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Hydro Tasmania joins renewable energy companies in warning against …

Hydro Tasmania has joined 16 other renewable energy companies to pen an open letter to Australian politicians warning against cuts to the Renewable Energy Target (RET). The group letter comes amid speculation that the report from the Federal Government’s review … Continue reading

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A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

Through an energy conversion process that mimics that of a tree, a University of Wisconsin-Madison materials scientist is making strides in renewable energy technologies for producing hydrogen. Xudong Wang, an assistant professor of materials science and engineering at UW-Madison, recently … Continue reading

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Will the micro-grid put major power companies out of business?

For the last century, the power created by large power generators (hydro, nuclear, coal and gas) has been brought to consumers via a grid comprised of transmission lines and cables with varying voltages. The system was like a waterfall – … Continue reading

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Lou Cannon: Renewable Energy on Track Despite Setbacks

The relentless march of the states to greater use of renewable energy has hit some bumps on the road. The biggest bump occurred in Ohio, where the Legislature last month approved a law delaying the state’s commitment to obtain 25 … Continue reading

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EU Confirms Approval of Germany’s New Renewable Energy Law

BRUSSELS—European Union antitrust authorities confirmed Wednesday their approval of Germany’s new renewable energy law, which aims to help the country shift away from nuclear- and fossil fuel-generated power. Earlier this month, the European Commission said it had given backing to … Continue reading

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Renewable energy companies grow more concerned about RET review

<!– Renewable energy generators are claiming that uncertainty about policy is putting tens of billions of dollars in projects and future investments at risk. The industry is pointing the finger at the review of Australia’s Renewable Energy Target. –> MARK … Continue reading

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Council solidifies renewable energy goals

By Mike Genetmike.genet@examiner.net Posted Jul. 22, 2014 @ 5:30 am Independence, Mo. Article source: Article Source

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Hawaii has no clear vision in push towards renewable energy, state official says

Warren Bollmeier, director and president of the Hawaii Renewable Energy Alliance, was one of the speakers at the 6th Annual Hawaii Clean Energy Day held Tuesday at the YWCA of Oahu in Downtown Honolulu. Duane Shimogawa Reporter- Pacific Business News … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Provides 56% of Electrical Generation

According to the latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects, solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, and hydropower provided 55.7% (1,965 MW of the 3,529 MW total installed) of new installed U.S. electrical generating … Continue reading

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Renewable energy creating thousands of Nevada jobs, Reid says – Las Vegas Review

WASHINGTON — Sen. Harry Reid on Monday defended the economic impact of renewable energy in Nevada, saying projects have created “thousands and thousands and thousands of jobs” even if many are short-term. Reid said skepticism about the job benefits of … Continue reading

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