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  • Successful Project Management for Renewable Energies

    RENAC is expanding its training program for renewable energies through a new, online part-time programme. The autumn sees the start of the three-month short courses "Project Management" and "Investment Appraisal". This English-language programme is being organized together with the Beuth University of Applied Sciences, Berlin and combines management or funding expertise with specialist skills for ...

  • BIO Urges EPA and Congress to Stay the Course on the Renewable Fuel Standard

    Jim Greenwood, president & CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today issued the following statement in reaction to a letter sent by 156 Members of the House of Representatives to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, where they urged the EPA to reduce the federal Renewable Fuel Standard: “Some Members of Congress want to ...

  • Sustainable energy roadmaps chart course to healthier economies and societies

    By embracing an integrated mix of renewable energy, energy efficiency, and grid technologies, countries can put their energy systems on a more sustainable path while developing economically, according to a new report from the Worldwatch Institute. The report, Sustainable Energy Roadmaps: Guiding the Global Shift to Domestic Renewables, lays out an innovative, targeted approach that details how ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Nova Scotia announces renewable electricity plan

    Nova Scotia is charting a course to be a global leader in green energy by ...

  • Energy department issues tribal renewable energy purchase guidance and Project Development Resources

    At the White House Tribal Nations Conference today, the Energy Department announced two new initiatives aimed at driving increased energy production and sustainable economic development in Indian Country. As part of the Energy Department’s efforts to support Tribal renewable energy production, Energy Secretary Steven Chu issued a policy statement and guidance that gives preference to Indian ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Renewable Energy Powers Super Bowl XLVI: Travel Offsets and Solar Energy Expand “Greening”

    The National Football League has been “greening” the management of Super Bowl for 18 years. This year, together with the Indianapolis Super Bowl XLVI Host Committee, the NFL has extended the use of ’green‘ power to all six major Super Bowl facilities. Everything from the computers in the Motorola Super Bowl XLVI Media Center to the lights that ...


    By Green Mountain Energy

  • FEMP Offers Training on Distributed-Scale Renewable Energy Projects: From Planning to Project Closeout

    Now available from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) is a new e-Training core course: Distributed-Scale Renewable Energy Projects: From Planning to Project Closeout. The course focuses on the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Address to the Renewables UK Offshore Wind Conference

    Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, I want to start by taking you back 15 years to the year 2000, the first year of the new millennium. It was the year the Spice Girls broke up. The year Chris Evans stopped making TFI Friday. It was the year we partied to see in the millennium. But what is the significance of this milestone year for us ...

  • IEA report sets a course for doubling hydroelectricity output by 2050

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Ministry of Mines and Energy of the Federative Republic of Brazil show in a report released today how to double hydroelectricity production by 2050, an achievement that could prevent annual emissions of up to 3 billion tonnes of CO2 from fossil-fuel plants. The report, Technology Roadmap: Hydropower< ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • ScottishPower Renewables announce world`s largest tidal stream projects

    ScottishPower Renewables confirmed they are evaluating three separate coastal sites for the development of the world’s largest tidal stream projects. This historic milestone has been made possible by the successful trial of the world’s most advanced tidal turbine - Lànstrøm. Two of the sites are being planned in Scotland, in the Pentland Firth and the Sound of Islay, with the third off the North ...


    By ScottishPower

  • Frost & Sullivan: 36 Percent of Electricity in Germany to be Generated From Renewables by 2020

    The energy market in Germany will see dramatic changes during the next few years. With the nuclear energy capacity halved, the landscape to 2020 will look very different with renewable energy to account for 36 percent of electricity generated.   Frost & Sullivan's Energy group forecasts that overall electricity generation will decline from 625 TWh in 2010 to 590 TWh in 2020, due to ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Renewable UK conference (transcript of Chris Huhne video message)

    I’m sorry I can’t be with you in person today. But I want to personally convey to you three things: That we will be the greenest government ever. That I understand the opportunity in offshore wind is immense. But that we need a partnership between industry and government to deliver it. Both the Prime Minister and I stated quite categorically that we ...

  • UK confirms way forward on renewable heat scheme improvements

    A long term plan to ensure the government’s renewable heat scheme for commercial, industrial and community organisations stays within budget has been set out today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). DECC is also making a number of other improvements to the scheme following consultation in July last year. The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is a world first and is designed ...

  • Scotland Analysis: Energy

    The Government has today published the 12th paper in the Scotland Analysis Programme series to inform the debate on Scotland’s future within the United Kingdom. “Scotland Analysis: Energy” (Cm 8826) examines the benefits of the current single energy market across Great Britain (GB) for managing energy policy and examines the potential implications of independence. The paper ...

  • Address to the Tidal Energy Summit

    Introduction It’s great to be here today at your annual Tidal Energy Summit. It’s my first time – and despite the election, I hope it won’t be my last. The reason for that is because I’m passionate about the potential of tidal technologies which I think are vital for our green, low carbon future. We only have a half an hour session together, ...

  • Wind – green energy for Europe

    Opening speech at the European Wind Energy Conf. by Andris PiebalgsMarseille, 16 March 2009 Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to be here at the opening session to welcome you to the 2009 edition of the European Wind Energy Conference in Marseille. I would like to thank EWEA for organising this major event, and for inviting me again this year. I really appreciate this yearly ...

  • Solar Energy UK

    Solar PV is an important part of the UK’s energy mix and very much a renewables success story – overall deployment has surpassed expectations. Since 2010, from a starting point of almost zero, you, the industry, have now exceeded 4GW of capacity. This is a fantastic achievement. It means that the UK now has enough solar to power more than 900,000 homes with over half a million ...

  • Opening up the energy markets; speech to Energy UK

    Introduction I want to start today by saying how crucial your work is to the country. You produce and supply the energy that keeps our society running. That heats our homes, lights our streets and powers our working lives. Every single day, working together, you supply the country with one billion kilowatt hours of electricity. Enough power to make 50 ...

  • Association of Decentralised Energy speech

    Thank you for that kind introduction… I would like to thank the Association of Decentralised Energy and particularly my noble Lord, and the Association’s President, Lord Risby for inviting me to speak here today at his President’s Reception. I am even more pleased that I am still able to address you from this magnificent venue [the House of Lords], and we’ve not yet been ...

  • Energy Grader is a #SmartCATChallenge finalist

    Energy Grader, our innovative online app that calculates your energy savings potential, will be presented today during the final round of the #SmartCATChallenge app competition. Energy Grader reaches final stage in SmartCAT Challenge app competition On November ...


    By DEXMA

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