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Renewable Energy Is Beginning To Power Africa

Andrew Burger, Contributor According to the International Energy Agency, sub-Saharan Africa will require more than $300 billion in investment to achieve universal electricity access by 2030. Committing more than $7 billion in U.S. government support and attracting nearly th...

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Spaces Filling Fast for Yellowstone Geothermal Workshop

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is recommending early registration for the Yello...

Thermal Power in France, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015 - Capacity,...

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First Anniversary of The Balkan Floods Highlights Renewable Energy Marke...

One year ago this month, severe flooding in Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia kill...

Turning Bakken Oil Well Waste Water Into Clean Geothermal Power

Oil fracking companies seeking to improve their image and pull in a little extra cash a...

What Americans Think About Climate Change in Seven Maps

Researchers at Yale have unveiled a new interactive map that estimates public opinion o...

New Mexico Utility Adding Wind, Solar and Geothermal to Its Power Mix

Public Service Co. of New Mexico parent PNM Resources (NYSE: PNM) said in its Feb. 27 a...

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Global Renewable Energy Employment Surges 18 Percent to 7.7 Million

Andrew Burger, Correspondent May 22, 2015 Ongoing growth in renewable energy investment and deployment is creating jobs worldwide — and lots of them. This job growth is helping governments address a fundamental economic problem plaguing developed and developing co...

Renewable Energy Is Beginning To Power Africa

Andrew Burger, Contributor May 21, 2015 According to the International Energy Agency, sub-Saharan Africa will require more than $300 billion in investment to achieve universal electricity access by 2030. Committing more than $7 billion in U.S. government support...

First Anniversary of The Balkan Floods Highlights Renewable Energy Market Opportunities

Ilias Tsagas, Contributor May 19, 2015 One year ago this month, severe flooding in Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia killed 79 people, displaced about half a million and caused economic paralysis of the region. In the wake of these the catastrophic events,...
Canadian Climate Goals

Canada Announces Weak Climate Target

Danielle Droitsch, NRDC May 19, 2015 Last week, Canada has announced its contribution to the global effort to reduce greenhouse gases by announcing its post-2020 target. The target announced today is off-track to the 80 percent cut by 2050 they committed to i...
Renewable Energy Stocks

What Drives Alternative Energy Stocks?

Harris Roen, The Roen Financial Report May 19, 2015 Alternative energy became a serious market player after the turn of the millennium. Since that time, solar, wind, smart grid and other alternative energy stocks have experienced both strong up and down trends. The forces a...
UK Parliament Clean Energy Leaders

UK Government Names Clean Energy Cabinet Members

David Appleyard, Contributing Editor May 14, 2015 With the UK general election now over and a majority Conservative Party government in place, the re-elected Prime Minister David Cameron has now named key members of the government charged with steering the UK’s clean ener...
Microgrids

Coast to Coast and Across the Electric System, Microgrids Provide Benefits to All

Dick Munson, Environmental Defense Fund May 14, 2015 At the most obvious level, microgrids could disrupt today’s utilities and their regulated-monopoly business model, because they challenge the centralized paradigm. In a nutshell, microgrids are localized power grids that h...
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Germany's Powerhouse Feels Pinch of Merkel’s Shift to Renewables

Tino Andresen, Bloomberg May 12, 2015 North Rhine-Westphalia, the German state that’s home to utilities RWE AG and EON SE, is losing its standing as the country’s powerhouse as wind and solar energy begin to displace conventional sources. Electricity consumers...
UK Conservatives Spark Renewable Energy Fears

UK Conservative Victory Sparks Climate and Renewable Energy Concerns

Alex Morales, Bloomberg May 11, 2015

The surprise Conservative victory in the recent UK elections have some worrying about the future of renewable and climate progress, but officials are now calming those fears.

Aerial view of the Wayang Windu Geothermal Power Plant in Indonesia. Credit: Victaulic.

Geothermal Piping Systems Get into the Groove

Alfred Chua May 8, 2015 How do you design outdoor piping to account for changing elevation, uneven terrain, seismic and thermal movement, and the reroutes required of a drilling fluid system? This was the challenge faced by engineers and contract...

The New Normal? Renewables, Efficiency, And “Too Much Electricity”

Clint Wilder, Clean Edge May 6, 2015 Just over a decade ago, the state of California faced serious concerns about whether its utilities could generate and/or buy enough power to assure that the world’s seventh-largest economy could keep the lights on. The inf...

Summers’ Law Strikes Again

Joel Moser, CEO, Aquamarine Investment Partners May 6, 2015 Lawrence Summers famously wrote, “there are idiots, look around” in an attack on the theory that markets are rational. What some have called “Summers’ Law” certainly applies to the markets’ response to the slide in the pr...

RESOURCES

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 your ...

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

Doing Business in Brazil – in partnership with GWEC, the Global Wind Ene...

Brazil is one of the most promising markets for wind energy.  Ranked 10th globally...

Solar 2015 Funding and M&A Reports Bundle

Mercom Capital Group’s Solar Funding and M&A Reports are comprehensive high-qu...

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