US votes for clean power

Strong momentum is building across America for a future powered by 100% clean energy. The city of Clarkston in Georgia pledged earlier this month to move to 100% renewables by 2050. And now Bellingham, Washi...

US in push for 100% clean power

How is America doing in transitioning to a future powered by clean energy? I spoke with Jodie Van Horn, Director of the Sierra Club's Ready for 100 campaign, to find out about the actions being taken by comm...

US public wants clean energy future

The American public is supportive of having their electricity generated by renewable energy sources, according to a new survey. Answering questions in a Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (GQR) poll, citizens...

California leads US solar charge

California was the American state that added the most solar electric capacity last year, according to a new report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). And the U.S. Solar Market Insight Repor...

US in love with eco-friendly burgers

America is in the grip of a plant-based food craze. And California's Impossible Foods, backed by investors including Bill Gates, is one of the companies feeding the demand. Its Impossible Burger has been ...

US cities stick to clean energy path

A growing number of American cities are pledging to shift to using 100% renewable energy. California's Goleta City Council is the latest to join the club, backing a resolution this week to move the city to 1...

Fifty US cities back clean power

Fifty American cities have now pledged to move towards getting their energy from 100% renewable sources. Truckee has the honour of being the location that achieves the new landmark, joining cities like San D...

Americans like local clean energy

(USA) A new report reveals Americans are increasingly buying their clean energy locally. The appeal of distributed wind power - where energy is generated close to the place it will be used - is on the ris...

New high for wind and solar energy

(USA) Wind and solar energy provided Americans with more than 10% of their electricity in March for the first time, according to new data. The country's Energy Information Administration (EIA) released fi...

Immigrants spur US startup success

(USA) Startup activity is on an upward trajectory in America, according to a new report. The 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity indicates the upward trend of recent years continued in 2016, in a larg...