No nation has as high a penetration of residential solar as Australia, with one in five homes now powered by the sun.
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Daniel Kammen paints a hopeful picture of a future where affordable renewable energy reaches the 1.2 billion people who currently live without access to electricity, with an overall positive impact on the environment.
2014: the year we turned the corner on CO2 emissions?
Will 2015 prove to be a tipping point in the journey to a zero carbon energy system?
Richard Heinberg discusses our renewable future and how to get there.
The UK’s nuclear plans looked even shakier this week as Areva, shareholder and designer of the planned new Hinkley C reactors, saw its shares plunge following financial problems caused by its long delayed nuclear reactor in Finland.
A recent study concludes that the problem of mineral availability for renewable energy technologies is not critical if we choose the right technologies and we are careful to recycle the materials used as much as possible.
Does the recent climate accord between US and China mean that many countries will now forge ahead with renewables and other green solutions? I think that there are more pitfalls than many realize.
Should we be worried about the threat of a cold dark winter?
So it’s a no. Months of debate are finally over. But what’s the future for Scottish energy?