Renewable Energy World Magazine Article Archives

Robin Yapp - March 25, 2013

Policy Support for Solar Power Grows in Sub-Saharan Nations

Much of sub-Saharan Africa has experienced remarkable economic growth since the start of the 21st century. Six of the ten fastest-growing economies worldwide between 2000 and 2010 were...

Elisa Wood - March 21, 2013

Greening City Grids for EVs

Short of putting a windmill on top of a car - a parody vehicle that became a source of political jesting during the 2012 U.S. presidential election - electric vehicle (EV) owners have...

Tildy Bayar - March 20, 2013

Relief for India's Wind Industry as GBI Returns

India's generation-based incentive (GBI) for wind energy was reinstated in late February. The government had repealed the subsidy in April 2012, causing dire consequences for the wind...

- March 18, 2013

Bioenergy Calling the Shots on Asian Fuel Supply

Emerging markets have tremendous biomass resources. Such fuels also enjoy commercial advantages due to grid and baseload power availability and a strong willingness from users to pay...

- March 15, 2013

A Safe Haven in a Carbon Price Storm: Securing Value with Voluntary Offsets

Voluntary emission reductions (VERs) focus on sustainability rather than just carbon reduction and allow renewables projects to produce truly game-changing results. So says Tom Morton...

Tildy Bayar - March 14, 2013

Biomass To More Than Triple Globally by 2030

Driven by aggressive biofuel mandates, rapid industry growth will cause great strain on biomass by 2030, according to analysis firm Lux Research. A report from the firm says that, using...

Tildy Bayar - March 13, 2013

Sweden's Bioenergy Success Story

Sweden's Bioenergy Pyrogrot demonstration project was recently awarded part of a €1.2 billion award from the EU's New Entrants' Reserve (NER)300 program, which acts as a vehicle for...

David Appleyard - March 06, 2013

The Future of Renewables: Economic, Policy and Social Implications

It all comes down to a simple choice. Given technology and economic trends, the future of renewable energy is not a foregone conclusion, as states REN-21's new Renewables Global Futures...

- March 05, 2013

Armenian Roadmap for Renewables Addresses Development Challenges

Surrounded by countries with significant hydrocarbon stores, Armenia's own fossil fuel reserves are limited to a small number of lignite or brown coal mines. Some oil reserves exist,...

Tildy Bayar - March 04, 2013

U.S. Spending Cuts To Hit Renewables Sector

On March 1, 2013, U.S. President Barack Obama issued an order, known as the sequester, which triggered automatic federal spending cuts for the remaining seven months of the fiscal year...

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