March 30, 2014
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]
March 9, 2014
...... 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]
December 31, 2013
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]
December 6, 2013
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]
November 27, 2013
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.
November 12, 2013
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]
October 24, 2013
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]
October 15, 2013
New study shows that research investments and growing markets have fueled a huge rise in new patents.[more]
October 8, 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]
October 7, 2013
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]
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