November 24, 2012
An emission-free passenger ferry that holds 1,500 people and about 1.3 miles of parking spaces will be operating between Denmark, Germany and Sweden within the next five years.
An emission-free passenger ferry that holds 1,500...[more]
November 8, 2012
Iceland--an Example of the High Penetration of Renewables in the Modern Era
100% Renewable Electricity SupplyAmong World's Highest Geothermal PenetrationHighest Per Capita Geothermal Development in the World
November 6, 2012
Responding to the Scottish Government announcement at the Renewable UK conference in Glasgow of a new interim target that will see 50 per cent of Scotland’s electricity demand met from green power by 2015.
Dr Dan Barlow, Head of...[more]
October 31, 2012
Renewables will provide enough power for one in 10 British homes by 2015 if current growth rates continue[more]
October 23, 2012
New strategy will see IKEA Group become energy independent and help millions of people live an affordable, sustainable life at home.
(Netherlands – October 23, 2012) The IKEA Group today released a new, ambitious...[more]
October 8, 2012
Europe is showing the world that we can move to a sustainable energy future based on cost-effective, clean and stable supplies. Renewable energies (RE) accounted for more than 71% of total electric capacity additions in 2011,...[more]
September 7, 2012
On Monday, Germany's Network Agency announced that the German grid only had a downtime of 15.31 minutes, even lower than the already impressive 17.44 minutes of downtime during the period from 2006 the 2010.
Last spring, when...[more]
August 30, 2012
Germany's BSW-Solar has published a chart showing that the price of a solar array in Germany is now down to 1,702 euros per kilowatt – further proof that feed-in tariffs reduce prices more than policies used in other countries,...[more]
August 18, 2012
What's claimed to be the world's first fully integrated wind-powered electric vehicle charging station has just been unveiled in Barcelona, Spain. The Sanya Skypump marries a 4 kW turbine developed by New York's Urban Green...[more]
August 11, 2012
On August 12th, 2012 the e-miglia is starting into its third year. In their rally through four Alpine countries various electric vehicles will once again prove in an ambitious and sportive way that zero-emission mobility isn’t a...[more]
July 30, 2012
In countries with a large penetration rate of zero fuel cost renewables (wind power in Denmark and Spain, wind and PV in Germany), the “merit-order effect” (avoiding the most costly means of power production to cover peak loads)...[more]
July 25, 2012
Over 80,000 Germans are actively participating in cooperative power plant projects / Participation possible starting with minimal capital / Vast majority of energy cooperatives are using solar power.
More and more people in...[more]
June 23, 2012
Massive economic and environmental gains through EU Ecodesign Directive
The EU Ecodesign Directive aims at reducing the environmental impact of a number of products sold in the EU, with emphasis on their energy...[more]
June 20, 2012
Deployment of renewable energy creates access and jobs in rural areas
Reaching the UN goal of providing sustainable energy for all by 2030 would create up to four million direct jobs in the off-grid electricity sector...[more]
June 19, 2012
In October 2011, as part of its building and electric mobility research, the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development will begin with the construction of the follow-up model of the plus energy house which...[more]
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