renewable energy cost News

  • 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 ...

  • IRENA Demystifies Renewable Energy Costs

    On the occasion of the sixth meeting of its Council in Abu Dhabi, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) yesterday launched a unique web portal dedicated to renewable energy cost analysis (www.irena.org/costs). The portal provides access to IRENA’s data and analysis at no cost to users. “IRENA has developed the most current ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Report: Fossile Energy Will Cost Double Renewable By 2030

    A commonly repeated mantra is that renewable energy technologies are too expensive, or require high investments. Which suggests that the alternative to renewable energy – the current fossil-based energy infrastructure - is cheaper, or requires less investments. But does that view hold true? A look at global energy cost developments shows – Fossil ...


    By SolaVis

  • Demand for renewable energy no match for high costs, uncertainty

    The time has never been better for Canada to replace carbon-based fossil fuels with alternative energy, but several challenges still stand in the way, according to a new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit, sponsored by Ernst & Young. Renewable Energy in North America surveyed 132 executives in the US and Canada and found that the most significant drivers for renewable energy are public ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Renewable power costs continue to fall

    The cost of generating power from renewable energy sources has reached parity or dropped below the cost of fossil fuels for many technologies in many parts of the world, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) revealed in a new report today. The landmark report, Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2014, concludes that biomass, hydropower, geothermal and onshore wind are all competitive ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • Cost of Renewables Fell in 2016, Lowering Global Investment in Clean Energy

    The world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, even as investment in clean energy fell, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) recently (4/6) reported. "Ever-cheaper clean tech provides a real opportunity for investors to get more for less," said UNEP executive Director Erik Solheim. "This is exactly the kind of situation, where the needs of profit and people meet, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Falling Renewable Energy Costs Provide Wake-up Call to Policy Makers

    Renewable energy has entered into a new virtuous cycle of falling costs, increasing deployment, and accelerated technological progress, a ground-breaking report by the ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 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

  • 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: 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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