a number of years, we saw a growth of seven ...
Global efforts to promote clean energy have turned a corner. But even with this success, the world is in for a lot of global warming.
The unprecedented scale of changes taking place in global energy requires a transformational response from companies as well as countries.
A radical shift is taking place in the way we source and consume energy. What can countries do to ensure they emerge as the winners of this transition?
Now in its fifth year, the World Economic Forum’s Global Energy Architecture Performance Index (EAPI) ranks the performance of countries’ energy systems, as well as looking at trends in t...
Tesla's solar farm will power the Hawaiian island of Kauai.
Chemists have engineered a molecule that uses light or electricity to convert carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide—a carbon-neutral fuel source.
The clean, distributed energy revolution is here. And it will be driven by a vast scale-up of energy storage and distributed solar.