energy Archive

26 Jan 2015

7 Interesting Global Renewable Energy Trends From NREL (Charts Galore!)

The U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s 2013 Renewable Energy Data Book provides insight into dozens of global energy trends. Here are 7 to watch 7 Interesting Global Renewable Energy Trends From NREL (Charts Galore!) was originally published
25 Jan 2015

First Autonomous Public Lighting System That Runs On Solar + Wind Energy Developed

What is — according to its creators — the first autonomous industrialized public lighting system running on nothing but solar and wind energy was recently developed by researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, in cooperation with
24 Jan 2015

Polling Shows Americans Support Environmental Enforcement And Clean Energy

The US Natural Resources Defense Council has released the results of a new “bipartisan” poll of five key states that sought “Views on Environmental Regulations,” which clearly show Americans are not only in favor of existing environmental
23 Jan 2015

The Key To Making The Most Of Rising Wind Energy Production Is…

Originally published on ABB. By Alfredo Parres Supporting electricity grids as wind power reaches new highs As winter storms lash northern Europe, Denmark has announced record highs for wind’s contribution to its national electricity production. Global wind
23 Jan 2015

Mobile App For Accessing Solar + Wind Energy Satellite Resource Maps Developed By Masdar

A new mobile application (app) allowing users to access near-live satellite maps of solar and wind energy resources in the UAE (as well as elsewhere) was recently developed by the Research Center for Renewable Energy Mapping and
22 Jan 2015

Solar = Energy Equity Solution

Originally published on For over 100 years, the American economy has been fueled by enormous expansion of fossil fuel energy. It has emitted a disproportionate share of its environmental impact (too much) and economic rewards (too
22 Jan 2015

Pattern Energy to sell energy from Indiana wind farm to Amazon

Pattern Energy Group has agreed to sell the energy from the 150MW Fowler Ridge 4 wind farm in Indiana, the US to Amazon. CTBR – News
22 Jan 2015

Jonathon Porritt on Oil & Gas Companies Failing Society, Divestment, The Zayed Future Energy Prize, & Masdar

Jonathon Porritt is one of the greatest environmentalists of the past century, a writer, a speaker, and much more. He also founded Forum for the Future in 1996 and is on the “Selection Committee” of the Zayed Future Energy Prize. He recently
21 Jan 2015

Eco2, Iceni Energy break ground on 44.2MW Snetterton biomass plant in Norfolk, UK

Eco2 and Iceni Energy have broken ground on the 44.2MW Snetterton biomass plant in Norfolk, England, the UK. CTBR – News
21 Jan 2015

Penn Energy Renewables secures $125m for three Ontario solar plants

Penn Energy Renewables has closed $ 125m financing for three solar energy projects in Ontario, Canada. CTBR – News