The rise of the energy cloud

The rise of the energy cloud is creating a change in the energy and utility landscape that will result in a fundamental reimagining of how the industry and the nation generates, stores, and consumes energy…

Italy-France HVDC transmission line is latest to cross borders in European Union

The countries of the European Union are working together to transfer renewable energy across borders. The latest transmission link will be between Italy and France — traversing across the Alps. Piossaco, Italy, the beginning location…

Cross-border France-Spain powerline

A 40-mile powerline crossing the border between Spain and France has officially been inaugurated. The line, called the Santa Llogaia-Baixas link, is meant to increase energy ties between the different nations in the European Union…

Apple to open European data centers powered 100 percent by renewables

Apple announced a new plan to build and operating two data centers in Europe — each of which will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy. One of Apple’s new data centers will utilize the…

Google, Comcast threaten utility business

Americans are now more than ever looking at alternate ways of acquiring their energy. Almost 30 percent of Americans would leave their utility if they could and 64 percent of those would choose a non-utility…

Apple, Google among Green Power Leadership

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the recipients of its annual Green Power Leadership Awards for achievements in advancing the nation’s renewable energy market and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The 19 Green Power Partners…

Soon, Europe Might Not Need Any New Power Plants

  Within a few decades, large-scale, centralized electricity generation from fossil fuels could be a thing of the past in Europe. That’s the word from investment bank UBS, which just released a new report anticipating…