There are several cleantech news sites that were launched much longer ago when all things renewable and sustainable were not so popular. Now, as solar, energy storage, wind, electric vehicles, grid edge technologies, software and more take center stage in the American economy – the media has become loud and crowded.

For that reason, we’re sharing a cheatsheet today of all the sustainability, climate and cleantech news sites we read at FischTank PR each day:


AltEnergyMag is a Southern California-based news site consisting of news, articles, and interviews covering alternative energy-related topics. 

Canary Media

Founded in 2021, Canary Media is an independent nonprofit journalism outlet covering all relevant climate tech and clean energy-related news. Canary Media’s team consists of 11 editors and journalists and six staff members.


Launched in 2008, Cleantechnica’s primary mission is to “catalyze the clean tech revolution through industry coverage with journalistic integrity.” 

Energy Storage Journal

Energy Storage Journal (ESJ) is a quarterly B2B publication that covers global news on energy storage, renewable energy, smart grid markets, sustainable policies, and more.

Energy Storage News

Energy Storage News reports global in-depth news and analysis on the energy storage industry. The publication is based in London, England.


GreenBiz Group is a media and events company established in 1991. The publication focuses on emerging cleantech technologies and sustainable business practices and policies.


Grist is an independent nonprofit organization to engage its audiences by journalizing peoples’ stories, specific events, and network-building.

Inside Climate News

Inside Climate News (ICN) is a renowned nonprofit news organization founded in 2007. For over a decade, ICN has been reporting on climate change, energy, and the environment for its audiences. 


Photovoltaics (pv) Magazine reports the latest news on clean energy technology, trends, and market developments. Apart from its international webpage – which covers stories from China, India, Spain, Germany, Australia, and more – pv magazine also has a specialist site for the USA. 

Renewable Energy World

Started by a group of Renewable Energy professionals in 1999, Renewable Energy World solidified itself as one of the most reliable energy news sources in the world. Here, readers can access the latest case studies, technological trends, markets, and more.

Solar Power World

Since 2011, Solar Power World has consistently published clean-energy-related articles and is mostly recognized for the annual Top Solar Contractors list; dubbed as “the most recognized listing of solar companies in the United States.”

Sustainability Magazine

Founded in Norwich, Norfolk in 2017, Sustainability Magazine provides insights, updates, and analysis on everything from EVs, clean energy supply chain, renewable energy, and more.


The 18 year-old (and counting) publication aims to provide all sustainability-related topics to its 2.6 million monthly readers. Treehugger had been featured in TIME magazine in the past and was also acquired by Discovery Communications in 2007.

Triple Pundit

Triple Pundit is a Manhattan-based news site established in 2004. Here, experts cover a wide range of topics from clean energy and climate change to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 

Utility Dive

Utility Dive focuses on news and trends surrounding the electrical power sectors. This includes, but is not limited to smart grid, energy efficiency, regulation and policy, grid security, storage, renewables, and much more. 

Other / Honorable Mentions

While the media below may not fall into the category of cleantech news sites, they do have several dedicated reporters and editorial for all things sustainability, energy and climate. It’s important not to overlook these!


Launched in 2017, Axios primarily focuses on topics that shape our ever-changing lives. With that being said, the publication has a section named “Energy & Environment” since most parts of the world are attempting to live a carbon-neutral lifestyle. 

Bloomberg Citylab

Bloomberg Citylab focuses and reports on problems cities face. This includes issues related to design, culture, transportation, economy, housing, justice, government, technology, and – of course – the environment.

Bloomberg Green

Bloomberg has a section (Bloomberg Green) dedicated to reporting environment-related issues and solutions. 

The Verge

The Verge is a technology-driven multimedia outlet. Of course, this includes cleantech as well. 

***Guest post from FischTank PR intern Steven Young***

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