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Renewable Energy

Vox's news coverage and updates on the latest in renewables like solar power, wind energy, storage, and batteries.

The propane industry’s weird obsession with school buses, explained

Why Biden’s multibillion-dollar bet on hydrogen energy is such a big deal

The US power grid quietly survived its most brutal summer yet

Is the future of energy ... pouring water on hot rocks in the ground?

Why a “room-temperature superconductor” would be a huge deal

4 winners and 1 loser in the EPA’s historic move to limit power plant pollution

The EPA’s long-delayed new rules for power plant pollution, explained


How to fix clean energy’s storage problem

A renter’s guide to the Inflation Reduction Act

How you can take advantage of tax breaks in the Inflation Reduction Act

A mountain, a tower, a thermos of molten salt. These are the batteries that could power our renewable future.

The end of a battery’s life matters as much as its beginning

The real reason a heat wave is pushing California’s power grid to its limits

4 underrated parts of the Inflation Reduction Act

Congress failed on climate. What can Biden do now?

These batteries work from home

There’s a climate solution hiding in our walls 

Clean energy is buried at the bottom of abandoned oil wells

The hydrogen energy dream

How to clear the air in the most polluted cities on Earth

Dirty energy pays more than clean energy. That’s a problem.

Biden’s offshore wind plan is also a jobs plan

The latest data on US climate pollution is very bad

Is this the beginning of the end of gas stoves and dirty heat in buildings?

The infrastructure law aims to clean up pollution in your community

An “attack on American cities” is freezing climate action in its tracks

One policy that could challenge a century of fossil fuel dominance

The US power grid isn’t ready for climate change

The fastest way to get more people to buy electric vehicles

How Biden could actually deliver on his climate goals

Why every state is vulnerable to a Texas-style power crisis 

2020 ties for the hottest year on record

The Earth itself could provide carbon-free heat for buildings

Live results: Nevada renewable energy ballot initiative

China’s commitment to become carbon neutral by 2060, explained

Michael Moore produced a film about climate change that’s a gift to Big Oil

How Germany helped make renewable energy cheap for the rest of the world

California now requires solar panels on all new homes. That’s not necessarily a good thing.

Solar and wind are coming. And the power sector isn’t ready.

These huge new wind turbines are a marvel. They’re also the future.

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