Future Cities Need 'Intelligent' Local Energy Systems


Source: TheEnergyCollective 28 November 2014
Future Cities Need 'Intelligent' Local Energy Systems

Andreas Koch is a chartered Architect and registered Energy Consultant, working in the field of energy efficient construction.

What does a lake of molten aluminum have to do with renewable energy in Germany?


Source: TreeHugger 28 November 2014
What does a lake of molten aluminum have to do with renewable energy in Germany?

Germany is a renewable energy powerhouse. They've been breaking all kinds of records and still has a huge installed base of wind and solar power.

Victorian renewable energy companies 'cut nearly one in 10 jobs'


Source: The Guardian 28 November 2014
Victorian renewable energy companies 'cut nearly one in 10 jobs'

Melbourne’s leading renewable energy companies have cut nearly one in 10 jobs over the past year owing to uncertainty in the sector.

Climate negotiations: If we fail in Lima, we will fail in Paris


Source: The Climate Group 28 November 2014
Climate negotiations: If we fail in Lima, we will fail in Paris

As we approach the denouement of the current round of climate negotiations in Paris next year, there will no doubt be many ‘make or break’ moments.

UK low carbon electricity share tops 35 per cent


Source: BusinessGreen 28 November 2014
UK low carbon electricity share tops 35 per cent

The UK's clean power sources met at least 35.5 per cent of electricity demand during the third quarter of the year.

EU ministers half way to telecom agreement - Oettinger


Source: Telecompaper 28 November 2014
EU ministers half way to telecom agreement - Oettinger

EU ministers are about half way to completing work on the telecom single market legislation, according to Gunther Oettinger.

China To Cap Coal Use By 2020 To Meet Game-Changing Climate, Air Pollution Targets


Source: TheEnergyCollective 28 November 2014
China To Cap Coal Use By 2020 To Meet Game-Changing Climate, Air Pollution Targets

The Chinese government announced it would cap coal use by 2020. The Chinese State Council, or cabinet, said the peak would be 4.2 billion tonnes.

Bristol takes a modern approach to commissioning mental health services


Source: Health Service Journal 28 November 2014
Bristol takes a modern approach to commissioning mental health services

Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group’s overhauled mental health structure brings together a number of current ideas on mental health.

Renewable energy overtakes nuclear as Scotland's top power source


Source: The Guardian 27 November 2014
Renewable energy overtakes nuclear as Scotland's top power source

Renewable energy in Scotland provided the single largest source of electricity to the country for the first time in the first half of 2014.

Shipping emissions to be monitored under new EU law


Source: BusinessGreen 27 November 2014
Shipping emissions to be monitored under new EU law

The shipping sector will be forced to track its carbon emissions under new legislation agreed by the EU yesterday.

Show you can navigate integrated care


Source: Health Service Journal 27 November 2014
Show you can navigate integrated care

Over the last few years there has been increasing interest in both the UK and the US about how an integrated healthcare model can work in practice.

Royal Society Warns Cities To Prepare for Climate Change


Source: SustainableCities 27 November 2014
Royal Society Warns Cities To Prepare for Climate Change

Governments are being called on to develop resilience strategies for cities to combat the effects of a rising and ageing population and climate change

Patients deserve better out-of-hours care


Source: The Guardian 27 November 2014
Patients deserve better out-of-hours care

The annual headlines on A&E pressures are becoming a winter tradition. Solving this problem extends far beyond the front door of local departments.

Fuji Electric to study smart energy grid for Andhra Pradesh


Source: The Economic Times 27 November 2014
Fuji Electric to study smart energy grid for Andhra Pradesh

apan's Fuji Electric will conduct a feasibility study on a smart energy grid for Andhra Pradesh to monitor energy consumption and forecast demands.

Renault-Nissan Alliance cruises past 200,000 electric vehicle sales milestone


Source: BusinessGreen 27 November 2014
Renault-Nissan Alliance cruises past 200,000 electric vehicle sales milestone

Nissan and Renault have this week confirmed their position as the dominant force in the fast-expanding global electric vehicle market.

There’s an opportunity for tech in the EPA’s proposed smog rule


Source: Gigaom 27 November 2014
There’s an opportunity for tech in the EPA’s proposed smog rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to tighten the rule for regulating ground-level ozone, or smog.

Five Energy Moments To Be Thankful For In 2014


Source: TheEnergyCollective 27 November 2014
Five Energy Moments To Be Thankful For In 2014

As we wind down the year 2014, there have been a few moments in the world of energy that we can look back on and be thankful.

Ships must measure CO2 emissions under new EU law


Source: The Guardian 27 November 2014
Ships must measure CO2 emissions under new EU law

Ships will have to start monitoring emissions from 2018, in a first step towards curbing growing pollution from the sector.

World's first electric car 'sat-nav' launched in Northern Ireland


Source: BusinessGreen 26 November 2014
World's first electric car 'sat-nav' launched in Northern Ireland

Electric car drivers can now plot journeys taking recharging points and the time it takes to recharge a battery into account.

Bicycles As Transit in America


Source: SustainableCities 26 November 2014
Bicycles As Transit in America

It would be fair to say that most Americans view the bicycle as a tool of either a recreational user or a hardcore sportsman.

Minnesota has big RE potential: GE


Source: ReNews 26 November 2014
Minnesota has big RE potential: GE

Minnesota could be using a far higher percentage of renewable energy, a study carried out by GE's Energy Consulting has found.

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