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McGinn: Renewable energy supports Navy’s operational efficiency

Some might think the Navy’s pursuit of renewable energy is nothing more than a ruse to “go green” and win an award from the Environment Protection Agency. Dennis McGinn, assistant secretary of the Navy for energy, installations and environment, says … Continue reading

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Britain’s renewable energy investment boom is a story rarely told

Low carbon energy investment is the cornerstone of Britain’s energy future – and is already playing a leading part in the coalition’s infrastructure growth plan. The central importance of secure, green energy was clear even before the recent events in … Continue reading

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A renewable energy economy is possible and needed for our future

 Published on April 23, 2014 in Opinions  By Steven Maiken   Courtesy of MCT   Trillions of dollars have gone to bailout Wall Street fraudsters, provide tax-breaks for the wealthy, maintain our military and the pointless wars and operations since … Continue reading

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Renewable energy: Biofuels heat up

Velocys After biomass is heated to 900 °C, it gives off hydrogen and carbon monoxide. These gases get turned into liquid fuels by Fischer–Tropsch reactors, such as this one built by Velocys in Plain City, Ohio. By the end of … Continue reading

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Coalition’s renewable energy review an ‘unprecedented scam’, industry says

The renewable energy industry has labelled a controversial Abbott government review an “unprecedented scam” and a “stitch-up” after learning that it was conducting electricity industry modelling on the assumption there would be no risk or cost to investments in coal-fired … Continue reading

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Apple expands renewable energy to retail stores, 120 US outlets get green power

Monday, April 21, 2014, 08:32 am PT (11:32 am ET) By AppleInsider Staff Nearly half of Apple’s 254 retail stores in the U.S. — including flagship locations in Palo Alto, Chicago, and New York — are said to be powered … Continue reading

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Legoland Florida To Run On Renewable Energy On Earth Day

By Ari Phillips April 22, 2014 at 9:26 am Updated: April 22, 2014 at 9:52 am 677Share This 163Tweet This Share this: “Legoland Florida To Run On Renewable Energy On Earth Day“ Share: CREDIT: flickr/Ricky Brigante Legos were invented 21 years … Continue reading

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Snowdonia hydro-turbine marks major National Trust green energy project

A hydroelectric turbine in Snowdonia, Wales will begin generating power on Wednesday in the National Trust‘s first large-scale renewable energy project. Power generated by a turbine installed on a river at the trust’s Hafod y Llan farm on the south … Continue reading

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UK awards subsidy contracts to eight renewable energy projects

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government on Wednesday awarded investment contracts under a new subsidy regime to eight renewable energy projects, including five offshore wind farms and three biomass plants. The projects together are worth 12 billion pounds ($20 billion) … Continue reading

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Eight major UK renewable energy projects receive government backing

The UK government has agreed deals to financially support eight major new renewable energy projects that will power millions of homes. Five of the schemes are offshore windfarms, which the Conservative party plans to back in its general election manifesto … Continue reading

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