The 2014 tally included record installations for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems and wind power
July 16, 2015
Global generation capacity for solar, wind, and other renewable energy technologies grew 8.5 percent in 2014 over the year before, according to the 10th annual edition of REN21’s Renewables 2015 Global Status Report.
Report Shows the First Global Increase in Investment in Three Years
April 27, 2015
Global investment in renewable energy technologies increased 17 percent to $270 billion in 2014, according to "Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2015," the eighth edition of the report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Center Is Comprised of Renewable Energy Buyers, Project Developers, and Service Providers
March 10, 2015
Renewable Choice Energy announced that it has joined the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewables Center (BRC) as a founding transaction service provider with an emphasis in power purchase agreement (PPA) brokering.
Report Also Says a Renewed Global Focus on Energy Efficiency Is Taking Hold
December 6, 2013
Renewable energy sources could account for nearly half of the increase in global power generation through 2035, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2013 edition of the World Energy Outlook. Solar energy and wind energy could make up 45 percent of that expansion in renewables.
Solar, Wind Energy Production Increases as Cost of Renewable Energy Drops
October 21, 2013
Americans are continuing to use more renewable energy resources. Use of natural gas, solar panels, and wind turbines were up in 2012, while use of coal declined as a means to generate electricity, according to the recent U.S. energy charts released through research conducted by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Thermal Storage Tanks Make More Efficient Use of the Variable Supply of Wind Energy
September 23, 2013
CALMAC, a leader in energy storage systems, has announced the installation of its IceBank® energy storage tanks at the Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) in Ireland. CALMAC’s tanks are being used to successfully store energy from a large on-campus wind turbine in the form of ice.
Lower Prices, Favorable Policies Lead to More Solar and Wind Power
August 20, 2013
The United States used more electricity from solar and wind energy sources in 2012 than in the previous year, according to the new annual analysis by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).
One of the toughest sells for contractors is the upfront costs of a new HVACR system, regardless of how quick the energy efficiency or environmental preservation paybacks might be. So one has to wonder if authors Mark Jacobson and Cristina Archer had upfront costs in mind when they wrote a study about wind power.