renewable energy industry News

North Carolina-Based Duke Energy to Turn Pig Poop Into Power

Duke Energy Corp. announced plans to expand its renewable energy from livestock waste, adding poop power to investments the country’s largest electric company has made in whirring wind turbines and acres of solar arrays. The Charlotte-based utility said it contracted …

Insurance Bill for Renewable Energy Seen Tripling to $2.8 Billion

Insurance costs for the renewable energy industry may more than triple to $2.8 billion by 2020 as projects become more complex and risky, a report commissioned by Swiss Re Ltd. found. The report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance examined markets …