Make no mistake, big changes are on their way


Source: Energy Voice 20 September 2014
Make no mistake, big changes are on their way

As I pen this, the Highland vote has just come in. The outcome is clear; the No’s prevail. The margin is not as slim as had been predicted...

The Musk Family Plan for Transforming the World's Energy


Source: Wall Street Journal 20 September 2014
The Musk Family Plan for Transforming the World's Energy

Elon Musk and his cousin, Lyndon Rive, have always been close. Their mothers are twins, and Messrs. Musk and Rive grew up together...

Sustainable Energy Means Business in the Port of Amsterdam


Source: TheEnergyCollective 20 September 2014
Sustainable Energy Means Business in the Port of Amsterdam

Four years ago, Amsterdam chose to sell its shares in NUON, a former local utility company. Its next move would change the future of the city...

Finding solutions for South Africa’s coal-fired water and energy problems


Source: The Guardian 19 September 2014
Finding solutions for South Africa’s coal-fired water and energy problems

Coal production, from mining to power generation requires vast volumes of water. Furthermore, pollution from coal mining can irreparably harm water...

Technology Advances Wind Energy Development


Source: TheEnergyCollective 19 September 2014
Technology Advances Wind Energy Development

There have been significant improvements of late to equipment used to produce energy from wind. Towers are taller...

China is breaking up with coal. That means we should too.


Source: TreeHugger 19 September 2014
China is breaking up with coal. That means we should too.

With activists in the US preparing for the largest climate march in history, the refrain you'll often hear from naysayers is that curbing emissions...

CenterPoint Energy


Source: YouTube 19 September 2014
CenterPoint Energy

CenterPoint Energy Inc., is the third largest gas and electric utility in the United States, serving 5 million customers across...

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New Report on Water Impacts of Shale Gas Development


Source: TheEnergyCollective 19 September 2014
New Report on Water Impacts of Shale Gas Development

On September 12th, the World Resources Institute held an event to unveil their new report on the fresh water impacts of shale gas development...

Christine Milne offers to pass Direct Action if renewable energy target stays


Source: The Guardian 19 September 2014
Christine Milne offers to pass Direct Action if renewable energy target stays

Christine Milne has said the Greens will help put “spine and rigour” into the Coalition’s Direct Action climate plan and allow it to become law...

The Big 340: Trickle Of Renewable Energy Investors Turns Into Flood


Source: CleanTechnica 19 September 2014
The Big 340: Trickle Of Renewable Energy Investors Turns Into Flood

Back in January we introduced you to the Ceres “Clean Trillion” renewable energy investor campaign, but you ain’t heard nothing yet...

White House unveils solar power and energy efficiency boost


Source: BusinessGreen 19 September 2014
White House unveils solar power and energy efficiency boost

The White House has unveiled more than 50 actions and commitments designed to provide a major boost to US solar power...

Longest transmission link delivers renewable power


Source: SmartGridNews 19 September 2014
Longest transmission link delivers renewable power

ABB has commissioned the converter stations to the 3,150 megawatt Rio Madeira High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link in Brazil...

The future of energy is 100% renewable, say filmmakers


Source: TreeHugger 19 September 2014
The future of energy is 100% renewable, say filmmakers

"The question is not if we make the transition to 100$ renewable. It's when, and how." That's how Diane Moss, a Founder of the Renewables 100...

A new tool for finding cost savings in smart grid initiatives


Source: SnartGridNews 19 September 2014
A new tool for finding cost savings in smart grid initiatives

September 17, 2014. Orlando, FL. The Smart Grid Research Consortium today announces a new Executive Strategy Assessment Service...

5 ways boards of directors can support sustainability


Source: GreenBiz 19 September 2014
5 ways boards of directors can support sustainability

While corporate responsibility has risen as a strategic priority for many companies, boards have not been driving this change...

Does Energy Have a Place in the Sharing Economy?


Source: TheEnergyCollective 18 September 2014
Does Energy Have a Place in the Sharing Economy?

The “sharing economy.” It’s the new, new thing (or, depending on your perspective, very, very old). Over the past five years, companies like Uber...

Analysts: Global offshore wind market poised for fivefold growth


Source: BusinessGreen 18 September 2014
Analysts: Global offshore wind market poised for fivefold growth

The global offshore wind market is set to grow 28 per cent a year through to 2020, delivering a fivefold increase in capacity...

Tesco software rollout aims to ensure every little energy-saving helps


Source: BusinessGreen 18 September 2014
Tesco software rollout aims to ensure every little energy-saving helps

Managers at Tesco stores around the world will soon be able to tell immediately if a faulty chiller cabinet is using more energy than it should...

Hamburg: Green City of the Future?


Source: Link TV 18 September 2014
Hamburg: Green City of the Future?

All eyes are on Germany as the country prepares to abandon nuclear power by 2020. Hamburg, an industrial port on Germany's northern shore...

Transmission Links to Enable Wind Energy


Source: TheEnergyCollective 18 September 2014
Transmission Links to Enable Wind Energy

One of the challenges of moving to an electricity system running with a large proportion of wind and solar is that electricity output from these...

Unions see the handwriting -- they are retraining for a net zero energy world


Source: SmartGridNews 18 September 2014
Unions see the handwriting -- they are retraining for a net zero energy world

Thousands of electrical workers will be trained each year at a new facility in Los Angeles called the Net Zero Plus Electrical Training Institute...

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