Distributed power threatens to send utilities into a death spiral. Naturally, they would like to slow it down. Is there any way for distributed energy and utilities to get along? Maybe!
Rooftop solar panels and other distributed-energy tools will radically shake up the power sector, according to an unusually frank report from a utility trade group.
In McDonough's new book "The Upcycle," he and Michael Braungart think big about how we can remake society -- not to be less bad but to be really good.
If we had spent $3.9 trillion on building renewables instead of fighting in Iraq, we could be generating around half of our electricity from clean power today.
NV Energy has been shamed and embarrassed by the Reid Gardner coal plant one too many times. Now the utility has decided to get out of the coal game entirely.
The idea? Help people give up the headache of auto ownership by turning transportation into a service.
Rules from EPA have to go through the president’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, where they are subjected to cost considerations not envisioned by Congress. Heinzerling explains what’s wrong with this system.
Banking giant Citigroup has issued a report that ought to thrill fans of renewable energy, even though greens might not like its message about natural gas.
NRG, which provides power to utilities, is starting to sell power-generation options directly to consumers. This is the beginning of utilities being edged out of the power game.