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In this episode we're discussing Germany's energy transition plan. We'll be talking with Craig Morris, editor of Renewables International and lead author of

Limits on the Grid  

 Chris Nelder talks to Mackay Miller, Senior Research Analyst at the Natural Renewable Energy Laboratory, about the limits of renewable energy on the grid.

A Clash of Green and Brown: Coal Stays Strong in Germany

A recent battle over imposing a “climate fee” on coal-fired power plants highlights Germany’s continuing paradox: Even as the nation aspires to be a renewable energy leader, it is exploiting its vast reserves of dirty brown coal.

Long live Italy! Can the "sun country" reach one million photovoltaic plants?

Despite the unabated economic disaster, despite unemployment, bureaucracy, overtaxation, bad government, corruption, mafia, and all the rest, Italians are reacting at least in one field: in renewable energy, especially photovoltaic energy.

Energy Crunch - six months to go

With fewer than six months to go until the UN climate summit in Paris, it’s worth asking: what’s been achieved in this very significant year for action on climate change? Recent news has certainly been positive, and from unusual suspects.

Renewable Energy: Is That Where Salvation Lies?

It’s common to read on blogs dealing with global warming that the only thing preventing renewable energy from replacing fossil fuels in short order within the U.S. is the political muscle of the fossil fuel industries.

The Great Burning   

What will we do when the Great Burning comes to an end?

Energy Crunch: changing the business model

Reports this week provided yet more evidence of vitality in green energy.Investment in renewables surged 17% last year.

Burlington, Vermont Becomes First U.S. City to Run On 100% Renewable Electricity

The cheapest long term financial investment for us with the least amount of risk was to move in this direction.

Green Dreams - Future or Fantasy?  

David Fridley on alternative energy, what it can do, and what it can't.

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