Soaring energy prices and the threat of summer power shortages in the United States have prompted the Earth Day 2001 network to focus on renewable energy.
Support for concentrating solar power (CSP) in the United States will drop by 86 percent this year, according to the federal budget.
The second largest wind farm in the world will be constructed on King Mountain in Texas.
A federal agency in Briain has released the names of 18 developers who pre-qualify to build offshore wind farms.
A U.S. supplier of renewable energy will offer fixed-rate pricing in the state of Texas, when it starts to sell wind energy in June.
The worlds largest offshore wind farm will be built between Denmark and Sweden.
The United Kingdom will have more than 2,000 megawatts of installed wind energy by the end of 2005, predicts the country's wind energy group.
A Canadian company that produces energy from biomass has received one of Britain's largest grants to develop its process.
The Energy Foundation, a U.S. based sustainable energy advocacy group, wants California to make maximum use of renewable energy and cogeneration power to avoid blackouts this year.
The use of renewable energy around the world will increase by 53 percent between 1999 and 2020. However, its share of global energy consumption will drop from a current level of 9 percent to 8 percent during that time, according to a U.S. government report.