energy Archive

26 Nov 2014

Three Reasons Universities Are Buying Renewable Energy

Originally published on Rocky Mountain Institute. By Stephen Abbott Colleges and universities have always been focal points of change. The mixture of academic research, student activism, and institutional clout has allowed campus communities to promote widespread technical
25 Nov 2014

IRENA Says China Can Nearly Quadruple Renewable Energy By 2030

A new report published Monday by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has shown that China can increase its use of renewable energy from 13% to 26% by 2030, representing a nearly fourfold increase if the economic
25 Nov 2014

China can double renewable energy share to 26% by 2030: IRENA report

A new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has revealed that China can double its existing use of renewable energy to 26% by 2030 with an expected annual investment of $ 145bn. CTBR – News
25 Nov 2014

Biggest Ever Offshore Wind Energy Auction, Up To 5 Gigawatts

The Interior Department has just announced its biggest ever offshore wind energy lease, tripling the federal acreage for offshore wind energy development Biggest Ever Offshore Wind Energy Auction, Up To 5 Gigawatts was originally published on CleanTechnica.
24 Nov 2014

Scotland to set up new wave energy technology development body

The Scottish government will set up a new body to encourage innovation in the wave energy industry. CTBR – News
24 Nov 2014

Research finds UK farms hold 10GW of renewable energy potential

A new research by the Farm Power coalition has found that the UK farms hold about 10GW of renewable energy potential, enough to power 1.3 million homes. CTBR – News
24 Nov 2014

India’s Largest Power Producer Expands Solar Energy Plans

State governments across India are implementing highly ambitious plans to rapidly expand solar power generation capacity. While a few are roping in private sector companies, most are opting for large government-owned companies with proven track records in
23 Nov 2014

Stung By Rising Coal Prices, India’s Tata Power Plans Renewable Energy Acquisitions

Private sector power companies in India seem to have realised the business case behind the fuel cost advantage of renewable energy projects over conventional power projects and are now looking to expand their renewable energy portfolios. The
22 Nov 2014

India Wants Energy That Doesn’t Melt Glaciers, Modi Says

Modi’s recently concluded visit to Australia was the first for an Indian prime minister in as many as 28 years. Needless to say, energy was a key part of the discussions. Piyush Goyal, India’s energy minister, let loose
21 Nov 2014

EBRD increases support for renewable energy development in Poland

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is increasing its support for the development of renewable energy in Poland with a new approach which intends to attract more private sector investment to the sector. CTBR –