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May 1, 2015

Hawaii lawmakers agree on 100% renewables by 2045 mandate

A joint House-Senate committee in Hawaii agreed in a compromise on House Bill 623 to set 2045 as the target year for obtaining 100% of the state's electricity from renewables. The Senate had wanted 2050 and the House had...[more]

Category: North America - News

April 12, 2015

France 100% Renewable Electricity by 2050?

French Federal Government Report: 100% Renewable Electricity by 2050 in France Would Not Cost More than 50% Nuclear The following is a brief summary of a piece that appeared in France's center-left newspaper Le Monde, which...[more]

Category: Europe - News

March 23, 2015

Canada Could Go 100 Percent Renewable By 2035 If Its Government Gets Serious About Climate Change

Canada can be a world leader in emissions reductions and renewable energy use, but only if its federal government decides to take climate change seriously, according to a new report. The report, published Wednesday by 70...[more]

Category: North America - News

March 23, 2015

Costa Rica powered 100% by renewables for first 75 days of 2015

The Latin American country of Costa Rica has achieved the milestone of generating 100 per cent of its energy from renewable resources, with a combination of hydropower and geothermal for 75 days in a row, the the state-owned...[more]

Category: North America - News

March 20, 2015

Texas city to go 100% solar, wind – because it’s cheaper, more reliable

A city in Texas – home to the “Gusher Age” of American oil – is aiming to become 100 per cent renewable within two years, after finalising a deal with SunEdison to supply it with solar power for 25...[more]

Category: North America - News

March 16, 2015

Michigan town has ‘NEAT’ idea to go 100 percent renewable

Ten percent of Michigan’s power will come from renewable sources by the end of this year. For a small community in the western tip of the state’s lower peninsula, though, that’s not enough. A group of residents in Leelanau...[more]

Category: North America - News

March 12, 2015

Hawaii is on track to pass legislation this year requiring the state to go 100 percent renewable by 2040.

Hawaii is on track to pass legislation this year requiring the state to go 100 percent renewable by 2040. Earlier this month, committees in the Hawaii House and Senate both unanimously recommended bills that would raise the...[more]

Category: North America - News

February 10, 2015

2014 a "massive year" for wind and solar power in Scotland - new data published

Analysis by WWF ScotlandWhen looking at data for the whole of 2014… Wind turbines provided an estimated 8,958,130MWh of electricity to the National Grid, or an average of 746,510MWh each month - enough to supply the electrical...[more]

Category: Europe - News

February 9, 2015

Repower Our Schools: 100% Renewable Energy Offers Schools Savings, Health and Learning Opportunities

Imagine if every school in our country was powered by clean, affordable, renewable energy. Schools everywhere could have solar arrays on their roofs to power the classrooms, provide important learning opportunities for their...[more]

Category: North America - News

January 18, 2015

Denmark Sets World Record For Wind Power Production

Climate Progress: Denmark Sets World Record For Wind Power Production Denmark has been long been a pioneer in wind power, having installed its first turbines in the mid-1970s when oil shocks sent the import-dependent nation on...[more]

Category: Europe - News

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