Solar Thermal

Solar Helps China Cut Costs of Climate Action

Solar thermal energy turns out to be the key to China meeting its climate commitments. A new study investigates the best combination of renewables …

Renewable Energy

#AskSpace: Can rockets be recycled?

We take your questions about the universe and put them to the experts using the hashtag Ask Space.<p>This week we put your questions to Giorgio Tumino, Vega Development Programme Manager at the European Space Agency.<p><b>Can rockets be reused?</b><p><b>Veronica Remonidi asks:</b><i>To what extent are we introducing the</i> …

Technologie

Trump plans on inviting Putin to US, and Israel passes controversial law

<b>Xi Jinping becomes first Chinese leader to visit the UAE in decades, and Turkey President Erdogan is passing several laws to consolidate power.</b><p><b>Trump</b> …

India News

Life after coal: the South Australian city leading the way

What’s happening here is going to be happening on the eastern seaboard in the next 10 years. Sam Johnson, mayor of Port Augusta<p>The largest solar farm in the southern hemisphere lies on arid land at the foot of the Flinders Ranges, more than 300km north of Adelaide. If that sounds remote, it doesn’t …

Environment

Xi arrives in UAE, first Chinese president to visit in 29 years

In this Wednesday photo, a sign which reads "UAE Chinese Week" in Chinese and Arabic is projected onto the Bus Al Arab luxury hotel to celebrate UAE …

China

The 8 Best Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend Los Angeles Magazine

The restaurants of Little Tokyo offer up a culinary extravaganza complete with tastings, workshops, demos, and giveaways. It all kicks off on Friday …

Los Angeles

Net Zero Home in Cordova Bay

Article by Adrienne Dyer. Photos by Leanna Rathkelly.<p>Cutting edge technology for energy efficiency meets stunning modern design in this Cordova Bay …

Framing

Solar thermal energy will help China cut costs of climate action

Why a thermal form of solar energy, able to run all night, turns out to be the key to China meeting its climate commitments.<p>China's power systems …

Renewable Energy

TEDxKNC | TED

Poet, counselor, Co-founder, Performer's Consortium<p>Amalgamating her skills in performance poetry and counseling along with her queerness, Divya …

Renewable Energy

The ‘other’ sun shines for the industry

That companies have begun using solar heat for industrial purposes is a good step forward, says M Ramesh

Business (India)

IEA: Renewables investment in India topped fossil fuels for first time in 2017

Investment in renewable power in India topped fossil fuels for the first time in 2017, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).This is one …

Fossil Fuels

Croatia’s renovation projects can teach us as much as their football

What do Croatia’s football team and its energy efficiency programmes have in common? Experience, skill, tenacity and an inspiring amount of success, …

Energy Efficiency

Clean energy award finalists shine brightly during unprecedented year for industry

PRESS RELEASE<p>The world’s biggest battery, a ground-breaking greenhouse project to grow tomatoes in the desert and a solar schools challenge in …

Renewable Energy

Essential Arts & Culture: Picasso lost and found, Bernstein at the Bowl, Estefans on stage, Trump baby

Finding the lost Picassos of the Los Angeles Times and kicking off summer with a little Leonard Bernstein. I’m <b>Carolina A. Miranda</b>, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, with your weekly dose of what’s good in the culture:<p><b>PICASSO, BABY</b><p>When the <b>William Pereira</b>-designed corporate headquarters of the</b> …

Los Angeles

What are the pros and cons of longer solar contracts?

Would the cost of replacing components outweigh the benefit of a 35-year contract? We talked to the engineering and construction firm for the 510 MW …

Renewable Energy

SA President Ramaphosa woos Saudi Arabia investors

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa has implored Saudi Arabian companies to invest more in South Africa, saying his government has moved towards …

South Africa

Spain covers 45.8% of H1 2018 electricity demand with renewables

A combination of good meteorological conditions in the first half of 2018 has led Spain to cover 45.8% of the electricity demand on its grid via …

Renewable Energy

Spain nears 50% renewables for first half 2018, led by wind power

Wind, hydro and solar combined to supply 45.8% of Spain's electricity demand in first six months of 2018.

Renewable Energy

LACMA debuts its 'Solar Reserve,' a digital sculpture addressing energy conservation

It seems appropriate that the Los Angeles County Museum of Art would debut “Solar Reserve (Tonopah, Nevada) 2014” on the heels of a record breaking heat wave. John Gerrard’s installation, which opened to the public July 12, is a digital simulationof asolar thermal power plantin theNevada desert,and …

Renewable Energy

Rajasthan: PHDCCI tie-up with rating agency to help MSMEs

The policy and industry needs should match and in this context the industrial chambers have to play a crucial role. In this context, it is, …

India

NET gains

Editorial | Published: 10 July 2018<p><i>Nature Energy</i><b>volume 3</b>, page531 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Subjects<p>Bioenergy<br>• Carbon capture and storage<p>Negative …

Fossil Fuels

The week ahead at SoCal museums, July 8-15: 'Solar Reserve' at LACMA and more

<i>Reviews by</i> Leah Ollman (L.O.).<p>Openings<p><b>Milton Davis and Vickie Uyeda: Common Ground</b> Exhibition pairs the drawings and paintings of the two veteran L.A.-based artists. The Main Museum, 114 W 4th St., L.A. Opens Sun.; ends Sept. 2. Closed Mon.-Tue. Free. (213) 986-8500.<p><b>John Gerrard: Solar Reserve</b> …

Art

What's New In Solar Energy Research In 2018?

<i>What are some new trends in solar energy research and development in 2018? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Yogi Goswami, Director, Clean Energy Research Center, USF, on Quora:</b><p>Before …

Clean Energy

LEED Platinum housing for the homeless takes over a formerly vacant L.A. lot

Los Angeles-based design practice Michael Maltzan Architecture has transformed a vacant suburban lot into the Crest Apartments, a LEED …

Green Design

California lawmakers push 100% clean energy bill closer to governor's desk

Dive Brief:<p>A California Assembly committee voted 10-5 in favor of raising the state's renewable energy target to 100%, giving new life to a proposal …

Renewable Energy

International selection - issue 7

This article was originally published in issue 7 of Passive House Plus magazine. Want immediate access to all back issues and exclusive extra …

Architecture

Manufacturing’s future is where the jobs are: Johnson Controls CEO

The U.S. job market is one of the many sweet spots of the economic recovery now underway. American workers are witnessing a record streak of job growth, historically low unemployment and high optimism. Still, to some, all this good news is tempered by what they perceive as high-tech threats on the …

Manufacturing

SENER Appoints New Head of Engineering & Construction

Madrid (Spain), July 5, 2018 – The engineering and technology group SENER has appointed Jorge Sendagorta Cudós to be head of the Engineering and …

Business Administration

Innergex completes acquisition of two hydro facilities in Chile

LONGUEUIL, QC, July 5, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX: INE) ("Innergex" or the "Corporation") is proud to announce that Energía Llaima has completed the previously announced acquisition of the 140 MW Duqueco hydro project in Chile, consisting of two hydro facilities. …

Renewable Energy

Abbott's real agenda in reigniting favourite fire

Although coveting the mantle of leading conservative, he adopts a clearly socialist position on energy. Rather than rely on markets and a carbon …

Fossil Fuels