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On-and-off wind and solar power pushing coal plants to the brink

Operators ramp it down and then bring it back up again. That’s not how coal-fired power plants are supposed to be used.

Drones are revolutionizing the energy sector: Bullard and Curry

"Drones offer a cheaper and more effective way of monitoring infrastructure than traditional methods of sending workers to dangerous, remote terrain."

Copper: driving the green energy revolution

Copper is known as “man’s first metal”, and for over 10,000 years, it’s been used in applications ranging from architecture to coinage.

Wind power inches up on hydropower in US

Wind turbines in the United States have grown in both average height and capacity over the past decade, according to data on utility-scale electricity generators collected by EIA

Australia's energy guarantee could ‘decimate’ wind, solar: BNEF

National Energy Guarantee program could slash investment in wind and solar projects if Australian government fails to boost 2030 emissions-reduction target.

A year after Trump's win, coal is still losing to renewables

It’s been a year since President Donald Trump’s election and his pledges to transform the energy markets haven’t exactly come to pass.

China can solve wasted renewable energy problem by 2020

As Beijing seeks to boost use of more renewable energy and cut coal dependence, NEA recommends that more small-scale wind projects be built closer to users.

This company can help decarbonize your mine

The Rocky Mountain Institute published a report outlining what its researchers consider to be a feasible path toward sustainable mining