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March 30, 2014

Earth Hour forum to kick off Manhattan Beach’s vision for 100% renewable energy

Manhattan Beach’s ambitious campaign comes at a time when scientists, politicians and citizens alike are waking up to the reality of global warming. A report released by the American Association for the Advancement of Science...[more]

Category: North America - News

March 9, 2014

Phase out of Nuclear Power in Europe From Vision to Reality

...... 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]

Category: Europe - News

December 31, 2013

Renewable energy use at record high in Scotland

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]

Category: Europe - News

December 6, 2013

Swiss Energiewende investigated - 98 percent renewable power by 2050

Switzerland already gets more than half of its electricity from renewable sources. Now, German researchers say that the country could have 98 percent renewable power by 2050. Germany's GLR has published the country edition of...[more]

Category: Europe - News

November 27, 2013

Tasmania aims for 100% renewables by 2020

The Tasmanian Government has charged ahead of mainland Australia by launching a new  climate action plan that will commit the state to 100 per cent renewables by 2020 and a 35 per cent reduction in emissions. Mainland...[more]

Category: Australia - News

November 12, 2013

Sydney Goes for 100% Renewable by 2030

We, the Renewables 100 Policy Institute team recently caught up with the City of Sydney’s Chief Development Officer Allan Jones about the city’s plan to get all its power, heating, and cooling needs met with local renewable...[more]

Category: Australia - News

October 24, 2013

Germany Could Become Carbon Neutral by 2050

The German Federal Environment Agency has released a paper discussing how Germany could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from all sectors within the nation's borders by 95% below 1990 levels by 2050, achieving only 1 tonne of...[more]

Category: Europe - News

October 15, 2013

Innovation in renewable-energy technologies is booming

New study shows that research investments and growing markets have fueled a huge rise in new patents.[more]

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

October 8, 2013

German solar PV, wind energy peak at 59.1% of electricity production on October 3rd, 2013

German solar photovoltaics (PV) and wind energy peaked at 59.1% of the nation’s hourly electricity production slightly before 12:00 PM on October 3rd, 2013, according to an analysis by renewable energy consultant Bernard...[more]

Category: Europe - News

October 7, 2013

World's first solar panel pavement installed at George Washington University by Onyx Solar

The world’s first solar panelled pavement has been installed at George Washington University in Ashburn, Virginia (US). Designed by Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) specialists Onyx Solar, the pavement panels are...[more]

Category: North America - News

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