renewable energy innovation News

  • Renewable energy in Asia: Opportunities through innovation

    The agenda at this week’s Pacific Energy Summit, hosted by the National Bureau of Asian Research, in Hanoi, Vietnam, includes increasing energy security, expanding access to energy, and decarbonizing the power sector. Given these goals, plus the staggering growth in energy demand in Asia, as well as ...

  • MTS Technology Enables Innovation In Offshore Renewable Energy

     MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced that the MTS Non-Torque Loading (NTL) System has been installed and accepted at the 3MW Drive Train Test Facility (3 megawatt) of the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec), ...

  • Harvard University Recognizes EPA Renewable Energy Program as a Top Government Innovation

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) RE-Powering America’s Land Initiative was recognized as one of the Top 25 Innovations in American Government by Harvard University. The initiative, started at EPA in 2008, encourages development of renewable energy on potentially contaminated lands, landfills and mining sites. “We are honored that EPA and the RE-Powering ...

  • Innovation and renewable energies – key ingredients for success of Cohesion Policy in Umbria

    Danuta Hübner, the European Commissioner for regional policy, visited Perugia and the region of Umbria in central Italy to see projects co-funded by the European Cohesion Policy. The projects include a pioneering firm which produces recyclable 'bio-plastic' and a church in Assisi which the EU helped to restore after it was damaged in an earthquake. Commissioner Hübner will hold talks with Maria ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Renewable Energy Storage

    Your one-stop ticket to learn from and network with senior decision-makers, policy-makers, strategizing planning and execution of future, critical renewable energy storage projects within the United States This is your opportunity to hear vital first-hand approaches to funding billion-dollar projects, while mitigating risk. Learn from the successes and ...

  • Renewable distributed energy generation

    A new report from Pike Research details how the global electric power industry is evolving from a financial and engineering model that relies on large centralized power plants owned by the utilities to one that is more diverse - both in sources of generation and ownership of the generation assets. Renewable distributed energy generation (RDEG) technologies represent a growing part of the new ...


    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

  • Energy storage innovation showcase

    Thank you, Ian Arbon, session chairman. And I’d like to thank the Electricity Storage Network, hosts of today’s conference - especially for providing an opportunity to showcase some of DECC’s low carbon innovation projects. I’ve come to you today straight from the launch of my Department’s Global Calculator, which we worked on in collaboration with Climate KIC, ...

  • Energy Department Makes Additional $4 Billion in Loan Guarantees Available for Innovative Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects

    In support of the President’s Climate Action Plan, the Department of Energy issued a loan guarantee solicitation today, making as much as $4 billion in loan guarantees available for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases. This solicitation represents the next step in the Department’s commitment ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • DOE Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation to Foster Clean Energy Innovation

    In support of the Administration’s all of the above energy strategy, the Department of Energy issued a draft loan guarantee solicitation on Wednesday for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases. When finalized, the solicitation is expected to make as much as $4 billion in loan guarantees available to ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • TD greens 100 per cent of energy footprint at Vancouver branches through innovative renewable energy collaboration with Bullfrog Power

    Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, and TD Bank Group are collaborating on a first-of-a-kind green energy solution, encompassing the full suite of Bullfrog’s renewable energy products – green electricity, green natural gas and green fuel – to address 100 per cent of TD’s energy footprint for its Vancouver branches and a portion of its ...


    By Bullfrog Power Inc.

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