Previous Renewable Energy News 2021

EV Turning Point: Momentum Builds for U.S. Electric Vehicle Transition 03-15-21

Driven by GM, Tesla, and the Biden administration, the U.S. is now poised to press ahead in the transformation to electric vehicles. Big challenges still loom, but technological advances, government support, and growing consumer appeal will drive the inevitable switch to EVs. Read more at Yale Environment 360


On U.S. East Coast, Has Offshore Wind’s Moment Finally Arrived? 02-24-21

After years of false starts, offshore wind is poised to take off along the East Coast. Commitments by states to purchase renewable power, support from the Biden administration, and billions in new investment are all contributing to the emergence of this fledgling industry. Read more at Yale Environment 360


Empire State Building Realty Trust Now 100% Powered by Wind 02-23-21

This is a major step forward in New York City’s commitment to divesting fossil fuels. Read more at EcoWatch


How to ensure electric cars aren’t just for rich people 02-22-21

As automakers ramp up EV production, U.S. car buyers are increasingly making the switch themselves. Read more at Grist


Biden Finally Pushes Vineyard Wind Project Forward After Years of Delays 02-04-21

In 2018, Vineyard Wind planned to build the first utility-scale offshore wind project near Martha’s Vineyard — a project that could create thousands of jobs and generated enough energy to serve 400,000 households and businesses. Read more at Our Daily Planet


Tap Lines: Maine breweries aim to reduce their impact on the environment 02-01-21

Their efforts include recycling programs, solar installations and capturing carbon dioxide. Read more at Press Herald


Investors see green returns as renewable energy rises 01-28-21

The future looks bright for solar and other renewable energy technology. Read more at The Washington Post


Has the electric car’s moment arrived at last? 01-22-21

We’re on the cusp of transitioning to electric vehicles—if Biden and Congress take the right steps. Read more at National Geographic


Solar advocates make appeal to businesses that now is a uniquely good time to look to the skies 02-15-21

The Pennsylvania Solar Center, a Hill District nonprofit is paying special attention to small- and medium-sized businesses this winter. Read more at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette