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Alternative Energy / Renewable Energy

Leaked Documents Reveal UK Government Opposes EU Green Energy Targets

Jun 07, 2012 at 18:08 | Charles Kennedy

New documents that have been leaked reveal that the British government has been trying its best to dilute the potency of new European renewable energy and carbon emission targets, despite…

Departments of State and Defense Lead Investment in Green Energy

Jun 05, 2012 at 16:44 | Editorial Dept

The United States clean energy industry certainly cannot count on Congress these days, but at least it has Ghana.With clean energy momentum stymied on Capitol Hill, Foggy Bottom…

The Huge Renewable Energy Potential of Alaska

May 29, 2012 at 17:23 | Charles Kennedy

Alaska is a vast state that would stretch from California to Florida if superimposed over the lower 48 states; it has twice the shoreline of all the lower 48 states…

Short-Term Politics Stifles Pentagon's Green Energy Ambitions

May 28, 2012 at 17:59 | Charles Kennedy

The US Defense Department consumes more energy than any other department or sector in the country, spending around $20 billion annually by some estimates; but ambitious plans to make it…

Renewable Energy may be too Little too Late to Prevent Carbon Catastrophe

May 28, 2012 at 17:21 | Juan Cole

The world probably needs to get back to 350 parts per million of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere if truly radical climate change is to be avoided. But we…

New Streetlamp can Provide Mobile Phone Services, WiFi, Charge EV's, and more

May 25, 2012 at 17:24 | James Burgess

Modern society is based upon technology. The internet and telecommunication systems are vital for the smooth running of most economies. The problem is that mobile phone towers and other forms…

Federal Support needed as Consumers want Clean Energy without the High Prices

May 24, 2012 at 17:19 | Gary Hunt

Clean energy is something everyone is ‘for’.  Few people are in favour of dirty energy.  But the problem is the definition of what is clean depends upon who you ask. …

Clean Tech Industry Needs Federal Cash due to Lack of Private Investors

May 24, 2012 at 16:56 | Environmental Finance

The US government must step in to finance clean energy research and development as the private markets continue to shy away from such investments, experts said.Energy innovators are…

Pakistan's Abundance in Renewable Energy

May 23, 2012 at 17:05 | SciDev SciDev

Pakistan's vast renewable energy potential remains largely untapped for a mix of reasons, twin analyses show.The analyses, to be published in the June 2012 issue of Renewable and…

Europe's Largest Renewable Energy Fund Will Only Invest in Wind and Small Hydro

May 22, 2012 at 17:57 | Environmental Finance

Europe’s largest renewable energy infrastructure fund is only investing in projects that are closest to being viable without government support, according to the fund’s manager.“People still want clean…

The Top 10 Green Energy Stories Today

May 16, 2012 at 18:09 | Juan Cole

1. The Department of the Interior has given the green light to a power transmission line that is intended to bring power from Google, Inc.- backed offshore wind farms…

High Voltage Politics, Life and Times of the Electric Car

Apr 30, 2012 at 17:02 | Charles Kennedy

Expensive to buy, cheaper to operate and of course friendlier to the environment, the electric car is traveling a bumpy road globally, with the added barrier of a bit of…

The Un-Renewable Nature of Renewable Energy

Apr 30, 2012 at 16:49 | MasterResource

“Renewable energy” has two fundamental conceptual flaws. It’s not really renewable, and it’s not really energy.What is “Renewable”?“Renewable” in most definitions approximates to something like “naturally…

Clean Energy Investment Must Change - Reward Innovation not Production

Apr 27, 2012 at 17:14 | Breakthrough Institute

Over the last five years, the world's largest nations collectively engaged in a massive policy experiment: what happens when governments triple the historic rate of public investment in clean energy?

The UK will Trade Renewable Energy in order to Achieve 2020 Targets

Apr 26, 2012 at 17:28 | Environmental Finance

The UK government is looking at joint financing of renewable energy projects or trading with other EU countries to help meet its renewable energy targets.The government claims it…

Oilprice.com's 5 Most Influential Figures in U.S. Clean Energy

Apr 25, 2012 at 16:50 | Charles Kennedy

As Oilprice.com embarks on its Top 5 series, we thought it expedient to begin with our take on the key figures shaping and influencing U.S. renewable energy efforts, not…

Scotland's SNP Embraces Renewable Energy

Apr 25, 2012 at 16:18 | John Daly

While the European Union remains preoccupied with the slow unraveling of its economy, in Britain the conservative government of Prime Minister David Cameron is grappling with another political trauma closer…

Smart Grids, Stupid Public Relations

Apr 18, 2012 at 17:34 | Charles Kennedy

Smart grids are not clean energy themselves, but they will play a significant role in how we manage changes to renewable energy – oddly enough, smart grids are also the…

Google: The Power to Influence Clean Energy

Apr 17, 2012 at 17:39 | Charles Kennedy

Google may have a bad track record on privacy practices, but when it comes to green, the internet giant is clean, racking up over $850 million in investments to develop…

Clean Energy Investments Reduce Prices, Increase Policy Initiatives

Apr 13, 2012 at 16:35 | Charles Kennedy

Global rankings place the United States in the top spot for investment in clean energy in 2011, with over $48 billion in energy sector investments, including solar, biofuels and wind…

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