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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 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...

Rhone Resch - March 06, 2014

It’s Now Official: U.S. Solar Industry Has Record-Shattering Year in 2013

  What would Alexandre Edmond Becquerel be thinking now? In 1839, at the age of just 19, Becquerel built the world’s first photovoltaic panel, later inspiring the imaginations of millions...

John Farrell - February 03, 2014

Natural Gas Isn’t a Bridge Fuel, It’s a Gateway Drug

In his State of the Union, President Obama added to the conventional wisdom that supplanting coal with natural gas will act as a bridge toward a climate solution. Unfortunately, gas...

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...

Alternative Matters - January 16, 2014

Rhubarb: Great for Pie…and Batteries?

Harvard scientists announced in the most recent issue of Nature that they have developed a flow-battery that stores energy using a naturally occurring organic molecule. Flow-batteries,...

Laurel Passera - January 15, 2014

IREC’s Top 10 List: Solar Accomplishments of 2013

The turn of the calendar year is always a good time to reflect on the past year’s accomplishments so we can gauge how far we’ve come (and where we’re headed). Despite a few setbacks...

Denver Burke - December 18, 2013

Will Political U-turn Support the UK Anaerobic Digestion Industry?

Mrs Thatcher famously said “the lady’s not for turning.” But the same can’t quite be said for the coalition government, which is modelled very closely to the conservatism of the Thatcher...

J. Eric Mathis - December 11, 2013

Central Appalachia’s Emerging Transition: 'Integrated Energy is the Key'

Upon completing my graduate research at Appalachian State University concerning central Appalachia's two major transitions (industrialization and the War on Poverty), I am hopeful that...

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