One of the largest energy companies in Spain will install 3,000 megawatts of wind energy in Argentina.
A trading house in Japan will build two more wind energy facilities in the northern part of the country.
Using renewable energy will be the second choice for power companies in the United States that want to avoid emissions of greenhouse gases, according to a report from the federal government.
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.
Renewable energy has become one of the sexiest sectors on the Australian share market as rising power prices, government legislation, and a growing interest in "clean" industries drive a surge in share prices.
The BP energy company has unveiled a gas station in Madrid, which it claims is the world's most environment-friendly facility.
Solar photovoltaic will represent the fastest growing source of electricity generation in the United States for the next 20 years, according to government data.
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.
Sweden will spend at least $775,000 to investigate if an old meteorite crater contains energy that could heat the city of Stockholm.
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.