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  • On-line training accelerates the marketplace for Renewable Energies

    “The world-wide growth in Renewable Energy over the last year has dramatically increased the demand for people that understand these technologies from a business perspective,” says Frederic Pouyot, Vice President of Clean Energy at Willis College of Business and Technology and CEO of GPEKS Constructions Inc. Willis College and GPEKS teamed up four years ago to deliver quality on-line courses ...

  • 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

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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 SERIES

  • FEMP Offers New Training Series on Renewable Energy Technologies

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) presents an updated series of training courses focused on Renewable Energy Technology Applications for federal sites. Renewable energy technologies can help federal sites meet agency goals and legislative mandates, improve energy security, and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Linking renewable energy and rural development

    A new OECD report shows that producing renewable energy can stimulate rural economies when linked to local industries that already exist. Using case studies assessing 16 regions in Europe, Canada and United States, the OECD report - Linking Renewable ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • Clarke Energy is British Renewable Energy Awards Finalist

    Clarke Energy has been announced as a finalist in the Renewable Energy Association’s British Renewable Energy Awards. Clarke Energy has been shortlisted for the Skills Development Award which is for an organisation that has ‘excelled in improving the skills base in the industry‘. Clarke Energy is a specialist ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Webinar - REN21 Renewables 2015 Global Status Report: Renewable Energy Integration

    The Clean Energy Solutions Center, in partnership with the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), is hosting a no-cost, webinar-based training for the launch of REN21’s flagship report, the Renewables 2015 Global Status Report, focusing on its findings related to renewable energy integration. Join us to find out what made 2014 another record year for ...


    By REN21 Secretariat c/o UNEP

  • Spreading renewable energy know-how around the globe

    The Renewables Academy is celebrating its 3rd Birthday. In three years, more than 1,200 course participants from 96 countries have been trained in renewable energy and energy efficiency. PV workshops in Abu Dhabi, Capacity Building for Renewable Energy in Egypt, the expansion of photovoltaic training in Mexico ... The Renewables Academy in Berlin has now been successfully offering its ...

  • 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), ...

  • New renewable energy development resources for Tribes

    A primary focus of the DOE Office of Indian Energy is to provide Tribes with reliable, accurate, timely information that empowers them to put their energy visions into action. In support of this mission, the Office has released a comprehensive tribal renewable energy development course curriculum and five new publications that provide in-depth guidance on renewable energy development ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Renewable energy labour market weathers the crisis

    The number of job openings in the renewable energy sector grew in the first quarter of 2009 compared to the same period in 2008. Compared to 2008, there were 25% more job offers, says a survey presented by the Science Boutique in Bonn and the Federal Renewable energy office (BEE) at the inauguration of the national renewable energy training and employment fair in Gelsenkirchen. 'A trend which is ...


  • Exploring the business opportunities in the renewable energy sector

    “We have learned from the industry that there are many potential role players for the renewable sector yet without a clear strategy they are certain to fail.”  So says Daniel Swanepoel, lead facilitator of the upcoming course in  ...


    By Clarion Events Ltd

  • Training voucher scheme launched to help industry install renewable heating systems

    A £500,000 fund aimed at raising the skill set of domestic heating engineers so they can install and maintain renewable heating systems has been set up by Energy Secretary Edward Davey today. The voucher scheme will be backed up by an apprenticeship initiative that will encourage people coming into the industry to develop the necessary expertise to work on these systems and gain relevant ...

  • At Solarexpo the whole renewable energies business community

    Verona, Italy, May 9-11 2012 The global solar industry, particularly in Europe, is facing in these months the challenges of a reduction of the excess capacity visible worldwide in a market which is slowing down, with remarkable economic and social consequences. In addition to this difficult international scenario Italy is feeling the effects of the uncertainty on the future ...


    By Expoenergie srl.

  • Scotland takes Euro lead in renewable energy

    Europe's largest operating onshore wind farm at Whitelees in East Renfrewshire was officially 'switched on' yesterday, Wednesday May 21st, by First Minister Alex Salmond.  He also performed the opening ceremony at the new GBP 2 million Scottish Gas Energy Academy in Hamilton. Scottish Power's application to extend its GBP 300 million, 140-turbine windfarm at Whitelee has been granted, giving ...


    By The Scottish Government

  • Nigerian professionals boost their know-how in Renewable Energies

    RENAC holds a sell-out training course in Nigeria on behalf of the Energy Commission of Nigeria . Berlin, 10.8.2010 – On behalf of the Energy Commission of Nigeria together with Eauxwell Nigeria Limited, the Berlin-based Renewables Academy last week carried out a renewable energy training seminar in Abuja, Nigeria. Nearly 120 decision-makers and practitioners participated in the seminar. ...

  • Experts assess future of renewable energy in Central America

    The Worldwatch Institute (www.worldwatch.org) and the INCAE Business School’s Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development (CLACDS) are co-hosting two workshops on “The Way Forward for Renewable Energy in Central America” in Managua, Nicaragua and Alajuela, Costa Rica today and on September 3, respectively. The participative ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Renewable Heat Training voucher scheme extended due to high demand

    The £500,000 fund aimed at expanding the skill set of domestic heating engineers to include renewable heating systems has today been extended by an additional £150,000. This extension was announced by Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker during a visit to Grant Engineering UK in Devizes, Wiltshire. The scheme, which includes an apprenticeship initiative, has been in high ...

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