An international protocol has been released that will increase investor confidence in renewable energy technologies.
The international demand for wind energy slowed a bit last year, but remained strong with 3,500 megawatts being installed, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).
California residents strongly support quick action to build new power plants in their state, and more than 80 percent favour facilities powered by solar and wind power.
The markets for renewable energy are ready to take off and exceed $5 billion a year in investments, according to a major international report.
A small city in New Brunswick will receive $100,000 to undertake a renewable energy feasibility study in wind power.
Canada's west coast province of British Columbia will double the amount of new generation that comes from wind, small hydro and other forms of energy.
Plans to build the world's two largest wind power plants underline the growing maturity of the technology, says the U.S. wind lobby group.
The U.S. Senate is expected to introduce a bill that will provide support for renewable energy.
he U.S. Department of Energy has released the third edition of the International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol (IPMVP).
Wind and solar energy can displace a large amount of the greenhouse gas emissions from diesel generators, according to a new analysis.