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December 18, 2012

400,000 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in 2013

Electric Vehicles: 10 Predictions for 2013 By the end of 2013, nearly 400,000 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) will be driving on roads around the world.  Consumers will be able to choose from a greatly enhanced selection...[more]

Category: North America - News

December 5, 2012

Campaign for 100 % Renewable Energy Necessary

Necessary - Conclusions from REN Alliance COP18 Side Event[more]

Category: Europe - News

December 5, 2012

Offshore wind better than natural gas for UK

A Study into the Economics of Gas and Offshore Wind. Launched by Greenpeace and WWF-UK, November 2012 There are arguments for and against each of these strategies: on the one hand new gas plants are cheap to build, but are...[more]

Category: Europe - News

November 29, 2012

REN21 releases new Global Status Report

REN21 head Christine Lins called 2011 a “solar year”, with solar making up 47% of newly installed capacity in the EU. But the main finding was that investments in renewables outstripped investments in conventional energy...[more]

Category: Europe - News

November 24, 2012

Zero Emission Ship runs on 100% Renewables

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]

Category: Europe - News

November 8, 2012

Iceland - 100% Renewable Electricity Supply

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 Iceland's famous...[more]

Category: Europe - News

November 6, 2012

WWF applauds Scotland’s new interim renewable target

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]

Category: Europe - News

October 31, 2012

Renewable energy will overtake nuclear power by 2018, research says

Renewables will provide enough power for one in 10 British homes by 2015 if current growth rates continue[more]

Category: Europe - News

October 23, 2012

IKEA Group become energy independent

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]

Category: Europe - News

October 11, 2012

African Inventor

Anastase Tabaro This self-taught Rwandan has built a small hydro-electric dam that supplies electricity to the inhabitants of the Ngororero village. Anastase Tabaro has no technical training and did not attend school. However,...[more]

Category: Africa - News

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