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U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions hit lowest level since 1991

Data for the first six months of 2016 shows warmer weather and increasing renewable energy use cutting into demand for fossil fuels.

New video interviews with GTM Research, EnergySage and SunShot Director Dr. Charlie Gay

pv magazine LIVE brings you more videos interviews from the 2016 Solar Power International trade show

Obama touts success of solar at SXSL event

The president also spoke about the need for energy storage at the event, which was inspired by the South-by-Southwest conference.

Renewables rise to 16.8% of U.S. electricity production in H1 2016

However, EIA data shows solar PV only making up 1.3% of total generation, a fraction of the portion in leading European nations.

U.S. Energy Department hires Charlie Gay to lead the SunShot Initiative

Gay brings with him over 40 years of experience, including heading NREL in the 90’s and serving on SunPower’s board of advisors.

U.S. government makes up to $4.5 billion in loan guarantees available for EV infrastructure

The new access to loan guarantees is part of a suite of actions that the Obama Administration has unveiled to support electric vehicles and charging stations.

GRID Alternatives to install solar for 500 Los Angeles families

The non-profit will also train 500 LA residents in solar installation.

North American leaders to set out target of 50% "clean" electricity by 2025

Obama, Trudeau and Peña Nieto will be presenting the target, which will include nuclear and carbon capture and storage, at a summit of the three leaders.

Ontario grid operator report shows impact of solar PV

The IESO’s latest report finds that behind-the-meter solar is driving down summer peaks, and driving the peaks of net demand later in the day.

Energiewende U.S.: PG&E to phase out California’s last nuclear plant in favor of renewables

The California utility has also set a goal of 55% renewable energy by 2031, which is more aggressive than the state’s current renewable energy mandate.

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