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  • MEPs to consider new EC directive on renewable energy

    Spring brings renewal and this spring in parliament MEPs will be considering a new Commission directive on renewable energy. In March last year EU leaders set a target of 20% of energy from renewable sources like the wind and sea by 2020. Alongside greater energy efficiency and a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions it is hoped these steps will mitigate climate change. In the first of our series ...


    By European Parliament

  • EWEA welcomes Energy Union proposal for post-2020 renewables directive

    The Vice President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic plans to put forward a Renewable Energy Package as soon as next year to guarantee that the 2030 climate and energy targets are met cost-effectively. Thomas Becker, CEO of EWEA, welcomed this initiative and said a new directive for beyond 2020 shows that renewables will have a central role to play in Europe's future energy mix. He said: "These are ...


    By WindEurope

  • MEPs and Council Presidency reach deal on renewables directive

    After several rounds of informal negotiations, EP negotiators have reached an agreement with the Council's Presidency on a proposed directive on renewable energies including biofuel targets. The compromise agreed on Tuesday 9th December still needs to be formally endorsed by the full Council and put to a first-reading vote at Parliament's December plenary session in Strasbourg. MEPs and the ...


    By European Parliament

  • 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

  • Renewable energy in North America

    Proponents of renewable energy in the US and Canada say there has never been a better opportunity to replace carbon-based fossil fuels - coal, natural gas and oil -with alternatives such as wind, hydroelectric and solar power. The governments of both countries are evaluating their long-term energy policy, and the Obama administration has touted renewable energy as a driver of future growth. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Global Renewable Energy Report

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


    By ReportLinker

  • Renewable Energy Awards

    Good evening. I’m delighted to see so many of you here for what promises to be a very interesting night. Before I start, I must mention the venue. It is an inspired choice! Luxury meets low carbon. In 2013 The Savoy won five awards for its commitment to reduce its environmental impacts – reducing energy consumption by an impressive 30% and greenhouse gas ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • New direction for UK energy policy

    Consultation on ending unabated coal-fired power stations by 2025 New gas-fired power stations a priority Commitment to offshore wind support completes commitment to secure, low-carbon, affordable electricity supplies Move towards a smarter energy system Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd has ...

  • Germany ups renewable energy targets

    At its meeting today the Federal Cabinet adopted the national renewable energy action plan presented by Federal Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen. The action plan outlines that the binding target of an 18 percent share of renewable energies in gross final energy consumption will be reached by 2020 and may even be surpassed with an expected share of almost 20 percent. Currently this share ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Canada`s Renewable Energy Future

    Renewable energy sources can drive Canada's low-carbon future says a recent report from the Trottier Energy Futures Project. Canada will have access to enough renewable energy by 2050 to achieve the deep greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions required to do our part to put a brake on global climate change, according to a report released today by the Trottier Energy Futures Project (TEFP). An Inventory ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Renewable Energy Directive creates positive climate for the long-term development of solar heating and cooling in Europe

    An Agreement was reached this morning between the European Parliament and the 27 EU Member States on a new directive to boost EU renewable energy use to 20% by 2020. For the first time, heating and cooling – responsible for 50% of Europe’s energy demand – will be covered by a European Directive promoting renewable energies.  Thus the Directive creates a positive climate for the long-term ...

  • Commission fails to deliver Directive proposal on renewable heating and cooling

    Brussels - Renewable heating and cooling is now definitely recognised as essential for the future of Europe’s energy supply, this is good news from the Renewable Energy Roadmap, presented today by the European Commission.  Bad news is that the Commission did not deliver the Directive proposal requested by the European Parliament. “We are pleased to see that solar thermal and other renewable ...

  • Bio Energy – At the Heart of Future Renewable Energy Growth

    In times of climate change, insecurity and rising prices, clean energy has become a paramount to the sustainability of national and regional development increasing the competitiveness and reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions. According to the last statistics, bioenergy remains the major source among renewables in Europe, accounting for almost 62% of European renewables and showing steady ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • Harnessing India's Renewable Energy Potential

    India's answer to its energy deficit issue has been to implement attractive incentives for clean energy generation. Euromoney Energy Events' 4th Renewable Energy Finance Forum - India (http://www.reff-india.com) looks to match energy utilities, developers, and manufacturers with the financial community in ...


    By Euromoney Seminars Ltd.

  • 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

  • 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

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