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CDP: 42 cities operating on 100% renewable electricity

[caption id="attachment_14877" align="alignleft" width="350"] Vancouver, Canada sources all its electricity from renewables. And it’s done so without increasing household energy bills.[/caption] CDP published a new report concluding how much progress cities are making towards a more renewable...

Dubai sets for renewables

[caption id="attachment_12233" align="alignleft" width="300"] Just over $27.2 billion in investments has been earmarked for a Green Fund, while $13.6 billion will be invested to further expand the Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.[/caption] Dubai sees the green light! The country announced...

Iran Renewable Energy Market

[caption id="attachment_12193" align="alignleft" width="300"] Tapping into renewables will help Iran satisfy domestic energy demand and free up fossil fuel for export, especially as oil trades at its lowest level in over a decade[/caption] Iran is inviting your for the first Business Meeting on...

100% renewables for South America

[caption id="attachment_12079" align="alignleft" width="300"] The researchers compared the results with former studies of North America, Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia and Russia, the Middle East and Northern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe.[/caption] A study by Lappeenranta...

Investing in renewables interesting

[caption id="attachment_9208" align="alignleft" width="300"] Smart Grid projects Europe including investments 2014[/caption] Investing in renewables is increasingly interesting. The rise of renewable energy seems unstoppable. In 2015, 50% of all energy was already renewable energy. Worldwide!...

Renewable Energy for a Clean, Healthy World

[caption id="attachment_10450" align="alignleft" width="300"] Public anger: never too big to fall[/caption] At present, we don't have to burn fossils fuels anymore. We have all these renewable energy resources that will supply more than enough energy for current and future energy demands. ...

LA goal: 100% renewables

[caption id="attachment_11474" align="alignleft" width="300"] The City of Los Angeles took a significant step toward realizing its global leadership potential. Mayor Garcetti released LA’s first-ever urban sustainability plan: the pLAn.[/caption] LA City Council members Paul Krekorian and Mike...

Portugal 72 hours on renewables

[caption id="attachment_136" align="alignleft" width="300"] Last week the German government reported that the Portugal produced so much renewable energy on a particularly sunny, windy Sunday that there was a power surplus.[/caption] In may 2016, Portugal ran for more than half a week without...

EU Grid for renewables

[caption id="attachment_6710" align="alignleft" width="300"] Interconnections are necessary to ensure the continued security of supply in the European electricity market and to secure the the supply of renewable electricity between European Countries.[/caption] The EU (European) Grid for...

The world could be 100% renewable by 2050

[caption id="attachment_10179" align="alignleft" width="300"] Adoption of a global green energy infrastructure would provide power to 4 billion! people and the energy independence of countries would eliminate a major cause of global conflict.[/caption] A new study by Stanford University’s...

Obama in State of the Union: We should boost renewables

[caption id="attachment_10209" align="alignleft" width="300"] President Obama is committed to taking responsible steps to address climate change, promote clean energy and energy efficiency, drive innovation, and ensure a cleaner, more stable environment for future generations[/caption] In his...

Dubai Plans $7.3 Billion Renewable Energy Tenders

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has announced a comprehensive plan to significantly increase investment in renewable energy projects. Announcing its annual budget, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) stated that it will float tenders worth Dh 27 billion (US$7.35 billion) to set...

IoT transforms cities to renewables

[caption id="attachment_9912" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Internet of Things has the potential to make renewable energy more effective and a much better investment, therefore more people might buy solar panels, storage batteries and other green devices.[/caption] IoT - the Internet of...

TRENDING RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES AND INITIATIVES

[caption id="attachment_8587" align="alignleft" width="300"] Even the Pope is getting 'green'[/caption] Trending renewable energy technologies and initiatives. It's an exciting time to work in renewable energy. On a daily basis, we hear about new developments, ground-breaking innovations and...

Bill Gates boosts $2bn to accelerate renewable breakthroughs

[caption id="attachment_8769" align="alignleft" width="300"] There is an urgent need for “high risk” investments in breakthrough technologies for renewables[/caption] Bill Gates intents to double his investments in green energy technology and research to limit global warming. In his interview...

2014 record year for renewable energy

[caption id="attachment_5718" align="alignleft" width="300"] Green power: Global investments reached USD 300 billion. A relatively large proportion of these billions has been done by emerging countries such as Burundi, Kenya, Honduras, Jordan and Uruguay.[/caption] According to the Global Status...

PROS & CONS OF (RENEWABLE) ENERGY SOURCES

[caption id="attachment_8078" align="alignleft" width="300"] Aura distributed CSP with solar tower technology[/caption] Let’s have a look at different energy sources and their Pros & Cons. The last few years, more and more researchers discover new approaches, technics and improvements to...

Green Oil & Renewable Energy Consulting

I am writing regard to the mail (April 14th in box mail the Green Oil & Renewable Energy Consulting) It has been a privilege to receive their message. We could certainly make future actions jointly, but for this it is necessary to have some basic information. I wonder where we can help and...

Flywheel could ‘revolutionise’ renewables

[caption id="attachment_6345" align="alignleft" width="300"] The energy in a flywheel can quickly be converted to electrical energy by which these systems often have a high power in relation to their capacity[/caption] This Flywheel Renewable Energy Storage plant being built in Ireland could solve...

Tool calculates amount of renewables from biomass

[caption id="attachment_7237" align="alignleft" width="300"] Biomass power plants—in some cases, biorefineries—work much like a fossil fuel power plant. A plant-based product, such as wood scraps, trees, switchgrass, corn stover, hemp, sugarcane, corn, yard clippings or even garbage, is combusted to...

5 Million US dollars for renewables competition Africa

[caption id="attachment_6980" align="alignleft" width="225"] Isn’t it a great thing, to get 25 years worth of power for irrigation, with just 3 years of money spent on diesel / gas powered water pumps?[/caption] AccessAfrica, today launched the Access Co-Development Fund ('ACF'), a US$ 5 million...

Pros & Cons of (renewable) energy sources

[caption id="attachment_2032" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hydrogen energy for example, seems to be much cheaper and cleaner than fossil energy[/caption] The last few years, more and more researchers discover new approaches, technics and improvements to all kind of renewable energy sources....

Dossier Renewable Energy Storage Systems

[caption id="attachment_7242" align="alignleft" width="285"] The aluminium battery can be charged and discharged 7,500 times, without hardly any loss of capacity.[/caption] In order to decrease temperature rising and replace fossil energy, we need to change to renewable energy sources. But what...

Burlington (USA) 100% renewable energy

[caption id="attachment_6288" align="alignleft" width="300"] The milestone was reached when the city rounded out its existing portfolio of wind, water, and biomass energy by purchasing the Winooski One hydroelectric dam[/caption] Burlington (Vermont) is the first city to use 100% renewables for all...

China invests in renewables – coal production falls

[caption id="attachment_6170" align="alignleft" width="300"] Much of the pressure on the coal industry is the result of demanding new environmental regulations from the Chinese government[/caption] In 2014, the coal production fell 2.1% in China. Further decreases are expected this year...