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  1. Renewables surpass nuclear power generation in US
    Renewables surpass nuclear power generation in US 27 Jun 2017

    Renewable energy sources are now producing a larger share of U.S. net electrical generation than nuclear power, according to the latest issue of the IEA Electric Power Monthly

    North America,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  2. 36 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables
    36 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables 22 Jun 2017

    The cities of Sarasota in Florida, and Columbia in South Carolina, have committed to transition to 100 per cent renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,COP 23
  3. Renewables generated 10% of US electricity in March
    Renewables generated 10% of US electricity in March 15 Jun 2017

    Combined wind and solar energy accounted for more than 10 per cent of U.S. power generation in March; the highest ever share of renewable energy in the nation’s power mix

    North America,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  4. Seattle vows to uphold Paris Agreement on climate change
    Seattle vows to uphold Paris Agreement on climate change 14 Jun 2017

    The city of Seattle in Washington has expressed its “commitment to meet or exceed” the goals of the Paris Agreement following a vote in the City Council

    North America,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. Germany and California to strengthen climate cooperation
    Germany and California to strengthen climate cooperation 13 Jun 2017

    Europe’s largest economy and the largest state economy in the U.S. have issued a joint statement of intent to boost climate cooperation and to support the "Under 2 Coalition"

    Europe,North America,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  6. Santa Barbara becomes 30th US city to commit to 100% renewables
    Santa Barbara becomes 30th US city to commit to 100% renewables 8 Jun 2017

    The city of Santa Barbara has become the 30th city in the U.S. and the first city on the Central Coast to commit to transition to 100 per cent renewables

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  7. China and California partner on climate action
    China and California partner on climate action 7 Jun 2017

    China’s Ministry of Science and Technology and the government of California have signed an agreement to work together on combating climate change and reducing emissions

    Asia,North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. Over a thousand US business leaders and mayors commit to the Paris Agreement
    Over a thousand US business leaders and mayors commit to the Paris Agreement 6 Jun 2017

    Over 200 mayors have joined more than a thousand businesses, investors and academic institutions in signing a pact to continue the fight against climate change in the U.S.

    North America,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  9. Los Angeles secures clean energy future with new geothermal project
    Los Angeles secures clean energy future with new geothermal project 6 Jun 2017

    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has entered a power purchase agreement (PPA) for geothermal power that will provide enough energy to power 208,000 homes

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  10. New York to invest $1.5 billion in renewable energy projects
    New York to invest $1.5 billion in renewable energy projects 5 Jun 2017

    On Friday 2 June, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the investment of $1.5 billion for renewable energy projects as part of the state’s pursuit of 50 per cent renewable energy by 2030

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23

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