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Clean energy for all: strategies for expanding access in the developing world

by World Resources Institute WRI  (Jun. 8, 2012)

Accessing reliable energy is one of the greatest obstacles the developing world faces. Globally, about 1.3 billion people go without electricity, while 2.7 billion lack modern energy services. Providing these populations with energy is difficult—ensuring that generation occurs in environmentally sustainable and cost-effective ways makes the ...

Clean energy study questions cost-effectiveness of Site C project

by GLOBE Foundation  (Oct. 19, 2014)

The Independent Power Producers Association of BC (Clean Energy BC) has released a report it commissioned from an independent British strategic advisory professional services firm that suggests smaller clean-energy plants might be a viable option to the proposed Site C dam.* The study from London Economics International (LEI) finds the savings ...

Clean energy investment reached records in 2010 thanks to Europe and China

by Vital Efficienci Ltd.  (Feb. 24, 2010)

Clean energy investment reached records in 2010, as asset managers are increasingly considering climate change risks in their ...

Notus Clean Energy LLC – Cape Cod, MA - Case Study

by Boreal Renewable Energy Development  (May 17, 2012)

The owners of a Falmouth, MA industrial park parcel saw the potential in 2004 for a utility-scale wind turbine sited in a large, well-elevated location. A large turbine could supply electricity for the complex and create surplus power that could be delivered back to a regional utility. Despite receiving more than 100 letters of support from ...

Turning biomass into clean energy inside an eco-business zone

by Yield Energy Inc.  (Jul. 14, 2009)

Sustainable business practices are becoming a competitive necessity, and businesses (as well as government) can do more for the environment working together than apart. The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA), in partnership with the Region of Peel and cities of Toronto, Brampton and Mississauga, ...

Integrated Solutions - Organics Management, Clean Water and Renewable Energy

by BioCycle Magazine  (Feb. 1, 2002)

California’s Chino Basin Organics Management Strategy uses creative ways to protect its watershed while expanding composting and digesting capacity for manure and biosolids. CLEAN WATER is a vital commodity in the semiarid environment within the coastal plain of southern California. About two-thirds of the water supply is imported from often ...

4 Insights on Unlocking Finance for Clean Energy Access in Africa

by World Resources Institute WRI  (Jan. 30, 2014)

January heralds the start of not just a new year, but a new decade: the U.N. Decade of Sustainable Energy for All. In declaring the Decade, the U.N. has urged its members to help “make universal access to sustainable modern energy ...

On clean energy, time to follow where Google, GE, Buffett lead

by World Resources Institute WRI  (May 29, 2012)

Google is backing it. So is Warren Buffett, America’s most-watched investor. GE, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers, is too. Each of these corporate icons is placing big bets and hundreds of millions of dollars on a future powered by wind and solar power. Apple just joined them, announcing plans to power its ...

Clean-Energy Innovation Essential to meeting Climate Goals – IEA Report

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 4, 2015)

A concerted push for clean-energy innovation is the only way the world can meet its climate goals, the International Energy Agency says as it released its flagship energy technology report. The report, Energy Technology Perspectives 2015 (ETP 2015), shows that despite a few recent success stories, clean-energy progress is falling well short ...

Is `clean` coal possible?

by GLOBE Foundation  (Apr. 23, 2007)

VANCOUVER, April 18, 2007 (GLOBE-Net) - Coal is the world’s most commonly used fuel to produce electrical energy, and will continue as such for some time. Yet it is one of the ’dirtiest’ of all fossil fuels. It is a major source of toxic air pollutants and the leading source of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. Many believe ’clean coal’ ...

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