Renewable energy is critical for the two million people around the world who have no access to electricity, according to a recent Village Power conference in Washington.
Solar photovoltaic will represent the fastest growing source of electricity generation in the United States for the next 20 years, according to government data.
The BP energy company has unveiled a gas station in Madrid, which it claims is the world's most environment-friendly facility.
Sweden will spend at least $775,000 to investigate if an old meteorite crater contains energy that could heat the city of Stockholm.
Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Greece and the Netherlands will start a test phase of trading on a continental level under the administration of the Renewable Energy Certificates System (RECS). Green power suppliers in France and Belgium have expressed interest in the system and may join at a later stage.
The city of Chicago has been commended for its ban of the fuel additive MTBE by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA).
This Boxing Day, as families enjoy sunshine, food, and post-Christmas cheer, four energetic activists will pour a dark liquid made from vegetable oil into the fuel tanks of their diesel trucks and embark on a 2300 km adventure.
One of the largest energy companies in the United States and an independent power producer have agreed to buy a company in the renewable energy sector for almost $100 million.
A unique process of biomass energy will be used in a demonstration plant in Australia.
(condensed from Reuter, Dec 15) Household rubbish, agricultural waste and disused mine workings have not always been seen as valuable assets. But plant and animal matter, sidelined long ago by fossil fuels as a source of heat, are set to return as Britain’s most important renewable energy source in the 21st century, according to British...