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  • Senior G-20 legislators hail new US clean energy bill

    Senior lawmakers from the G-20 group of nations praised new clean energy legislation introduced last week in the US Congress and called on their national leaders to adopt smart recovery measures as they debate nearly US$2 trillion in global stimulus spending at the G-20 summit this week in London. The American Climate and Energy Security Bill, sponsored by Chairman Henry A. Waxman of the Energy, ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • New ADB policy targets secure, clean energy for Asia

    The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB’s) Board of Directors has approved a new energy policy to help Asia and Pacific countries secure adequate energy supplies while cutting levels of greenhouse gas emissions. The 2009 Energy Policy follows a review process that included wide-ranging consultations with energy experts, governments, civil society organizations, industry officials, academe and other ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Hybrid Energy Looks to High Energy Solar Cells in Its Consumer Solutions: Energy Conversion to Double, Energy Costs to Half

    RENO, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 07/14/10 -- Hybrid Energy Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HYBE) is pleased to report independent advances in solar cell research have virtually doubled the conversion ratio of sunlight to energy, thereby significantly reducing the effective cost of its solar energy solutions and the cut payback time frames in half. Researchers at the University of Texas in Austin and ...


  • Geothermal energy rocks!

    Combating climate change, while simultaneously getting energy to the two billion people without access to it, are among the central challenges of this generation. But a century-old energy technology that taps steam from hot underground rock seems to provide an answer to this challenge. Geothermal energy is a promising alternative to coal and oil-fired power generation. A project, testing ...

  • The UN registers two ACCIONA wind farms in India as a Clean Development Project

    The Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), an organization dependent on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), has agreed to register as a CDM project two wind farms owned by ACCIONA in India. Already in operation, these wind farms are the first installed by the company in this country. They are located in the state of Karnataka, in the south of the ...


    By ACCIONA Energy

  • Global Wind Energy Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Global Wind Energy Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • EU struggles with climate and energy goals

    Despite some evidence of progress, the European Union (EU) is still struggling to meet its challenging environmental goals according to the latest Environment-related Indicators Assessment Report. The 2008 report states that in most areas there has been little improvement, with only one indicator showing positive progress towards reaching EU targets. Goals showing lagging performance ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Bloomberg New Energy Finance and EEVS team up on energy efficiency

    Bloomberg New Energy Finance and our energy efficiency performance analysis friends, EEVS Insight, have announced a research partnership to boost transparency in the energy efficiency sector. The new market insight series ‘EEVS/Bloomberg Energy Efficiency Trends’will deliver regular updates on key sector activity such as the number of energy efficiency projects taking place, the ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • ADB to extend US$780m to Pakistan for energy efficiency

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending $780 million to Pakistan through a multitranche financing facility for priority energy efficiency projects that will secure the country's growing energy needs and reduce its reliance on costly, polluting fossil fuels. The $1.18 billion Energy Efficiency Investment Program underpins Pakistan’s first-ever initiative to make both the pursuit of energy ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Masdar announces major progress on future energy strategy

    Masdar, Abu Dhabi's $15 billion future energy initiative, has made significant steps forward in its ambition to make Abu Dhabi the global centre for future energy. As a long-term strategic and financial initiative, Masdar aims to create an entirely new economic sector in Abu Dhabi turning it into an exporter of technology. Since its inception in April 2006, Masdar has been working to bring this ...


    By MASDAR

  • APEC Leaders Set Measurable Energy Efficiency Goal

    SYDNEY, Australia, September 8, 2007 (ENS) - Asia-Pacific leaders agreed on Saturday to adopt a 'long-term aspirational goal' to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the region in support of the United Nations' global efforts, announced Australian Prime Minister John Howard. Under the Sydney Declaration on Climate Change, Energy Security and Clean Development, the goals are to ...

  • Integrating diverse perspectives is key to Canadian energy strategy

    Recent media attention has focused on major energy pipeline projects and Canada's withdrawal from the Kyoto Protocol as defining the energy debate in this country. However, our political, policy and national interests are much broader and, if we look beyond the headlines, there are important dialogues happening in the coming months that deserve to be heard. Rather than picking sides, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ENER-G launches next generation building energy management system

    Clean technology group ENER-G  has launched a new tamper-proof building energy management system (BEMS) – called E-MAGINE - that is pre-engineered to provide fast installation and commissioning, and assured lifetime delivery on energy costs and carbon savings. ENER-G estimates that E-MAGINE can reduce energy usage by up to 25% and save costs on capital purchase, commissioning and ...


    By ENER-G

  • EU Environment Ministers meet to accelerate transition to a energy efficient society

    More than doubling annual improvements in energy efficiency could play a key role in averting catastrophic climate change, a report to environment ministers says.  Over recent years advances and investments in energy savings in areas from transport and power generation to industry and households has been reducing the intensity of energy used by one to one and-a-half per cent a year.  'If the rate ...

  • Germany and France send environment ministers to World Future Energy Summit

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 24th December 2008: Two of Europe’s key environment ministers announced that they will speak at January’s World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi.  Sigmar Gabriel, German Minster of Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety will represent German Chancellor, Angela Merkel. France’s No2 to President Nicolas Sarkozy, Jean-Louis Borloo, French Minister ...


    By Turret Media FZ LLC

  • Cap-Op Energy Verifies and Serializes 18,000 Tonnes of GHG Offsets from Energy Efficiency Projects on Behalf of Oil and Gas Companies - A First in Alberta

    Cap-Op Energy Inc. (Cap-Op) used their Distributed Energy Efficiency Project Platform (DEEPP) to aggregate, track, and standardize the quantification of 18,000 tonnes of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) offsets. DEEPP enabled Cap-Op to be the first to certify and serialize GHG reduction tonnes using the government approved Engine Fuel Management and Vent Gas Capture Quantification Protocol under Alberta’s ...


  • Address to the Syndicat des Énergies Renouvelables 15th Annual Symposium

    Introduction Thank you for your introduction Mr President. Mr President of the National Assembly, Ministers, Deputies, Senators, mesdames et messieurs: We have an old saying in English “les événements n’attendent personne” “Time waits for no man” The world is changing around us fast. New centres of ...

  • DOE Announces Webinars on Engaging Students in Energy, Challenges in Hydrogen Infrastructure, and More

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. Upcoming Webinars ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Russia and Ukraine both lost credibility as reliable energy providers say MEPs

    The European Parliament debated the latest developments in the Russia-Ukraine-EU gas crisis with many group speakers stressing that Russia and Ukraine should solve their disputes rapidly without blaming one side or the other. EU citizens are suffering, MEPs said, due to a bilateral dispute. MEPs said that both Russia and Ukraine had lost credibility as reliable partners and the EU should ...


    By European Parliament

  • Central Indiana Pilot Project with Toyota, Duke Energy, Energy Systems Network Envisions Common Standard between Plug-in Cars, Charging Stations and Utilities

    As plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) continue to gain consumer acceptance and market share, automotive companies, utilities and charging equipment providers are collaborating on common standards to seamlessly align vehicles, charging stations and the power grid. Toyota Motor Corporation’s new pilot project in central Indiana will begin to answer the ...


    By Duke Energy

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