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Renewables in Future Energy Mix heavily Underestimated: New Report

Future fossil fuel energy demand may have been heavily overestimated and renewables growth underestimated, a new report warns investors. The financial initiative Carbon Tracker has just released the report Lost in Transition: How the energy sector is missing potential demand destruction, which tackles many assumptions made so far from different mainstream analysis. Such estimates are […]

Open innovation to solve social challenges

The ACCIONA Microenergia foundation and the technological innovation platform “Ennomotive” collaborate in searching for profitable solutions to monitoring of the batteries of the Solar Home Systems. The open innovation allows experts outside the organization to give solutions to the organization’s challenges. Ennomotive is an open platform for innovation in engineering, which is used by the […]

Game-changing Process mitigates CO2 Emissions using Renewable Energy

Gold nanoparticles are at the heart of a new process conceived and developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) that can efficiently convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into usable chemicals and fuels—a breakthrough that could lead to an effective industrial scale way to reduce CO2 emissions for a positive […]

SMA partners with Farm from a Box to bring localized Food Production to Rural Communities Worldwide

Solar Leader Chosen as the Inverter Supplier for Comprehensive, Turnkey Micro-Farming Solution SMA has joined forces with Farm from a Box™ to develop a complete, off-grid toolkit for localized food production. Ideal for remote and rural communities worldwide, this micro-farming solution includes everything from water purification and irrigation to seedlings and solar power, allowing users […]

Following Hinkley Point C nuclear deal, REA seeks clarity on renewables, wider energy strategy

UK Prime Minister David Cameron and Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a deal today to develop a new nuclear facility at Hinkey Point C. Deal is signed at a time of great uncertainty for the renewable energy industry due to proposed and enacted government policy changes since the election. The REA is concerned about the […]

Capstone Microturbine to power United States Marine Corps Base

Capstone Turbine Corporation ( (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received an order for a C1000 Power Package to be used for combined heat and power (CHP) at a United States Marine Corps base in Virginia. E-Finity Distributed Generation, Capstone’s distributor for the mid-Atlantic and southeastern […]

Invenergy Clean Power Announces Closing of Term Loan Financing

On Monday, Invenergy Clean Power LLC (“Invenergy”) successfully closed a $540 million term loan financing by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Invenergy Thermal Operating I LLC which owns 3,159 MW of natural gas fired generation plants in operation. The financing was rated Ba3 by Moody’s and B+ by Standard and Poor’s. Proceeds from the transaction were used for refinancing debt […]

E.ON tests inductive charging for electric vehicles in and around Berlin

Partners are E.DIS, Joey’s Pizza, and SEW Eurodrive E.ON and three partner organizations are conducting field trials of wireless, inductive charging for electric vehicles (EVs). The project is supported by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building, and Nuclear Safety. This innovative technology, which is provided by SEW Eurodrive GmbH of Bruchsal […]

Canadian Council on Renewable Electricity Congratulates New Liberal Government

Renewable electricity presents key economic growth and climate action opportunity The Canadian Council on Renewable Electricity congratulates Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau on his election win. While Canada is a recognized global leader in renewable electricity production, abundant opportunities remain to clean up our remaining fossil-fuel dependent grids, and to further electrify and decarbonize our economy. […]

White House announces Climate Pledges from 81 Companies representing $3 Trillion

Procter & Gamble, Nike, Johnson & Johnson, Ikea and Starbucks are among 81 companies that have signed on to the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, announced today by the White House, in support of concerted business action on climate change and a strong outcome at COP21 in Paris this December. Climate pledges from 68 […]