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January 15, 2015

10 cities aiming for 100 percent clean energy

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]

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

January 5, 2015

Lower Austria New Years Resolution: 100 Percent of Electricity from Renewable Sources by 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]

Category: Europe - News

November 21, 2014

Portugal, powered in 2013 by 58.3% Renewable Energy

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]

Category: Europe - News

November 6, 2014

Scotland’s Wind power generated 126% of residential electricity needs in October 2014

October 2014 was a “bumper month” for renewables in Scotland, new figures published by WWF Scotland today (Tuesday 4 November) reveal. [1] Analysis by the environmental group of data [2] provided by the WeatherEnergy...[more]

Category: Europe - News

November 5, 2014

Australia: Victoria town aims to be 100% renewable by 2022

It seems that it is not just towns in New South Wales that are looking to meet all their own electricity needs with renewable energy – a small township in Victoria is also looking to become 100% renewable within a decade. The...[more]

Category: Australia - News

November 3, 2014

Climatescope 2014 – Global study shows clean energy activity surges in developing world

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]

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

November 3, 2014

White solar modules: a revolution for building integration

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]

Category: Europe - News

October 30, 2014

Five NSW towns bid to be Australia’s first zero net energy town

Five towns in NSW have put their hands up to become the first zero net energy town (ZNET) in the state – and indeed the country. The New England towns of Walcha, Manilla, Tenterfield, Uralla and Bingara all made...[more]

Category: Australia - News

October 10, 2014

Sweden’s incoming government edging out nuclear power

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]

Category: Europe - News

October 8, 2014

South Australia hits 100% renewables – for a whole working day

There have been several instances in recent months when wind energy has accounted for all, or nearly all, electricity demand in South Australia. Last Tuesday, however, set a new benchmark – the combination of wind energy and...[more]

Category: Australia - News

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