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  • Microsoft announces largest ever wind energy purchase

    Microsoft inked its largest wind energy deal to date earlier this month, signing two agreements representing 237 megawatts (MW) of wind capacity, bringing Microsoft’s total investment in wind energy in the U.S. to over 500 megawatts. Microsoft has contracted with Allianz Risk Transfer to acquire energy from the new 178 MW Bloom Wind project in  Kansas, as well as with Black Hills ...

  • Breakthrough for the expansion of renewable energies

    The establishment of an International Renewable Energy Agency can now begin: at a conference in Madrid 51 states laid the foundations and agreed on the text of the Statute. The breakthrough has thus been achieved for the initiative launched by Germany, Spain and Denmark and supported by a number of countries from all continents. The IRENA Statute will be signed at an official ceremony on 26 ...


    By Federal Environment Ministry

  • Korea: renewable energy industry

    Since undergoing rapid industrialization in the 1970s-1980s, Korea’s energy consumption has significantly increased. The total primary energy consumption in 1991 was 103.6 million tons of oil equivalent (TOE, equivalent to 11.630 MW/h), and grew to 228.6 million TOE in 2005, to rank Korea as the 10th largest energy-consuming country in the world. Despite the Korean government’s recent ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • Energy consulting from Inel

    Inel are pleased to annouce their energy consulting services which includes energy management, energy audit and many more.   ENERGY MANAGEMENTInel offers the most advanced hardware and software available. Optimization of the contracting process. Continual supervision of billing processes. Continual tracking of energy supply. Exhaustive ...


  • UK Small Scale Wind Incentives to Continue with Feed in Tariff

    Following a recent announcement from the UK Government that the Renewable Obligation for Onshore Wind will close at the end of March 2017, we would like to highlight that the closure of the Renewable Obligation is not the same scheme as the Feed in Tariff which will continue for Small & Medium Scale Wind Turbines. The Feed in Tariff scheme has been very successful and despite a reduction in ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • 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

  • Renewable Energy: Pitfalls to Avoid #2

    This blog post is the second in our series of posts on Renewable Energy Pitfalls. We want to help readers to understand the different renewable energy choices and some of the mistakes we have seen made in the decision making process - so that you can make the best long-term investment for your organisation. Scenario #2: “Not checking (& double ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • The tough realities of renewable energy businesses

    I just published an 11-page report called The Tough Realities of Renewable Energy Businesses -- Why Investors and Entrepreneurs are Struggling to Profit in Clean Energy - and I offer it freely to anyone wishing to learn from my experiences as a business consultant in this space. In the report, I note that, even though I'm not invited ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Mi'kmaq Successful in Renewable Energy Application

    The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq Chiefs have been named one of the latest recipients of the Community Feed-In Tariff Program by the Nova Scotia Department of Energy. The 4MW wind project at Whynotts Settlement, in the Bridgewater area, is being jointly developed by juwi Wind Canada and Community Wind Farms Inc. Once constructed the project will generate enough power for approximately 1200 ...


    By Marketwire

  • UBM Acquires Renewable Energy India

    UBM plc announces it has acquired Renewable Energy India exhibition on behalf of UBM Asia from the Exhibitions India Pvt Ltd. Renewable Energy India (www.renewableenergyindiaexpo.com) is India's leading event for the renewable energy sector. Renewable Energy India is an annual exhibition held in New Delhi to serve the Indian renewable energy market. It ...


    By UBM India Pvt. Ltd

  • Renewable Energy: Pitfalls to Avoid #4

    This blog post is the final in our series of posts on Renewable Energy Pitfalls. We want to help readers to understand the different renewable energy choices and some of the mistakes we have seen made in the decision making process - so that you can make the best long-term investment for your organisation. Scenario #4: “Picking the most attractive ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Tailor renewable energies to local culture

    To make an impact, small-scale renewable energy systems must fit social expectations and cultural norms, argues Benjamin K. Sovacool. In 2009, 1.4 billion people lacked access to electricity — 85 per cent of them in rural areas. By 2030, 1.2 billion are set to remain off-grid, while 2.8 billion will rely on traditional biomass. The ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Global Renewable Energy Market - 2012

     Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Renewable Energy Market - 2012 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Kazakhstan Drafts Renewable Energy Legislation

    Kazakhstan could become the next country to pass legislation supporting the development of renewable energy after government ministries declared support for the development of draft legislation regulating this new industry.  Last month at a seminar in the Ministry of Energy, chaired by Deputy Minister Almasadam Satkaliev, draft legislation was approved that is now subject to governmental ...

  • Renewable Energy: Pitfalls to Avoid #1

    Solar Panels? Ground Source Heating? Wind Turbines? What’s really best for your organisation? As an independent consultant, energyTEAM have come across all types of organisations that would benefit from extra support with their renewable energy strategy. We want to help readers to understand the different ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • BC continues the renewable energy momentum

    British Columbia is aggressive in its determination to remain a global leader in clean and renewable energy. This is not surprising, given that a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers study predicts that BC's independent power sector could inject $26.1 billion into the provincial economy by 2020. Determined to capitalize on this potential, the BC government recently established a Green Energy Advisory ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Speech to the Renewable Energy Finance Forum

    Michael Fallon speaks at the 15th Renewable Energy Finance Forum - Europe. These are the speaker's notes, not a transcript of the speech as it was delivered. Good morning ladies and gentlemen. I’m pleased to be here with you at this landmark occasion of the 15th anniversary year of this important conference. It is impressive to reflect on how far the sector has come in those fifteen years ...

  • Energy efficiency and renewable energy in Caribbean Hotel sector

    The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), through and with the technical and operational support of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST), hereinafter referred to as CHTA/CAST, is expected to receive non-reimbursable technical cooperation funds from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) through the Sustainable Energy and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Supporting Independent Renewable Investment: Offtaker of Last Resort Consultation

    I can announce that we intend to publish before recess a consultation on the Government’s proposal for an Offtaker of Last Resort mechanism, which will support investment in independent renewable electricity projects. This Government is committed to delivering greener energy at least cost, as well as ensuring on-going security of electricity supplies. The Government’s Electricity ...

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