clean energy News

  • Cooling Towers & Legionnaires Disease

    The largest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City history was traced to a cooling tower at a Bronx hotel in 2015. Over 120 people were infected and 12 of them died causing health officials to establish regulations for ongoing Legionella control measures. In March of 2016 in Sydney, Australia, 12 cooling towers tested positive for Legionella levels above the regulatory ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM3)

    Energy Ministers from 23 of the world’s leading economies will meet at Lancaster House in London from April 25-27, to work together on accelerating the transition to clean energy technologies, with outcomes feeding in to the Rio +20 summit in June. The discussions will take place at the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM3) [www.cleanenergyministerial.org], which will work on enhancing ...

  • Clean Energy Trends 2012

    Clean Edge's 11th annual Clean Energy Trends report has been released for 2012. The full report is a must read for industry stakeholders and is downloaded by tens of thousands annually. The report includes growth forecasts and market sizing for the major clean-energy sectors (solar PV, wind, and biofuels), as well as detailed analysis of solar PV pricing, public market activity and performance, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Going for gold in clean energy

    Helping British Columbia 'Go for the Gold' in clean energy, GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE and Plutonic Power Corporation (TSX: PCC) announced today updates on construction at the 144-megawatt Dokie Wind Project and 196-megawatt East Toba River and Montrose Creek Hydroelectric Project. Announced during a 2010 Winter Olympic Games briefing today at the British Columbia Showcase in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Competing in the Clean Energy Sector

    Canada's clean technology sector is a major driver of job growth and innovation, and could be worth $60 billion by 2020 barring current federal policy and financing barriers, says a new report by the Pembina Institute. Competing in Clean Energy:  Capitalizing on Canadian innovation in a $3 trillion economy details the opportunities and challenges facing Canada in the global ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Clean-energy trends 2008

    The following is an excerpt from Clean-Energy Trends 2008. To read the full report, please download the PDF file by clicking on the link below. Amid a challenging economic outlook—plummeting housing prices, rising foreclosure rates, record-high oil prices, sinking consumer confidence, looming recession—2007 was another banner year for clean energy, with no signs of a slowdown in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Clean energy projects announced

    The Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership’s (REEEP) has announced the remaining short-listed projects under its 7th programme cycle call from the regions in East and South Asia and the Pacific. In all a total of 120 projects have been short-listed globally from which 43 projects will be supported. REEEP received a large number of high quality proposals and the steering committees ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • How clean is Green Energy?

    Environmentalists discover that the World’s largest Solar Thermal Farm launched in California this February, is actually killing birds that fly around its extremely hot towers. This ‘Greener and Cleaner’ farm is alleged for hampering the survival of many other species –and this is where it sparks controversy in certain cautious corners. The above would probably ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Clean Energy Trends 2010

    Two weeks ago, Clean Edge launched its annual Clean Energy Trends 2010 report. Since then, it has received extensive media coverage. In general the report notes that 2009 will go down as one of the worst years in economic ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Clean energy infrastructure

    Preferred bidders in the Government’s £1bn CCS Commercialisation Programme were announced in March 2013. Since then, my Department has taken forward detailed negotiations with these bidders to draw up and agree specifications and contracts for Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) studies of their projects. Developing carbon capture and storage infrastructure forms part of the ...

  • NRDC: Clean energy bill should stay clean

    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today approved a bipartisan bill speeding the United States’ transition to a more energy efficient economy by promoting available efficiency technologies for homes, businesses, industrial facilities and the federal government. Franz Matzner, associate director of government affairs for the Natural Resources Defense Council, made these ...

  • Envirotech and clean energy investor summit

    New Energy World Network's Envirotech & Clean Energy Investor Summit has established itself as the foremost event for networking with the industry's most active and influential investment decision-makers, experts, company leaders, entrepreneurs and technology pioneers. With attendance capped at 500 delegates the ...

  • BC tables clean energy act

    On April 28, the government of British Columbia announced the introduction of a new Clean Energy Act. According to the press release, the Clean Energy Act "sets the foundation for a new future of electricity self-sufficiency, job creation and reduced greenhouse gas emissions, powered by unprecedented investments in clean, renewable energy across the province." Like Ontario"s Green Energy Act, the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Rivers and oceans as clean sources of energy

    The third day of the acqua alta, which will take place from 10 to 12 November at the CCH - Congress Center Hamburg - will be focusing on the topic of hydro energy. Experts from Germany and abroad will be presenting new developments and projects. Not only will the classic types of energy generation from water power be addressed, but also the advanced and climate-friendly use of tides and sea ...

  • Australia moves to clean energy future

    Australia"s Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Senator Penny Wong, has welcomed the passage of the enhanced Renewable Energy Target and Building Energy Efficiency legislation through the Parliament.  "These are important milestones for Australia as we move towards our clean energy future," Senator Wong said. "We know we will need to transform our energy sector and our ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • BC tables clean energy act

    The government of British Columbia has introduced a new Clean Energy Act which 'sets the foundation for a new future of electricity self-sufficiency, job creation and reduced greenhouse gas emissions, powered by unprecedented investments in clean, renewable energy across the ...

  • Galápagos islands search for clean energy

    Ecuador has taken the first step towards ending the oil dependence of its Galápagos Islands, in the eastern Pacific Ocean, with the official opening of a 10.8 million dollar wind energy facility on the island of San Cristóbal. Ecuador's President Rafael Correa toured the facility as part of a celebration of the 500th anniversary of the discovery of the Galápagos, and proposed to declare the ...


  • How to design a clean energy standard

    WRI’s response to the Bingaman-Murkowski White Paper on the design of a clean energy standard in the United States. In response to President Obama’s goal of generating 80 percent of the U.S. electricity from clean energy sources by 2035, Senate Committee on Energy and ...

  • Clean Energy Live & New Products

    Evolving from Solar Energy UK’s previous energy+ brand and 6-years of continuous show growth, this year’s show heralds an exciting new era where Solar Energy UK evolves into a broader exhibition – Clean Energy Live, opening up new market segments and bringing whole building energy solutions and centralised to distributed energy to the mainstream. ...


    By SolaX Power Europe

  • Clean energy for all: a global challenge

    This week, key leaders from the policy, industry, government, NGO, banking, and civil society sectors are gathering in the Philippines for the 7th annual Asian Clean Energy Forum (ACEF). The event, organized by the Asian Development Bank and USAID, aims to foster discussions about how to scale up clean energy initiatives ...

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