Richard Heinberg discusses our renewable future and how to get there.
Articles: Renewables (28)
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?
On August 6, I wrote a post called Making Sense of the US Oil Story, in which I looked at US oil. In this post, I would like to look at other sources of US energy.
Hopes of a shale bonanza to replace dwindling conventional resources took a battering this week.
A couple of decades who could have imagined that a gust of wind wafting across a Wyoming plain could power an air conditioner as far off as Southern California? But it very well may be happening soon.
Wind turbines can produce electricity for 25 years before needing an upgrade, according to new research out of the United Kingdom.