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July 24, 2013

Australia’s King Island Achieves 100% Renewable Energy Supply From Off-grid System

Hydro Tasmania’s off-grid power system in King Island has achieved a remarkable achievement that could have significant ramifications for off-grid power systems across the world. King Island achieved 100% renewable energy supply...[more]

Category: Australia - News

July 24, 2013

Vast costs of Arctic change

The global impacts of a warming Arctic could carry a price tag comparable to the size of the global economy in 2012, according to a Comment piece in this week's Nature. Unlike the loss of sea ice, the vulner-ability of polar...[more]

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

July 18, 2013

DIW says EU overestimates cost of renewables

Yesterday, Germany's premier economic research institute published a study criticizing EU estimates of the cost of nuclear, carbon capture and storage, and photovoltaics. The DIW says PV is already less expensive than the EU's...[more]

Category: Europe - News

July 15, 2013

Peru To Power 2 Million Of Its Poorest — By Solar Energy

Peru last week initiated a new program that will provide electricity to more than two million of its poorest residents using solar panels. Energy and Mining Minister Jorge Merino said that the program will allow 95% of Peru to...[more]

Category: South America - News

July 14, 2013

The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2013

Two years after the Fukushima disaster started unfolding on 11 March 2011, its impact on the global nuclear industry has become increasingly visible. Global electricity generation from nuclear plants dropped by a...[more]

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June 27, 2013

IEA: Renewables Will Exceed Natural Gas And Nuclear By 2016

Natural gas is widely considered the bridge to take us from fossil fuel dependence to a clean energy future – but that bridge may be a lot shorter than anyone could have predicted. The International Energy Agency (IEA)...[more]

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

June 26, 2013

100% Renewable Energy And Beyond!

While many countries still discuss whether or not a 100% renewable energy system – or “just” a 100% renewable electricity supply – is even theoretically possible, Germans seem no longer bothered by such unscientific doubts. To...[more]

Category: Europe - News

June 18, 2013

The REN21 Renewables 2013 Global Status Report

First released in 2005, REN21's Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) has grown to become a truely collaborative effort of over 500 authors, contributors and reviewers, and is today the most frequently referenced report on...[more]

Category: Europe - News

June 14, 2013

The Debate on 100% Renewable Energy: The new normal?

Venue: Room 3,  ICM – Internationales Congress Center MünchenDate: Tuesday, June 18, 2013Time: 2:00pm-4:00pmLanguage: English GO100% is the first global campaign that advocates 100% renewable energy. It connects and...[more]

Category: Europe - News

June 6, 2013

WWEA presents World Wind Energy Report 2012

100 Countries are using Wind Energy today - Iceland as 100th Wind Power Country[more]

Category: Europe - News

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