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The viability of solar energy as a major game changer in the way we power our society has been a hotly contested debate for a long time. Contentious as it may be, many suspect that it’s not necessarily the technology … Continue reading
Oil touches everything in the world economy. Products or goods made from petroleum are countless. Look around your office and home, as almost everything you see includes petroleum. Oil is regarded as life source of the world economy. Without it, … Continue reading
News at the end of August that over 50,000 green heating schemes had been approved since the inception of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) in April 2014 caused some in the industry to hail a new era of heat pumps, … Continue reading
What Will a Clinton or Trump Presidency Mean for Renewable Energy? Part 2 – Renewable Energy’s Uncertain Future?
In Part 1, I discussed the history of support for renewable energy by U.S. presidents over the past four decades. In it, I was not defending presidents from either party. I was simply pointing out that the person occupying the … Continue reading
The African Development Bank will lend $60 million to finance a geothermal power project in Kenya. The funds will go to state-owned Geothermal Development Co. to buy three drilling rigs, according to Gabriel Negatu, regional director at the Abidjan, Ivory … Continue reading
Bangalore’s Kempegowda International Airport plans to become the largest solar-producing airport in India, aiming to generate 14.6 MW of solar power. The airport announced in December that it will source 40 percent of its electricity from solar energy, offsetting approximately … Continue reading
The Current Status of West Virginia v EPA By the time this column is published, oral arguments in the legal challenge to the Clean Power Plan (CPP/Plan) will have already been made. The en banc panel of 10 appeals … Continue reading
Here we are again. Election 2016. Deemed “the most important election of our lifetimes” — the same claim made about the 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012 Presidential elections. As usual, each side is predicting that if their candidate’s opponent wins, … Continue reading
According to the latest conclusions of the 46th World Economic Forum (2016), climate changes and reducing its effects, for the first time, are top-ranked in terms of the major risks facing the worldwide economy. Morocco is not spared. Today, about … Continue reading
French multinational oil major Total continues to diversify and adapt to changing market, industry and political conditions by making strategic investments across the renewable energy value chain. Total Energy Ventures (TEV), the corporation’s venture capital (VC) arm, joined AutoGrid’s Series … Continue reading