Renewable Energy World Magazine Article Archives

Tildy Bayar - January 06, 2014

Keeping Safe When Working with Wind Power

According to Claus Rose, chairman of the Global Wind Organization (GWO) and environment, health and safety (EHS) officer for Siemens’ Wind Power Division, safety procedures are now...

Renewable Energy World Editors - December 25, 2013

The Big Question: What Is the Future Utility Business Model?

Renewable energy technologies are taking off and costs are dropping each year, so what’s holding the industry back? A new report called America’s Power Plan suggests that the real culprits...

James Montgomery - December 23, 2013

Microinverters Moving Into Commercial-Scale Solar: When Will It Happen?

Back in mid-August, Vine Fresh Produce in Ontario unveiled a 2.3-MW solar rooftop array on its greenhouse, the largest commercial rooftop project under the province's feed-in tariff...

David Appleyard - December 12, 2013

Hydropower Renaissance Signals Investment Surge

According to the World Energy Council’s latest World Energy Resources (WER) report, hydropower already provides a substantial proportion of energy worldwide, contributing approximately...

David Appleyard - December 09, 2013

Lush Grass Becomes Lush Green for UK Biogas Project

Deep in the gently rolling Mendip Hills of Somerset, in the southwest of England, nestles a dairy farm with 150 years of cheese making heritage. It lies only a few miles from the site...

Meg Cichon - November 12, 2013

Global Excellence: Project of the Year Award Winners Announced

From electrifying remote villages in India to tackling landfill waste in California, this year’s Project of the Year Award winners represent the ever-shifting global renewable energy...

Meg Cichon - October 22, 2013

An Open Frontier: The Untapped Potential of South American Geothermal

The ring of fire is a geologic region that extends in a horseshoe shape from the bottom tip of South America, up along the Pacific coast through North America, and looping back through...

Renewable Energy World Editors - October 17, 2013

The Big Question: Can Countries Reach 100 Percent Renewable Energy?

Several countries, including Scotland and the Philippines, have recently announced impressive plans to obtain all of their power from renewable energy. With many countries setting their...

Meg Cichon - October 16, 2013

Ocean Energy Technologies Speeding Towards Commercialization

The ocean energy sector has been steadily creeping towards commercial reality year after year, with technology test deployments taking place worldwide. After all, the ocean energy market...

James Montgomery - October 15, 2013

The Air Up There: Wind Energy Remote Sensing Gains Ground

Five years ago, First Wind's in-house meteorological team zeroed in on a couple of new potential wind farm areas in Maine that were different: moderate-elevation plateaus instead of...

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