Keeping up with the evolving energy industry can be tough. We’re here to help break it down for you. Across the world, cutting-edge advancements in renewable energy are mitigating climate change. Costs are declining, accessibility continues to grow, and innovative solutions are combating the negative effects of antiquated energy practices. It’s an exciting time in
“There is an old parable of the blind men trying to describe an elephant. Each can only feel one piece and thus they each miss out on the whole picture.” Climate change affects all aspects of life — the environment, politics, economics, and social equity, to name a few. Work in the renewable energy industry
Need an environmental pick-me-up? We’ve all been there before. Hear from leaders and activists to get your dose of optimism below. Powering a renewable future can feel daunting. Personally, when I feel overwhelmed, it helps to remind myself that I’m not in it alone. Amazing leaders from around the world are taking action, and on
When Solstice Co-Founder & CEO Steph Speirs first decided that she wanted to bring affordable solar to every American household, she was halfway around the world. She had been working with local communities to expand solar access in off-grid rural communities in India, and one day she realized that the households that she talked to
The consequences of climate change are here. Sea levels are rising, heat waves worsening, crops losing productivity, and deserts spreading. And the costs of these climate-related damages aren’t paid by polluters—instead, everyday citizens take on the burden. But what if there was a way to more accurately represent the true cost of carbon pollution, to make sure that
A conversation is being held in states across America that will shape the future of solar energy. Strong opinions have come to the forefront as citizens debate the merit of feed-in tariffs and the answer to one fundamental question: how should Americans be compensated for the renewable energy that they produce? This question has sparked such a strong
Community Solar Brings You Savings on Your Electric Bill. These Are the Policies that Make it Happen.
Community solar is one of the most affordable forms of renewable energy. By allowing you to subscribe to a local solar farm, community solar makes it possible for you to see a discount on your energy supply without paying any additional costs. So what makes community solar possible, and what are the rules that compensate solar