- Google Hangout July 30 at 1:00 PM ET with PennWell Editors to Learn About Our...
- As US Clean Energy Goes Mainstream, Leadership Is Focused on States and Cities
Clean Edge?s recently released 2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index finds the U.S. clean-tech market making impressive strides in many areas, while still hampered by inaction and inertia in others. As has been the case in recent years ? even with encouraging national-level initiatives from the Obama administration ? states and cities continue to be where most of the action is.
- Despite Ohio Freeze, Renewable Energy Continues To Be Hot
Last month, Ohio Governor Kasich signed legislation putting a two-year ?freeze? on the state?s proven, successful, and money-saving renewable energy standard. Doing so, he is moving Ohio backward as other states move forward, developing job-creating CO2-neutral/CO2-light, clean renewable energy. This new state law freezes economic growth in a sect
- UK Announces $340 Million Renewable Power Contract Auction
The U.K. said renewable-power projects will compete for guaranteed payments worth more than 200 million pounds ($340 million) a year as part of its first auction of contracts to spur low-carbon electricity.
- How Opposite Energy Policies Turned The Fukushima Disaster Into A Loss For Ja...
Japan thinks of itself as famously poor in energy, but this national identity rests on a semantic confusion. Japan is indeed poor in fossil fuels ? but among all major industrial countries, it?s the richest in renewable energy like sun, wind, and geothermal. For example, Japan has nine times Germany?s renewable energy resources. Yet Japan makes about nine times less of its electricity from renewables (excluding hydropower) than Germany does.
- Renewables Provide 56 Percent of New US Electrical Generating Capacity in Fir...
According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Office of Energy Projects, solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, and hydropower provided 55.7 percent of new installed U.S. electrical generating capacity during the first half of 2014 (1,965 MW of the 3,529 MW total installed).
- H2O Pursues 440-MW Colorado Pumped Storage Hydro Project without FERC Permit
H2O Holdings LLC on July 18 told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that it doesn?t agree with FERC?s rejection of a third preliminary permit for a 440-MW pumped storage hydro project, but that it won?t further appeal that rejection and will instead pursue the project outside of the permit process.
- Hydropower Project on the Kapuskasing River Is a First for Many Reasons
The Kapuskasing River Waterpower Project is a 22-MW development of four hydroelectric sites along the Kapuskasing River in northeastern Ontario, Canada. Construction on the project began in 2005. What is unique about this project, is how it successfully demonstrates a new business model for hydropower, perhaps the first of its kind, through the collective partnerships of the five owners, which include three First Nation communities (Brunswick House First Nation, Chapleau Ojibwe First Nation and Chapleau Cree First Nation), the municipality of Kapuskasing and the private developer, Hydromega Services Inc.
- From the Editor: It's Really All About Renewable Energy Projects
At Renewable Energy World, we understand that while we spend lots of time writing about the policies, technologies and intricacies of financing renewable energy, the only measureable result of all of this effort is steel in the ground (or on the roof?or in the water? as the case may be). The growth of renewable energy is measured through projects
- The Quick Guide To A Green Stock Portfolio
For most people, the best way to build a green or fossil-free portfolio will be to use mutual funds or an investment advisor. The exceptions are those who like to do things for themselves, and understand the significant advantage that saving just a fraction of a percent in annual fees can make to the long term performance of a portfolio.
- US Should Learn from Germany?s Renewable Energy?Mistakes?
While Germany is often lauded for its Energiewende, a new report released by Zurich-based Finadvice for the Edison Electric Institute explains the consequences of its transition, which include high electricity prices, subsidy debts, grid instability, and costly grid upgrades.
- Tidal Lagoons May Add $46 Billion to U.K. Economy, Report Shows
Installing tidal lagoon power plants at a half-dozen sites across the country may add as much as 27 billion pounds ($46 billion) to the U.K. economy over a 12-year span starting as early as next year, according to a report.
- June Bloom: Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2014, Q2 Update
After two weak months, June brought a strong recovery to clean energy stocks and the market in general. The broad market benchmark IWM put on 7.2 percent, reversing its previous loss for the year to enter the 4th of July holiday up 4.7 percent. My clean energy benchmark PBW shot up 8.6 percent, for year to date gains of 9.9 percent.