• Wind turbines near Tarariras, west of Montevideo, Uruguay, 2/8/15. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL ROJO via Getty Images

    The country expects its installed wind capacity to roughly triple to 1,600MW by 2017.Americas,electricity,Uruguay,UTE,Vestas Wind Systems,wind energy,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Sep 03, 2015, 4:19 PM EDT
  • A solar panel on an electric pole for roadside lightning in the countryside outside of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Getty Images

    The firm has now secured the rights for a total of 818MW of photovoltaic projects in Brazil's solar auctions.Americas,Brazil,Dilma Rousseff,Enel Green Power,Intersolar South America,Renewable energy,solar power,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Aug 31, 2015, 3:05 PM EDT
  • A pipeline oil spill near the Long Lake oil sands operation in Alberta, Canada. Nexen/Larry MacDougall/The Canadian Press

    Firms are developing new technologies to reduce the pollution and water use of oil sands extraction.Americas,U.S.,Alberta,Canada,Imperial Oil,Marathon Oil,MCW Energy Group,Oil sands,Suncor Energy,Utah,Vivakor Inc.,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Aug 03, 2015, 2:44 PM EDT
  • The Boulder Creek Wildfire on July 3, 2015, Canada. (Photo Credit: BC Wildfire Management Branch/Facebook)

    This year is shaping up to be Canada's worst fire season on record, with many burning out of control.Americas,Alberta,British Columbia,Canada,Saskatchewan,wildfires,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jul 16, 2015, 11:29 AM EDT
  • Vehicles queue at a gas station in Oaxaca, Mexico, on June 5, 2015, PATRICIA CASTELLANOS/AFP/Getty Images

    Illegal pipeline theft, refinery maintenance, and a Pemex website crashing created a perfect storm.Americas,fuel shortage,gas stations,Gasoline,Mexico,Pemex,pipelines,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jul 08, 2015, 11:39 AM EDT