January 15, 2015
Scientists have been fairly unequivocal in their warnings that we must ditch fossil fuels entirely if we are to have any hope of reversing climate change. Yet despite significant progress in the last year, historic announcements...[more]
January 5, 2015
Lower Austria Minister for Energy Dr. Stephan Pernkopf: We want to achieve this goal together.This year, the province of Lower Austria wants to become powered by 100% renewables, that is, by water, wind, biomass and solar...[more]
November 21, 2014
Portugal has a population of just 11 million people but it is punching above its weight in renewable energy industries.
Almost 60 per cent of its energy needs came from renewable sources last year, a 20 per cent increase from...[more]
November 6, 2014
October 2014 was a “bumper month” for renewables in Scotland, new figures published by WWF Scotland today (Tuesday 4 November) reveal. 
Analysis by the environmental group of data  provided by the WeatherEnergy...[more]
November 3, 2014
China, Brazil and South Africa show wide diversity of clean energy investment opportunities
London, Washington D.C., 28 October 2014 – Developing nations represent a large and rapidly growing share of the world’s clean energy...[more]
November 3, 2014
CSEM announces the world’s first white solar modules. This innovative technology is particularly attractive to the building industry where solar elements can blend into a building’s skin and become virtually hidden energy...[more]
October 10, 2014
Sweden may soon turn its back on nuclear power as the incoming Social Democrats and Green Party have announced a coalition agreement to phase out atomic power development, Swedish media have reported.
The two parties have agreed...[more]
October 5, 2014
Present-day lithium batteries are efficient but involve a range of resource and environmental problems. Using materials from alfalfa (lucerne seed) and pine resin and a clever recycling strategy, Uppsala researchers have now come...[more]
September 12, 2014
The transition to a global renewable energy economy could save $71 trillion by the year 2050, according to an IEA report.
Or, to say that another way, $44 trillion in investment by the year 2050 would translate to about...[more]
September 10, 2014
We are honored to join the Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) in announcing the release of the WECAN Women's Climate and Action Agenda. Drafted with initial input from more than 100 international women...[more]
August 18, 2014
Die Erneuerbaren Energien eilen von einem Rekord zum nächsten. Nachdem sie im Mai schon einmal 73 Prozent Anteil an der Stromerzeugung hatten, haben sie am Sonntag nun die 75 Prozent Marke durchbrochen.
Am frühen Nachmittag...[more]
July 2, 2014
Following up on its recent 2014 forum on the 100% renewable energy island of El Hierro off the coast of Spain, RENISLA, a project of UNESCO, has issued a call for action to expand the worldwide campaign for the transition to...[more]
April 13, 2014
Renewables 100 Policy Institute was pleased to contribute to our Partner Tck Tck Tck's briefing documents for NGO's attending and reporting on the recent IPCC Working Group III meeting in Berlin.
This meeting resulted in...[more]
March 9, 2014
...... An alternative “advanced scenario” (compared to the energy [r]evolution study) to allow an earlier nuclear phase out The energy [r]evolution Advanced scenario which forms the basis for our overall assessment takes a...[more]
December 31, 2013
A record two fifths of electricity used in Scotland came from renewables last year, official figures have revealed.
UK government figures showed 40.3% of energy consumption in 2012 was met by the sector - up from 36.3% the...[more]
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