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REA urges Prime Minister to embrace renewable future at UN Climate Summit

Prime Minister will be “out of touch” with the public if he rows back on renewables in favour of fracking and nuclear Media reports this morning state that David Cameron is expected to use his four minute speech at the UN Climate Summit today to promote shale gas fracking and nuclear power as “green” technologies, […]

U.S. Department of the Interior and State of California Release Draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan for Public Review

Comprehensive Blueprint to Guide Responsible Renewable Energy Development, Conserve Key Landscapes U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency John Laird today released an innovative landscape-level draft renewable energy and conservation plan covering more than 22 million acres in the California desert, marking a major milestone in federal […]

Government of Canada and ‘Namgis First Nation Announce Run-of-the-River Hydroelectric Development

Minister of Finance Joe Oliver today announced the Government of Canada’s support for the Kokish River Hydroelectric Project, through a P3 Canada Fund preferential loan of up to $12.94 million. This low-interest loan is the first of its kind in Canada and will help the ‘Namgis is First Nation to build equity in the 45 […]

Renewable Energy is the right Answer to the Challenge of European Energy Security – a more ambitious RES Target is needed for 2030!

The EU renewable industry is calling on EU policy makers to show more ambition for renewables in the future EU climate and energy policy and in the action plan to tackle the energy crisis. More than 140 participants joined the conference “rescuing Europe from energy dependency: the role of renewables” organised by the EU renewable […]

Royal endorsement plus People Power creates unstoppable Momentum for Clean Energy

RenewableUK says comments by Prince Charles to be aired at tomorrow’s UN Climate Summit in New York, following massive turnouts at this weekend’s People’s Climate Marches in cities around the world, demonstrate comprehensive global support for renewable energy. In a video to be shown at the UN summit on Tuesday, Prince Charles will call for […]

The Next Government’s Blueprint for Green Energy

REA sets out comprehensive manifesto for renewable heat, power and transport The next government will be responsible for the UK succeeding – or failing – in meeting its 2020 renewable energy targets. It could also be the government that turns the budding renewable energy industry into the main economic engine for creating jobs and growth […]

Alliant Energy Power Plant marks 100 Years of providing Clean, Renewable Energy

Prairie du Sac Dam special event celebrates green power and economic development The Prairie du Sac Dam has now produced clean, renewable energy for 100 years to the ongoing benefit of Alliant Energy customers and Wisconsin’s economy and tourism industry. Today, a special celebration was held to mark the Prairie du Sac Dam’s 100th Anniversary […]

German Energy Transformation Widely Accepted – Interdisciplinary Research Project Aims to Facilitate Germany’s Transition to Renewables

Under the leadership of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, an interdisciplinary team is investigating how the transition to an energy system based on renewables finds durable acceptance among the German population. In addition to Fraunhofer ISE, the partners involved are the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, the Center for […]

ACCIONA will double its electricity supplies to Metro de Madrid in 2015

The contract represents 19.8 million euros. Next year ACCIONA Energía will double its supplies of electricity to Metro de Madrid after being awarded 46% of the total energy put out to tender by the city’s transport company for 2015, for a sum of 19.8 million euros. Through its subsidiary ACCIONA Green Energy Developments, the company […]

Renewables Industry unifies around Key Tests for next Government

Leading renewable energy trade bodies have come together to launch “key tests” for the political parties ahead of the next general election. The grouping, which includes ADBA (Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association), BHA (the British Hydropower Association), the British Photovoltaic Association, the Renewable Energy Association, RenewableUK, Scottish Renewables and the Solar Trade Association, has launched […]