Renewable Energy

How Much Would Joe Biden’s Policies Cost?

Photo: Getty ImagesJoe Biden has said he’ll make college and healthcare more affordable as president, all while moving the country toward more renewable energy sources. Sounds great! But those changes will come with a price tag to the tune of more than $3 trillion. And after months of criticizing other candidates’ plans as being half-baked,…

VoltServer adds a data layer to electricity distribution in a move that could help smart grid rollout

Stephen Eaves, the chief executive of a new startup that promises to overlay data on electricity distribution, has spent years developing data management technologies. Eaves’ first company, the eponymous Eaves Devices, focused on energy systems in aerospace and defense — they converted the military’s fleet of B2 bombers to use lithium ion batteries. The second…

Logitech announces plan to be carbon neutral by 2030

Computer and gaming peripheral company Logitech today announced plans to limit its carbon footprint and to be powered fully by renewable electricity within a decade. The company, which is best known for its brands of mice and keyboards, pledged its support for the United Nations 1.5 degrees Centigrade business initiative, through which organizations declare plans…

John Kerry Launches Star-Studded Climate Coalition

John Kerry said that while some members of his coalition might advocate for certain climate measures, the coalition is not aimed at promoting any particular plan.Credit…Mary Schwalm/Associated PressNov. 30, 2019, 12:29 p.m. ETWASHINGTON — John Kerry, the former senator and secretary of state, has formed a new bipartisan coalition of world leaders, military brass and…