Tag: Renewable Energy


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Several west African companies are planning partnership over a landmark renewable energy project which will also be a significant step towards interconnectivity in the power sector. The ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) has proposed a Read more…


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Retail investment in clean energy is starting to flourish. Historically, investments in clean energy were only available to institutional investors. Recently, access has become available to retail investors through new investment vehicles such as solar bonds. On Nov. 18, Clean Read more…


The United States can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050, using existing or near-commercial technologies, according to researchers with the Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project. The study analyzed scenarios with four types of decarbonized electricity: renewable energy, nuclear Read more…


Brazil is a vast country of abundant natural resources, and Brazilians are anxious both to preserve irreplaceable habitats and fulfill their potential to contribute significantly to global energy and food supply. Finding the right balance is crucial, not just to Read more…


Good news everyone: the European Union has already almost achieved its climate and energy goals for 2020 according to the latest data from the European Environmental Agency. The European Commission official statement reports that “  The decrease in emissions of Read more…


Since 2004, the year of the first major revision of Germany’s Renewable Energy Act (EEG), the country has added at least 35 gigawatts (GW) of solar and 35 GW of wind to its electric grid – enough to offset upwards Read more…


An increase in research investments and growth of markets has led to a significant rise in innovation in renewable energy technologies in recent years. Over the last decade, the number of patents issued for renewable energy has gone up sharply, Read more…


Limiting greenhouse gas emissions globally over the next 15 years is both economically feasible and likely to save money, according to a new report from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. Between 2015 and 2030, nations are expected Read more…


Millions of Americans are watching their bills more closely as middle-class incomes continue to stagnate in the nation’s uneven economic recovery.  So it’s frustrating to hear opponents of climate action once again use the threat of higher electricity rates as Read more…


The contribution to the U.S. grid mix from renewable energy last month was 7.3%–not counting hydro-electric dams, which accounted for an additional 7.0%.  At this point, I guess it’s fair to say that clean energy in the U.S. is not Read more…


Ryan Wartena, CEO and founder of Growing Energy Labs, could have decided to create a new, inexpensive battery for energy storage, based on his experience working at the US Naval Research Lab in Washington, D.C., where he learned how to Read more…


Mining companies are often seen as dinosaurs when it comes to making changes that will benefit the environment, but that perception may be shifting as some companies turn to renewable energy to cut costs and lighten their carbon footprint. At Read more…


One of the biggest barriers to making investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy is the upfront cost. So what if members of rural electric cooperative and rural municipal electric utilities could borrow money for small-scale improvements on the same Read more…

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