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  • Valeport Sponsor Team Hummingbird to Final of the IET Formula 24 Series

    An all-female team of budding racing drivers and technicians from Plymouth High School for Girls is celebrating as they secured a coveted place at the international final of the IET Formula 24 series, a competitive race series for electric vehicles designed, engineered and driven by 11-16 year olds. Sponsorship from Totnes-based Valeport, one of the UK’s leading ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Renewable Energy in the Mining Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Renewable Energy in the Mining Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0863837/Renewable-Energy-in-the-Mining-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Renewable ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Germany: renewable energy - an overview

    Germany’s renewable energy goals are ambitious. In order to cut 270 million metric tons of CO2 emissions between 2006 and 2020, the federal government announced an action program that fosters the production and consumption of energy produced from renewable sources, thereby encouraging a significant increase in energy efficiency. Germany strives to be the worldwide leader by 2050 in all ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Renewable energy technologies are competitive

    During 2011 the investments in the renewable energy industry globally reached a record 260 billion dollars, and surpassed investments in fossil fuels for the first time. Thus, the renewable energy revolution is emerging. At World Bioenergy 2012 leading representatives of the global renewable energy industry will present how to achieve a global 100% renewable energy system and at what ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Renewable Energy: Opportunities and Mistakes

    Robert Leak completed an engineering apprenticeship in 1982 before moving to the Metropolitan Police Service where he progressed to the position of Senior Engineer within their Property Services Department. In 2005 Robert decided to focus on the growing opportunity presented by renewable energy technologies and the opportunity they presented in providing cost effective solutions to businesses and ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Japan – renewable energy

    The Japanese market for environmental products and services has been growing steadily since the introduction of stricter legislation in the late 1990s. The 3Rs (reduce, recycle, reuse) now form the basis of all environmental policies. The country’s commitments under the Kyoto Protocol and a high level of public awareness of environmental issues also contribute to the growth in this sector. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • MENA Renewable Energy 2013

    A comprehensive review of trends and prospects in the renewable energy sector across the Middle East and North Africa region The Middle East this year enters a new era in which renewable energy will play a strategic role in delivering electric power to agriculture, industry and urban areas. Total renewable energy capacity will grow to more than 30,000MW by end of 2020 and total expected ...


  • Renewable energy goes royal

    Windsor Castle is set to be the "primary customer" of a renewable electricity scheme to harness power from the River Thames. The project from Southeast Power Engineering will see electricity generated from two turbines installed in the Romney Weir delivered to the royal residence by underground cables. A planning application for the creation of a hydroelectric scheme in the weir was ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Renewable energy at the tipping point

    No longer a mere suggestion of what might be, renewable energy is hitting a tipping point, with far-reaching implications. For the first time, understanding the scale and patterns of renewable energy development has become essential to any full analysis of trends that will shape the global energy economy and the health of the planet. That is the story told by a new report that the Worldwatch ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Is Renewable Energy Stuck?

    Expectations on the growth and deployment of renewable energy vastly exceed actual growth of green energy, says Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, Director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center. As reported in a News Brief from the Center, a new  ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • State of play in renewable energy

    States' policies are important to solar and wind energy development and in reducing energy use says a new report from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The findings are in report, State of the States 2010: The Role of Policy in Clean Energy Market ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The future of global renewable energy

    The future of renewable energy is a choice, not a foregone conclusion. That was the main conclusion of the recently released REN21 Renewables Global Futures Report (GFR) report. Produced by REN21 in co-operation with ISEP, the Institute for Sustainable Energy Policy of Japan, the REN21 Renewables Global Futures Report presents the range of credible possibilities for the future of renewable energy ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 20% renewable energy by 2020

    The European Union has set itself the goal of raising the share of renewable energy sources in the final energy consumption of the Union from 8.5% in 2005 to 20% in 2020. This is an ambitious objective, but it is a necessary contribution to the global fight against climate change and towards better control over our energy dependence. Governments have a crucial role to play through their good ...

  • Renewable Energy Technologies in Sweden

    Bharatbook added a new report on 'Sweden Renewable Power Market Analysis and Forecasts' analyzes the key players and their strategies in the Swedish renewable energy market. Sweden Renewable Power Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2015This report provides detailed analysis and forecasts of the Sweden Renewable Energy industry. Sub-chapters in the report ...


  • Renewable Energy Monitoring

    ENMAT has a large range of Renewable Energy Monitoring charts to choose from. View Renewable Energy Consumption and set targets by various types of graphs including: ...

  • 2012: A breakthrough for renewable energy?

    In his annual State of the Union address, President Obama declared: “I will not walk away from clean energy.” His words were a sharp rebuttal to critics harping on the Solyndra bankruptcy and others making dire predictions about the downfall of the renewable energy industry. So, who is right? Will 2012 be a breakthrough year for renewable, or will it collapse? Despite ...

  • Renewable Energy in India

    High economic growth, urbanization and improving standards of living are adding to unprecedented power demand in India. To deal with this, the country plans to add significant renewable energy capacity to meet its demand and to provide power access to all its citizens. Ambitious energy targets and increased legislative support could push India to ...


  • Renewable Energy for Military Applications

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Renewable Energy for Military Applications ...


    By ReportLinker

  • The Renewable Energy Developers Guide

    In terms of economic profit the average range of ROI increases with the scale of the renewable energy project. With capacity above 1,000kW or a 1MW, returns are usually above 10% to 15%. At the smaller scale due to the construction costs and the reduction in efficiency of the resource harvesting, ROIs are typically 2% to 8%. As a result of the uncertainty and technical risk of many renewable ...


  • The British appetite for renewable energy

    The UK is lagging behind the rest of Europe in adopting renewable energy sources for electricity production. However, a few key players in the most active areas of wind, solar and geothermal could by entering international markets sooner rather than later could avoid the risks associated with fickle government policies ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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