As solar photovoltaic systems have become more affordable, utilities are now seeing significant impacts from increasing amount of their customers utilizing solar Net Energy Metering (“NEM”) systems.
Residents of Richmond, Calif., on the northeastern edge of San Francisco Bay, expect climate change to present their city with major challenges. For help meeting these challenges, the city is turning to planning students at UC Berkeley.
Global installations of renewable energy technologies continue to increase. A recent study of the International Energy Agency (IEA) indicates that despite the continued growth of renewables, oil and gas will continue to dominate the energy future. The IEA published six energy trends that will shape the future of energy industry, all of which involved fossil fuels.
Where does your cell phone come from? How about your computer? Your tablet? What impact does the electronics industry have on the world? Here’s a hint: the answer isn’t pretty.
Senator Dianne Feinstein recently wrote an op-ed in the Riverside Press-Enterprise, expressing her support for efforts aimed at blocking utility-scale solar in some parts of the desert, while supporting development on military lands.
The French Alumni are hosting a panel on the future of investment in the solar industry.
Fuel costs are the primary cost driver of the airline industry. The critical nature of enhanced fuel economy has prompted many kinds of innovative technologies in the aviation industry that may define the future.
When we think of hydro, we think of huge ecologically questionable projects. But does hydro have a “soft” side?