Energy Efficiency Featured Blogs

John Farrell - April 22, 2014

The Opportunity to Overturn Three Costly Values in Our Energy System

Earlier this year I worked as an election judge for the city of Minneapolis.  It was the city’s second experience with ranked choice voting, a system where instead of voting for a single...

Rhone Resch - April 17, 2014

Building-Integrated Solar Air Heating Systems Proving Popular

For some parts of the United States, such as Upper Michigan, the winter of 2013-14 was the coldest in recorded history. In Marquette, for example, the average temperature was a tundra-like...

J. Eric Mathis - April 07, 2014

Open Innovation & Solar: A New Horizon Emerges in the Heart of Coal Country

Many visions have been laid out and developed over the years that point towards what economist Jeremy Rifken calls the Third Industrial Revolution: a network economy where the entire...

Jennifer Runyon - March 28, 2014

From the Editor: Energy Storage Gives Us The Power of Flexibility

#rewvideoid=3326897357001# When we consider the rapid rise of energy storage technology that we are witnessing all across the globe, it is key that we remember all of the reasons that...

Jennifer Runyon - March 21, 2014

ExxonMobil Acknowledges Climate Change to Shareholders

We don’t cover climate change news all that much here on RenewableEnergyWorld.com. The reason for that is that we view climate change as just one bullet point in a list of reasons why...

Jennifer Runyon - March 14, 2014

Renewable Energy Brings Out Some Extreme Nimbyism

You may have heard of extreme preppers. These are people who spend a large portion of their time preparing themselves, their homes and their families for what they believe is an inevitable...

Jane Weissman - February 25, 2014

From Donuts to Doing: Forging Strong Ties with Industry

Rumor has it that "green" jobs have faded into the sunset.  After all, enrollment for some renewable energy training is down and new topics are nudging "green" off the hit parade list. ...

Jane Weissman - February 06, 2014

But What Does It Mean? The Need for Renewable Workforce Standards

When you start a presentation or a report with terms that mean different things to different people, chances are you're not going to be successful in getting your point across.  While...

Schneider Electric - February 05, 2014

What to Look for in an Off-grid Solar Inverter

The modern solar industry was born through off-grid solar, a market which continues to be an important aspect of the industry. Around the world, one in six people live beyond the reach...

Doug Young - January 28, 2014

Tesla Revs Up China Electric Vehicle Engine

U.S. electric car maker Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA) is setting some tough goals for itself during its first year in China, aiming to take advantage of government incentives and its high-end...

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