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US Wind Power Thriving as Tax Credits are…

It has been a year since Congress extended generous tax credits for renewable energy projects, and the U.S. wind industry is thriving as a result. The tax credit renewal has boosted the long-term outlooks for…

Tesla Unveils Solar Roof and Powerwall 2

Elon Musk says Tesla Solar Roof will cost less than a conventional roof. After the official shareholders meeting approving the merger of Tesla Motors and SolarCity ended and before the question and answer session could…

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10% Renewable Energy in the US by 2020

This is the possible mix that the US could have by 2020 (still far short of countries like Germany and Spain with 16% and 35% respectively) according to the latest report, projecting that The United…

Biofuel for Hawaii

Sustainable biofuels could provide Hawaii with enough fuel, food and fiber to significantly reduce it's dependence on foreign sources of fossil fuel and imported food. Biofuel plantations could revitalize Hawaii's agricultural sector, anchoring a cluster…

The State of Algal Biodiesel

When I first heard about algal biodiesel it seemed like the liquid fuels problem had just been solved. Unfortunately like so many things that sound a little too good to be true, so it has…