Renewable energy industry news roundup: June 6-June 14, 2015
This week in renewable energy news, California continues to break solar energy records, Hawaii sets a big goal for 2045 and a new study claims the rest of the United States could follow suit.
Ecotech Institute's Walter Christmas discusses summer safety for wind technicians
Heat stress is a very real concern that should not be taken lightly. Public service announcements warn us that a car can reach temperatures of 140° F within an hour in the sun. A wind turbine nacelle can get just as hot.
Study claims U.S. could run exclusively on clean energy by 2050
A new study plots roadmaps for all 50 states to achieve this goal. The study is published in Energy & Environmental Science, and is authored by Mark Z. Jacobson, a civil and environmental engineer who heads up Stanford's Atmosphere and Energy Program.
Forbes talks to Richard Rankin about investor appetite for renewable energy
Richard Rankin joined Ardsley Partners in March 2012. Prior to joining Ardsley Partners, Richard was the Partner of Atheneum Capital LLC, a Private Equity firm he founded in 2005. Atheneum invests in life science, technology, cleantech and alternative companies.