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19 10 2019 | 14:22

If You’re Already Replacing Your Roof, Why Not Turn It Into A Power Plant?

Every year, roughly 5% of U.S. homeowners gaze forlornly up at their aging and weathered shingles, sigh, and take the financial plunge to get a new roof.  Martin DeBono, President of GAF Energy, sees…

19 10 2019 | 10:34

Gulf sets a new global benchmark for solar energy production.

The submission of two tariffs below $1.8 cents a kilowatt-hour (kWh) for the fifth phase of Dubai’s Mohammed bin Rashid (MBR) renewable energy park marks the latest world record to be set by the Gulf…

19 10 2019 | 10:33

Why the shift toward renewable energy is not enough.

This is an excerpt from "Changing Tides: An Ecologist's Journey to Make Peace with the Anthropocene" by Alejandro Frid. Reproduced with permission from New Society Publishers. The book releases Oct.…

19 10 2019 | 10:19

Wind Resistance: The Race To Meet Americans’ Growing Demand for Renewable Energy.

As more states and companies want to use renewable energy, where does it come from? And how does that demand impact the communities that produce it? Renewable energy production in the United States…

19 10 2019 | 10:03

So, You’ve Got 100% Renewable Energy — Now What?

Manufacturers seeking to decarbonize have a long row to hoe. They can order up a package of renewable energy and carbon offsets to power their factories and offices, but that’s just for starters. To…

19 10 2019 | 09:56

Eskom: 75% renewable energy battery storage will be in Western Cape.

World Bank loan condition to Eskom was to install several clean energy projects in South Africa. On 9 October 2019, the Standing Committee on Finance, Economic Opportunities, and Tourism convened.…

19 10 2019 | 09:50

How geothermal energy balances the renewable portfolio in California.

With a focus on minimizing the cost of electricity, California's renewable portfolio (standard) is largely unbalanced. This is why geothermal energy is an important element for the State as it…

18 10 2019 | 07:43

Eden Project to begin drilling for clean geothermal energy.

Cornwall council and EU will fund scheme to tap into ‘hot rocks’ beneath attraction. A plan to heat the giant biomes of the Eden Project and, eventually, neighbouring communities by tapping into the…

18 10 2019 | 07:40

Poll: Ohio voters support renewable energy and oppose the state’s recent nuclear subsidy.

A new poll released today by Climate Nexus finds that Ohio voters support a broad array of policies to address climate impacts and increase production of renewable energy in the state, and they want…

18 10 2019 | 07:38

German rail operator holds Europe-wide PPA tender for green power.

German railway operator Deutsche Bahn [DBN.UL] has launched a tender for 5% of its annual electricity supply from renewable sources for the next eight years, aiming to get nearer to its long-term…

18 10 2019 | 07:28

Scotland Could Leave the United Kingdom Over Brexit—and Green Energy.

The debate over how to best marshal the country's alternative energy sources may affect a new independence referendum. EDINBURGH, Scotland—Five years ago, when Scotland voted in a landmark…

18 10 2019 | 07:26

Scientists develop robot inspectors for offshore wind farms.

Scientists have developed fully autonomous robots which are able to inspect wind farms for damage. Unlike many drones, these do not require a human operator and can assess the integrity of offshore…

18 10 2019 | 07:21

Are Concrete Blocks the Next Batteries?

This company has a unique plan for storing renewable energy.

18 10 2019 | 06:55

Unprecedented momentum for green hydrogen.

Hydrogen from renewable energy could play a central role in the global energy transformation, the latest report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds. ‘Hydrogen: a renewable…

17 10 2019 | 10:50

How real is Saudi Arabia's interest in renewable energy?

Ambitious plans have not been matched by progress, but there may finally be signs of change. It was the largest renewables project ever announced: $200bn (£158bn) worth of solar panels stretching…

17 10 2019 | 10:35

Top investment banks provide billions to expand fossil fuel industry.

Exclusive: analysis reveals lenders provided $700bn to expand sector since Paris climate pact. The world’s largest investment banks have provided more than $700bn of financing for the fossil fuel…

17 10 2019 | 09:48

Industrial Applications of Renewable Energy.

We tend to blame meat-eaters and plastic-straw-users when it comes to climate change. However, according to a report released in 2017, only 100 companies are responsible for 71% of global greenhouse…

17 10 2019 | 08:59

The Green New Deal: Jeremy Rifkin And The Coming Collapse.

A seismic shift is under way. According to author and futurist, Jeremy Rifkin(The Third Industrial Revolution, The Zero Marginal Cost Society), we are in the final phases of the fossil fuel era. In…

15 10 2019 | 08:50

Join us at Qatar Sustainability Summit – October 27 & 28.

Business leaders, practitioners, policy makers, researchers and scholars are gathering in Doha to attend Qatar Sustainability Summit (QSS) on October 27 & 28. THE AGENDA IS SIMPLE – drive climate…

15 10 2019 | 08:34

UK Universities announce £50m green energy deal.

Twenty Universities in the UK have struck a deal to buy renewable energy directly from British wind farms. The Energy Consortium (TEC) has established an aggregated power purchase agreement (PPA)…