11 companies making their buildings greener


Source: The Guardian 30 January 2015
11 companies making their buildings greener

Tech giants, fast food chains and financial institutions are the latest companies to commit to improving their energy efficiency.

UK solar poised to cruise past 5GW milestone


Source: BusinessGreen 30 January 2015
UK solar poised to cruise past 5GW milestone

The UK's installed solar power capacity is set to break through the 5GW milestone this month, according to new government figures.

'Unconventional' Accounting From China's Hanergy Solar, Owner of MiaSole, Alta, and Solibro


Source: The Energy Collective 30 January 2015
'Unconventional' Accounting From China's Hanergy Solar, Owner of MiaSole, Alta, and Solibro

Li Hejun, the rags-to-riches billionaire CEO of China's Hanergy, has suggested that his firm will be a global leader in solar technology.

Silver Spring Introduces New Smart Grid Platform


Source: Smart Meters 30 January 2015
Silver Spring Introduces New Smart Grid Platform

Silver Spring Networks has unveiled the fifth generation of its Gen5 networking platform, designed to strengthen core smart grid operations.

Wind power fuels transition to renewable energy


Source: DW 30 January 2015
Wind power fuels transition to renewable energy

2014 saw the record installation of more than 1,700 wind turbines in Germany, which supply as much electricity as two nuclear power plants.

Biofuels are not a green alternative to fossil fuels


Source: The Guardian 29 January 2015
Biofuels are not a green alternative to fossil fuels

Powering cars with corn and burning wood to make electricity might seem like a way to lessen dependence on fossil fuels.

IKEA sees sales of green products soar 58 per cent to over €1bn


Source: BusinessGreen 29 January 2015
IKEA sees sales of green products soar 58 per cent to over €1bn

IKEA this week revealed demand for its greenest products jumped 58 per cent last year to over €1bn as consumers embraced new clean technologies.

The Lowest Cost Renewable Energy Comes With a 2000 Percent Environmental Dividend


Source: The Energy Collective 29 January 2015
The Lowest Cost Renewable Energy Comes With a 2000 Percent Environmental Dividend

NASA and NOAA have proclaimed 2014 the warmest year ever recorded. It was the year also in which scientists identified heat movement into the ocean.

Wind Power & Electric Vehicles: Cut costs & energy


Source: YouTube 29 January 2015
Wind Power & Electric Vehicles: Cut costs & energy

This is the grid of the future -- leveraging clean and efficient wind power to reduce your energy costs and carbon footprint. The future is...

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NI wind enters 'crucial phase'


Source: ReNews 29 January 2015
NI wind enters 'crucial phase'

The Northern Ireland renewables industry is entering a “crucial phase” as it attempts to increase its share in the energy mix.

The Smart Micro Grid: IT Challenges for Energy Distribution Grid Operators


Source: IBM 29 January 2015
The Smart Micro Grid: IT Challenges for Energy Distribution Grid Operators

Modern society is facing the global dilemma of an increased demand for energy, while traditional energy generation resources are diminishing...

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Mayor Boris mulls solar freakin’ roadways for London


Source: BusinessGreen 29 January 2015
Mayor Boris mulls solar freakin’ roadways for London

London Mayor Boris Johnson has revealed City Hall is seriously considering trialling new technology for roads to convert solar rays into electricity.

China's Coal Consumption Fell in 2014


Source: The Energy Collective 28 January 2015
China's Coal Consumption Fell in 2014

For the first time this century China’s coal consumption has fallen, according to preliminary data from the Chinese Coal Industry Association.

PV leads global charge to 3200GW


Source: ReNews 28 January 2015
PV leads global charge to 3200GW

The world’s installed renewables capacity is set to more than double from the 1566GW recorded in 2012 to 3203GW by 2025, according to a report.

Nigerians turn to renewable energy as solution to power crisis


Source: DW 28 January 2015
Nigerians turn to renewable energy as solution to power crisis

Nigeria produces about 2.5 million barrels of oil each day, yet many of its citizens live without electricity.

Yes, we can live well and avoid climate disaster, says UK government


Source: The Guardian 28 January 2015
Yes, we can live well and avoid climate disaster, says UK government

The world can enjoy higher standards of living and more travel, while drastically cutting emissions to avoid dangerous climate change.

Transforming the Energy & Utilities Industry


Source: IBM 28 January 2015 Featured
Transforming the Energy & Utilities Industry

Taking a smarter approach to the way we produce, distribute, and consume energy in order to meet the needs of the 21st Century.

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Falling Oil Prices Unlikely To Influence China’s Renewable Energy Investment Strategies


Source: Clean Technica 28 January 2015
Falling Oil Prices Unlikely To Influence China’s Renewable Energy Investment Strategies

The price of oil has plunged. In just a few months it has gone from trading at more than $100 per barrel to hovering around $50.

UK clean energy agencies urging MPs to back 'zero-carbon homes


Source: Renewable Energy Focus 27 January 2015
UK clean energy agencies urging MPs to back 'zero-carbon homes

Reducing carbon emissions from newly built homes is much easier, and cheaper, than retrofitting at a later date, proponents claim.

Healthcare, power and gas woes hit Siemens profits


Source: Reuters 27 January 2015
Healthcare, power and gas woes hit Siemens profits

Siemens said quarterly profit from its industrial units fell 4 percent, driven by a drop at its power and gas division and by healthcare weaknesses.

Future Megacities - Energy and Climate Protection in Gauteng, South-Africa


Source: Cross Docs 27 January 2015
Future Megacities - Energy and Climate Protection in Gauteng, South-Africa

The project is a research and demonstration project of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research..

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