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- Investors Spent a Record $2 Trillion on Renewables, Report Says
Investors have spent more than $2 trillion on clean-energy plants in the past decade and last year added more renewable capacity than ever before.
- Fix the EU Emissions Trading System, And Carbon Markets Can Be Serious Business
What do the following have in common: New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, Quebec, Alberta, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, California, Beijing, Guangdong, Hubei, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Tianjin, Tokyo, Kyoto, Saitama and 28 countries in Europe?
- Beijing to Shut All Major Coal Power Plants to Cut Pollution
Beijing, where pollution averaged more than twice China?s national standard last year, will close the last of its four major coal-fired power plants next year.
- Obama Orders US Agencies to Cut Carbon Emissions 40 Percent by 2025
President Barack Obama ordered the federal government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent from 2008 levels over the next 10 years by shifting to renewable energy sources such as solar power.
- Carbon Emissions Stop Rising for First Time in 40 Years
Global emissions were unchanged last year, the first time that?s happened amid economic growth in four decades, according to the International Energy Agency.
- Converting Olive Mash into Bio Cash
An experimental system to create heat and power with waste from olive oil processing is up-and-running in Spain. Carina Lagergren, a researcher from Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology, says the system shows a promising way forward for reducing environmental damage and converting organic waste to energy.
- Fact Sheet: Renewable Energy Job Numbers
A 2013 report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) found 3.4 million green jobs in the United States at the end of 2011. This is the latest data available from BLS, due to the elimination of its Green Careers program. On March 1, 2013, the across-the board spending cuts referred to as sequestration, required by the amended Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act, came into effect. As part of those budget cuts, BLS stopped offering all ?measuring green jobs? products.
- The Big Question: What Do the Proposed EPA Regulations Mean for the Energy In...
In June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule to restrict the amount of carbon dioxide released from power plants. The rule calls for reducing carbon 30 percent by 2030 over 2005 levels. Many have praised the aggressive proposal, while others are less favorable.
- We Should be Looking to CEOs, Not Politicians, for Climate Change Action
In May of 2014, Speaker of the House John Boehner responded to a climate change question with, ?listen, I?m not qualified to debate the science over climate change. I am astute to understand that every proposal that has come out of this administration to deal with climate change involves hurting our economy and killing American jobs. That can?t be the prescription for dealing with changes to our climate.? Speaker Boehner is not the only one reluctant to enter into the debate on climate change. In a March interview Mitch McConnell responded to a climate change remark with, ?For everybody who thinks it's warming, I can find somebody who thinks it isn't??
- Movie Time! The Most Watched Videos on RenewableEnergyWorld.com in 2014
As the holidays wind to a close and we ring in the new year, sit back and relax with your favorite libation and enjoy our most popular videos of the year. We guarantee you will learn something new.
- Energy Storage and Biofuels Top RenewableEnergyWorld.com?s Most Commented Art...
The online community of readers who visit RenewableEnergyWorld.com is an important aspect of the news and information that we offer renewable energy stakeholders. We often post news that we feel will get people to view important topics from new angles, offering insights and opinions about technology, policy and more. Often that leads to engaging and informative discussions that add even more value to the article that we have posted.
- Renewable Energy World LIVE - 2014 Edition - Starts Now
Renewable energy stakeholders from all across the world, representing all facets of the industry, have gathered Orlando, Fla. for one of the best all-inclusive renewable energy events of the year. Renewable Energy World Conference and Expo North America, co-located with POWER-GEN International, Nuclear Power International and the Financial Forum are convening for Power Generation Week, an action-packed five days complete with educational sessions, technical tours, workshops, award ceremonies, keynote addresses, networking breakfasts, parties and so much more.
- A ?Business? Model for Expanding Renewable Energy: The New Mexico Production ...
The State of New Mexico now has a total renewable generation capacity that is over 1 million kilowatts. This huge milestone for renewable energy in New Mexico would have not been realized so soon without the NM Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit (REPTC). The REPTC is not just a credit on taxes owed, it is a refundable credit and can be allocate