renewable energy News

  • EHS&S News around the web, December 2016

    Obviously the biggest news of the past month is the result of the United States Presidential election. Here are some pieces that look at the potential practical implications for EHS and sustainability in 2017 and beyond: HBR looks at whether Fortune 500 companies can go along with  ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • 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

  • India: renewable energy market

    The market in India for the RE business is estimated at $500 million and is growing at an annual rate of 25%. This growth is expected to continue in the coming years as stricter environmental norms and regulatory pressure is placed on Indian industries. The investment in RE is estimated to about $3 billion. Best prospects in sub-sectors that continue to show a high growth rate and are expected ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 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: ...

  • 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

  • The outlook for renewable energy

    In December 2011 Bloomberg New Energy Finance reported that the one trillionth dollar of investment in clean energy had been spent since it began keeping records on such spending in 2004.   This milestone was significant noted Bloomberg, because it happened just as negotiators and world leaders were gathering in Durban for the latest round of international climate negotiations. ...


    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • Controlling the cost of renewable energy

    Measures to deal with a projected over-allocation of renewable energy subsidies have been announced today (July 22. 2015). Reducing energy bills for hard working British families and businesses and meeting climate goals in the most cost effective way are Government priorities. The measures set out today will provide better control over spending and ensure bill payers get the best ...

  • Renewable energy spurred on in Spain

    General Motors plans to turn the roof of its Figueruelas (Zaragoza) factory into the largest solar plant in the world with production capacity of 10mW. The solar park will cover a surface area of 183,000 square meters on the roof, the equivalent of 42 football fields. The 84,848 solar panels needed are being installed at average rate of 2,000 per day. For its construction, General Motors has ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • 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

  • Inverters for Renewable Energy Applications

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


    By ReportLinker

  • 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

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