Renewable Energy World Magazine Article Archives

Meg Cichon - June 07, 2013

Solar CHP Innovations Offer Efficiency Kick, Future Energy Storage Options

In late April IBM announced a new partnership with Airlight energy, ETH Zurich and Interstate University of Applied Sciences Buchs NTV. The group won a US$2.4 million grant from the...

Tildy Bayar - June 06, 2013

Major Markets Continue To Determine Wind's Path

Although its forecast for 2013 involves a "much more significant drop" in the global wind market than last year's prediction, downgrading from its advanced to its moderate scenario,...

David Appleyard - June 05, 2013

The Big Question: How Should Europe Structure Its Energy Policy?

"Efforts must be especially made in creating certainty for investors, reducing the administrative burden and increasing clarity in planning," said the European Commission in opening...

Rachana Raizada - June 04, 2013

Can Italy Keep Its Renewables Investors?

Fuelled by generous incentives, growth in the Italian renewable energy industry – especially solar PV – has been astonishing. But as the debt crisis ripples through the economy, will...

David Appleyard - June 04, 2013

Fears Grow Over Future of EU Emissions Trading

Prices for carbon credits under the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) recently plunged to new depths and to less than a tenth of their peak valuation of €30/tonne,...

Tildy Bayar - June 04, 2013

As Europe's Dominance Wanes, Others Pick Up Solar PV

Europe's role as the main driver for the global solar photovoltaics (PV) market is coming to an end, concludes the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) in its latest report...

David Appleyard - June 04, 2013

New Global Wind Energy Rankings Reveal a Reshuffle in the Wind Deck

A new forecast for the global wind market suggests that while some sobering times lie ahead, overall the outlook for the wind sector is positive. That said, with major upsets in the...

David Appleyard - June 03, 2013

Cost-competitive Renewable Energy

Improvements in cost-competitiveness mean that renewable energy will account for between 69 percent and 74 percent of new global power capacity added by 2030, new research by Bloomberg...

- April 03, 2013

Local Development through Community-Led Renewable Energy

Many people who consider themselves supporters of renewables still doubt the feasibility of 100 percent in the near future. In times of economic crisis and budget cuts in most parliaments,...

- April 02, 2013

To Keep Wind Competitive, Manufacturing Ups Its Game

Overcapacity, tightening margins, intense demand fluctuations, uncertain subsidy support and severe price competition: wind turbine manufacturing isn't for the faint-hearted these days....

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