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The coming era of unlimited — and free — clean energy

In the 1980s, leading consultants were skeptical about cellular phones. McKinsey & Company noted that the handsets were heavy, batteries didn’t last long, coverage was patchy, and the cost per minute was exorbitant. It predicted that in 20 years the total market size would be about 900,000 units, …

US and China collaborating on clean energy projects

The threat of climate change is driving China and the US - frequent rivals and the world's two largest greenhouse-gas emitters - to collaborate on …

Climate summit kicks off with promises of $200 billion for clean energy

Amid stories of disappearing Pacific islands and Africans displaced by a warming planet, more than 120 world leaders gathered at the United Nations …

New York Proposes $5B for Clean Energy Fund to Replace Mandates

New York wants to spend $5 billion over the next decade to transition from a regime based on soon-to-expire renewable-energy and efficiency mandates …

Energy

The Smart Money Will Be on Renewable Energy, Not Fossil Fuels

SYNDICATED NEWS<p>PHOTO CAPTION: Solar energy powers a sterling engine at Sandia Lab's test facility in New Mexico.<p>By 2030, renewables will account for …

Growth Of Global Solar & Wind Energy Continues To Outpace Other Technologies

<b>Published on</b> August 1st, 2013 | <i>by Worldwatch Institute</i><p>2<p>August 1st, 2013 by <b>Worldwatch Institute</b><p>Global use of solar and wind energy continued to grow …

Western Australian Suburb Requires Solar, Wind On New Builds

<b>Published on</b> October 1st, 2014 | <i>by Joshua S Hill</i><p>18<p>October 1st, 2014 by <b>Joshua S Hill</b><p>The City of Nedlands in Perth, the capital of Western Australia, …

Philippines Makes 100% Renewable Electricity In 10 Years Plan

<b>Published on</b> June 29th, 2013 | <i>by Worldwatch Institute</i><p>20<p>June 29th, 2013 by <b>Worldwatch Institute</b><p><i>This article first appeared on the website of the</i> …

Global shift to renewable energy is feasible: Study

A future where electricity comes mostly from low-carbon sources is not only feasible in terms of material demand, but will also significantly reduce …

Renewable Energy

Shift to Low-Carbon Economy Could Free Up $1.8 Trillion, Study Says

As governments, businesses and investors ponder a future in which the world moves away from fossil fuels to avert a climate crisis, the implications …

Fossil Fuels

A Peek Inside The World's First Carbon Neutral City

As the world becomes more aware of the risks of climate change and the importance of sustainable energy sources, individuals and communities are …

Renewable Energy Share In Sub-Saharan Africa Could Reach 45% By 2040, IEA Reports

<b>Published on</b> October 14th, 2014 | <i>by Joshua S Hill</i><p>2<p>October 14th, 2014 by <b>Joshua S Hill</b><p>“A better functioning energy sector is vital to ensuring that the …

Renewable energy will power the green economy, innovation will drive it

A green economy, according to the United Nations environment programme, is one that “results in improved human well-being and social equity, while …

Renewable Energy

Solar and wind prices plunge below fossil fuel prices

<b>Renewable energy shows an average price decline over the last 5 years of 78% for utility scale solar and 58% for wind.</b><p>Lazard, an asset management …

Developing Countries Invest in Renewables Twice the Pace of Industrialized Nations

A popular narrative among climate deniers and green energy pooh-poohers is that addressing greenhouse gas emissions and climate change by promoting …

Renewable Energy = 68% of New Electricity Capacity In September

<b>Published on</b> November 2nd, 2014 | <i>by Zachary Shahan</i><p>30<p>Renewable Energy = 68% of New Electricity Capacity In September<p>November 2nd, 2014 by <b>Zachary Shahan</b><p>…

How You Can Fight Climate Change and Make Money Doing It

The debate about global warming -- or as it's better known now, climate change -- has consumed everything from political theater, to corporate board …

Renewable Energy

East Asian Cities Set to Become 100% Renewable Energy-Powered in 15 Years | Smart Cities Dive

Cities in East Asia have begun an ambitious new program to help them become 100% renewable energy-powered in just 15 years. The initiative has been …

Renewable Energy

Innovations in storage boost renewable energy

Because utilities can't control when the sun shines or the wind blows, it has been hard to incorporate solar and wind power into the electricity …

The Netherlands Unveils the World's First Solar Bike Path

The Netherlands has an international reputation as a bike-friendly nation; it’s home to some 18 million bicycles and 21,748 miles of bike lanes. Now, …

Clean Energy

Scotland hits 100MW PV milestone

Scotland has 106MW of installed PV capacity, according to the most recent figures published by UK energy regulator Ofgem.<p>Of that, some 26MW was added …

India Is Building The World's Largest Solar Plant For $4.4 Billion

Since 2010, India has hiked installed solar power capacity from a meagre 17.8 megawatts to more than 2,000MW, official figures show, as part of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's aim to make "the sun occupy centre-stage" in the country's energy mix.<p>Key to the progress has been a rapid fall in the cost …

New Software Allows Developers to Create Super Efficient Solar Parks

In 2012, Siemens developed a software that allowed them to design ultra-efficient solar parks in just a few seconds, but at that time only Siemens …

Siemens

China lifts 2014 solar PV installation target to 14GW

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has reportedly increased the 2014 target for new solar PV capacity installations to 14GW – up from its …

China sets new world record for solar installations | Jennifer Duggan

China installed more solar energy than any other country in the world in 2013<p>China installed a record 12GW of solar power in 2013, doubling its rate of solar installations, according to preliminary figures. This is more than has ever been installed by any country in a single year and means that …

India to Triple its Energy With World's Biggest Solar Plant

India is planning to build the world's largest solar plant, which will spread across 77 square kilometres and cover an area larger than the size of …