•U.S. support of grid energy storage charges up •Berlin energy grid nationalisation fails in referendum •In Brazil, the wind is blowing in a new era of renewable energy •Actively cutting energy bills in Oldham – welcome to the 'Passivhauses' •China’s troubled …
Articles: Renewables (17)
Most of the easy energy is gone. Are we heading for a dead end?
The good news is that Britain’s politicians and media are finally giving energy the attention it deserves. The bad is that the frenzied political back-and-forth of the last few weeks utterly fails to grasp the intractability of rising energy costs.
Everything depends upon our recognizing the mirage for what it is, and getting on with the project of the century.
Recognizing that all human economic activity is a subset of nature’seconomy and must not degrade its vitality is the starting point for systemic transformation of the energy system.
It’s election time in Germany and energy policy is high on the agenda. The country’s Energiewende, a real energy revolution, is playing havoc with traditional utilities
•Air Pollution Concerns Halt Enormous Coal Plant In China •Solar power to trump shale, helped by US military •German Utilities Hammered in Market Favoring Renewables •Analyst: Utilities Challenged By Spread Of Solar
Facing limits to sun-powered renewable energy. Latest in a series.
•Small-town mayors: the cutting edge of climate action •How are communities raising serious money for green energy projects? •Is 70 Percent Renewable Power Possible? Portugal Just Did It For 3 Months •Germany's Energy Transition Experiment •London's cooking waste to fuel …
Even amid policy uncertainty in major wind power markets, wind developers still managed to set a new record for installations in 2012, with 44,000 megawatts of new wind capacity worldwide.