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January 15, 2016

Denmark breaks its own world record in wind energy

Danish wind turbines set a new world record in 2015. Wind power is now counted for 42.1% of the total electricity consumption in Denmark, according to data published on Friday (15 January). The percentage of wind power in...[more]

Category: Europe - News

January 11, 2016

Scottish wind power surge in 2015

Wind power generated enough to supply the electrical needs of 97 per cent of Scottish homes - or the equivalent of 41 per cent of Scotland’s entire electricity needs for the year. WWF Scotland figures point to a bumper year...[more]

Category: Europe - News

December 16, 2015

San Diego Takes 100% Renewable Electricity Target From Vision to Law

In 2013, our Institute catalyzed the City of San Diego to pledge to go 100% renewable, ... today it is Law.From Vision to Law - San Diego Adopts Legally Binding Climate Action Plan With Provision for 100% Renewable Electricity...[more]

Category: North America - News

November 30, 2015

Our Institute Founder Invited by US State Department Meets With Energy Leaders in Brazil.

Renewables 100 Policy Institute Founder and Board Chair, Angelina Galiteva, traveled last week (Nov. 14-21 2015) to Brazil at the invitation of the US State Department to meet with Brazilian Government Representatives, National...[more]

Category: North America - News

November 5, 2015

Austria's largest state goes 100% renewable

Austria's largest state said Thursday that 100 percent of its electricity is now generated using renewable sources of energy. "We have invested heavily to boost energy efficiency and to expand renewables," said Erwin...[more]

Category: Europe - News

September 30, 2015

Going 100% renewable energy for a better future

Despite being major centres, it is not a given that decisions made in New York and Paris reverberate in villages in Bangladesh, in boardrooms in Bogota and in the city hall of Vancouver. But that’s exactly what needs to happen...[more]

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September 21, 2015


Greenpeace’s Energy [R]evolution scenario 2015 phases out coal, oil, gas and nuclear energy as fast as technically and economically possible, by expanding the renewable energy share to 42 per cent in 2030, 72 per cent in 2040 and...[more]

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July 20, 2015

The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2015

The World Nuclear Industry Reports Half Of The World Gets More Power From Renewable Energy Over Nuclear Power Back in the 1950s, scientists discovered that energy can be generated from splitting atoms. This reaction was known...[more]

Category: Europe - News, Africa - News, Asia - News, North America - News, Australia - News

June 18, 2015

Renewables 2015 Global Status Report Launched

Renewable Energy’s Record Year Helps Uncouple Growth of Global Economy and CO2  Read the Renewables 2015 Global Status Report   Record installations for wind and solar PV in 2014;164 countries with...[more]

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June 11, 2015

Hawaii First in the Nation to Set 100% Renewable Energy Goal

The Governor signed four energy-related bills into law today, establishing the state as a leader in renewable sources for power.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.  Hawai’i is now the first state in the nation to adopt a...[more]

Category: North America - News

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