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Poplar-Based Bioethanol Production Awaits Spike In Price Of Crude

Bruce Dorminey, Correspondent As the world’s fastest growing temperate tree species, poplar can add a dozen feet annually and reach maturity in as few as four years.  One of its hybrids, populus x generosa, has the widest land suitability footprin...

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CLIMATE EXPERT MIXES HOPE WITH FEAR IN ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHALLENGES

Jacob Scherr is the Senior Advisor of Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) Intern...

New travel grants to study renewable energy and energy efficiency in Ger...

The Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin and the Renewables Academy (RENAC), co-...

American Renewable Energy Institute (AREI) Announces Startup Green Innov...

Startup Green is an innovation and accelerator program of the American Renewable Energ...

Clean Energy Patents Maintain High Levels in First Quarter: Clean Energy...

Solar patents led all others for the eighth straight quarter despite a drop in the firs...

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Is the Spanish Government Putting the Brakes on Solar PV?

Spain's Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Transport announced this spring that it would...

‘Snail’s Pace’ in Climate Talks, Weak Pledges Frustrate UN Chief

The secretary general of the United Nations is frustrated with the pace of negotiations...

A Closer Look at Fossil and Renewable Energy Subsidies

A new study by the International Monetary Fund puts the total cost of fossil fuel subsi...

Biomass Plant Generates Electricity and Opportunity for UK Community

The Sleaford Renewable Energy Plant, a straw-fired combined heat and power plant in pre...

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UK sees 40% rise in power from on-site biogas

Tildy Bayar July 31, 2015

The UK increased its power generation from on-site biogas plants by 40% in 2014, according to a survey by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.  

World Moves Toward 100 Percent Renewable Energy – First Electricity, Then Heating/Cooling, and Finally Transportation

Junko Movellan, Correspondent July 31, 2015 The exclusive use of energy from renewable resources in at least one sector has now become a feasible goal for 8 countries. Diane Moss, Founding Director of Renewables 100 Policy Institute, discussed this remarkable develo...

US Clean Power Plan Could Include Carbon Trading

Mark Drajem, Bloomberg July 30, 2015 Some businesses that back President Barack Obama’s plan to curb greenhouse gases are making a late lobbying push to add an element similar to a cap-and-trade program. With the administration set this week or next to unveil...

Listen Up: Vampires Sucking Power from your House

The Energy Show on Renewable Energy World July 29, 2015 Here’s a nightmare for you: at night, when you’re asleep and you think things are quiet, there are vampires sucking power out of your house and increasing your electric bill. The fact of the matter is that every plugged in...

Major US Corporations Pledge To Increase Renewable Energy Usage, Decrease Carbon Footprint

Justin Sink, Bloomberg July 27, 2015 Executives from 13 major U.S. corporations are announcing at least $140 billion in new investments to decrease their carbon footprints as part of a White House initiative to recruit private commitments ahead of a United Na...

Energy Storage and Geothermal Markets Look To Team Up in the Hunt for Lithium

Meg Cichon July 27, 2015 In today's fast-paced tech environment, no one can make a splash quite like Elon Musk. So when he decided to enter the energy storage game in 2014, he did it with gusto. Musk is now in the process of building what he coine...

Regional News from the July/August 2015 Digital Edition of Renewable Energy World

Renewable Energy World Editors July 24, 2015 EcoFasten Solar announced that it launched a new mounting "Rock-It System" that it would be displaying during Intersolar. Product compliance was determined through testing per UL Subject 2703, which reviews integ...

UK Government Proposes Solar and Biomass Subsidy Cuts

Alex Morales, Bloomberg July 22, 2015 The U.K. proposed to reduce support for the solar and biomass-power industries to help consumers who fund the subsidies through their energy bills. Ministers plan to end a government aid program for small solar projects a ...

Some Hope for US Renewable Energy Tax Credits As Extension Bill Passes Committee

Vince Font July 22, 2015 In a lopsided 23-3 vote, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee voted yesterday to extend a number of renewable energy production tax credits through the end of 2016. The vote allows developers of wind, geothermal, biomass, lan...

FedEx Express Soon To Be Powered by Biofuel

Renewable Energy World Editors July 21, 2015 Beginning in 2017 anyone sending a package via FedEx may be sending it a little bit more sustainably. Today Red Rock Biofuels announced that it would produce approximately three million gallons of low-carbon, renewable jet...
Poplar forest

Poplar-Based Bioethanol Production Awaits Spike In Price Of Crude

Bruce Dorminey, Correspondent July 17, 2015 As the world’s fastest growing temperate tree species, poplar can add a dozen feet annually and reach maturity in as few as four years.  One of its hybrids, populus x generosa, has the widest land suitability footprin...
International flags

Climate Talks Nearing Consensus in Behind-the-Scenes Meetings

Alex Nussbaum, Bloomberg July 16, 2015

Publicly, the United Nations climate-change talks look mired in disputes over everything from money to the length of the proposed agreement.

RESOURCES

Making the Right Call – How the Wireless World can Cut Costs with Smart ...

For wireless carriers, controlling energy and operating costs has always been a signifi...

Electrical Energy Storage to Make Wind and Solar PV Resources Disptatchable

The transitioning to a lower carbon emissions path in most regions of the world has dri...

Free Lecture: Finance 101 For Renewable Energy Professionals

Take this free course to gain a basic and deeper understanding of how to evaluate and c...

Free Lecture: What Business Are Elective Utilities In? Opportunities fro...

The traditional mission of an electric utility – providing affordable, reliable, resili...

PRODUCTS

Power Generation, CHP, Biogas, Biomass

Experts at Turning Waste to EnergyWhether it's using food waste and sludge in an anaero...

Structural Steel Fabrication

For over 15 years, SMF has provided structural steel for complex projects ranging from ...

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Renewables - Distance Learning D...

The Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin and the Renewables Academy (RENAC) join...

Biopower in Finland, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Gen...

Biopower in Finland, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 Capacity, Generation, Regulati...

REPORTS

Wind Q1 2014 Funding and M&A Report

Mercom Capital Group’s Wind Funding and M&A Reports are comprehensive hig...

Wind Q2 2014 Funding and M&A Report

Mercom Capital Group’s Wind Funding and M&A Reports are comprehensive hig...

Solar Q4 and Annual 2014 Funding and M&A report

Mercom Capital Group’s Q4 and Annual Solar Funding and M&A Report is a comprehensiv...

WEBCASTS

Doing Business in South Africa – in partnership with GWEC, the Glob...

Wind Energy in South Africa has been expanding dramatically, growing from 10 MW install...

Solar + Storage: Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges

The convergence of solar and energy storage applications is under way. The combined app...

Storage Enters the Global Stage: What’s the value proposition for ...

For electricity storage, the events of the last two years have shown that the skepticis...

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