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  • US senator John Kerry on transforming our power

    I don"t think there are many people left who really question that we need a major transformation in the way we produce power, the disaster in the Gulf being the latest wakeup call for anyone who was still sleeping. It was the most recent reminder that 40 years after Richard Nixon started talking about "energy independence," we"re still stuck or moving backwards -- our economy constantly rattled ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Efficiency, Natural Gas, Renewables Transforming US Energy

    The US is consuming energy considerably more efficiently and with lower emissions than just five years ago thanks to a slew of modern technologies that are changing decades-old patterns, research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance and industry group the Business Council for Sustainable Energy find in a new report. The Sustainable Energy in America 2013 Factbook portrays a dynamic and rapidly ...


    By Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • Majority of Energy Execs See U.S. Oil Over $121 Per Barrel This Year; Shale Expected to Have `Transformative` Impact: KPMG Survey

    Energy executives expect continued volatility in the price-per-barrel of oil for the remainder of the year, with most (64 percent) predicting crude prices to exceed $121 per barrel.  The executives also foresee shale oil and gas having a transformative effect on helping to meet the world's energy needs, according to the results of the 9th Annual Energy Survey conducted by the ...


    By KPMG International

  • World Energy Outlook 2016 sees broad transformations in the global energy landscape

    As a result of major transformations in the global energy system that take place over the next decades, renewables and natural gas are the big winners in the race to meet energy demand growth until 2040, according to the ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Alberta to host worlds largest fast pyrolysis biomass plant

    Ensyn Technologies Inc  and Tolko Industries Ltd. have announced a partnership to build the world"s largest commercial fast pyrolysis plant in High Level, Alberta. The partnership, High North BioResources Limited Partnership, has been formed to build and operate a plant capable of processing 400 bone dry tonnes of biomass per day into 85,000,000 litres (22.5 million U.S. gallons) of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • World energy outlook - 2008

    The world’s craving for energy will grow 45 percent by 2030 with coal accounting for more than a third of the overall rise, according to the latest edition of the annual World Energy Outlook published  by the International Energy Agency (IEA). But current trends in energy supply and consumption are patently unsustainable - environmentally, economically and socially - they can and must be altered, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Petrotec ramps up biodiesel production

    Petrotec AG, manufacturer of sustainable and CO2-neutral biodiesel using as a feedstock used cooking oil, is restarting biodiesel production at the beginning of January 2008 following the temporary production stop. All 25 staff members at the production facilities in Südlohn-Oeding and Emden, Germany, for whom the company filed for short-time at the end of October 2007, will go back to regular ...


    By Petrotec AG

  • Any country can reach high shares of wind, solar power cost-effectively, study shows

    Wind power and solar photovoltaics (PV) are crucial to meeting future energy needs while decarbonising the power sector. Deployment of both technologies has expanded rapidly in recent years - one of the few bright spots in an otherwise-bleak picture of clean energy progress - and IEA scenarios indicate that this trend will continue for decades. However, the inherent variability of wind power and ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • New world energy outlook carries stern warning - change needed now!

    Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, delivered a stern warning at a press conference yesterday to launch of the latest World Energy Outlook - WEO-2010. He said the energy world is facing unprecedented uncertainty and the strength of the economic recovery holds the key to how energy markets will evolve over the next few years. Recent policy moves are a good start, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • California clean water agencies champion clean energy initiative

    The California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) is spearheading a statewide initiative to better educate the public, regulators, and local, state and federal leaders on the role they need to play in achieving new state and national clean energy goals. In Governor Jerry Brown's 2012 State of the State address, he called for "…a goal of 20,000 megawatts of renewable energy by ...

  • President Obama’s FY16 Budget Request Proposes Increased Funding for BETO

    President Obama’s fiscal year (FY) 2016 budget request was released Monday, proposing funding levels for the U.S. Department of Energy, including $246 million for the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO). This budget would be a $21 million increase from BETO’s enacted budget for ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Clarke Energy Achieves Achilles Accreditation in Australia

    Clarke Energy’s Australian operations has recently become level 3 “Achilles” accredited.  Level 3 ‘Achilles’ accredited means we are now a supplier member of Achilles FPS Oil and Gas Asia Pacific for the following products/services: Air/gas engines Generators, power sources, units and accessories Switch/ control equipment, plugs, ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • JUST LAUNCHED: IEA report shows how to achieve dramatic energy savings in the buildings sector by 2050

    A new report<http://www.iea.org/publications/free_new_Desc.asp?PUBS_ID=2400> from the International Energy Agency released today shows how heating and cooling technologies that are energy-efficient and that emit little or no carbon dioxide can dramatically reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions within ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Turning over a new leaf for future energy supplies

    A global energy supply based on biomass grown to generate electricity and produce fuel is a real possibility. According to Prof. Jürgen O. Metzger from Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg in Germany and Prof. Aloys Huettermann from the University of Goettingen in Germany, it is both a sustainable and economical scenario, contrary to current thinking which suggests it is unrealistic. Their ...


    By Springer

  • OriginOil Achieves Hydrogen Production Comparable to Photovoltaics

    Research Breakthrough Points to a Highly Scalable and Renewable Source of Hydrogen LOS ANGELES-- OriginOil, Inc. (OOIL), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, today announced that it has succeeded in producing hydrogen from the power of the sun at a level comparable to solar photovoltaics. ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • President’s 2015 Budget Proposal Makes Critical Investments in All-Of-The-Above Energy Strategy and National Security

    Today, U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz detailed President Barack Obama’s $27.9 billion Fiscal Year 2015 budget request for the Energy Department. Secretary Moniz emphasized the President’s continued commitment to a low-carbon future, improved energy infrastructure resilience, U.S. science and technology leadership and stronger national security. This budget request represents a ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Economic Feasibility of Sustainable Non-Food Feedstock Based Biodiesel Production: Part I

    CJP sees the future position of biofuels within the broader scope of the global transformation of the energy system from fossil-‐based to renewable energy-‐based sources. A main threat for an accelerated transformation is the struggle for better fuel security. A second threat is of a global warming up to 6 ° C in this century as it is predicted by IEA officials on the basis of the ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • BIO Responds to Petroleum Refiners’ Criticism of Navy Demonstration of Advanced Biofuels

    Brent Erickson, executive vice president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) Industrial & Environmental Section, today issued the following statement in support of the Navy’s demonstration of advanced biofuels during the upcoming Rim of the Pacific international naval maneuvers: “Achieving energy security is critical to national ...

  • Signs of stress must not be ignored, IEA warns in its new World Energy Outlook

    Events of the last year have increased many of the long-term uncertainties facing the global energy sector, says the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) World Energy Outlook 2014 (WEO-2014). It warns against the risk that current events distract decision makers from recognising and tackling the longer-term ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Will clean energy lead to the next generation of Asian Tigers?

    Renewable energy has the potential to transform Asian society, but only if its leaders can take it to the next level. This piece originally appeared in the Jakarta Post. The West created the automobile, led the space race, and ...

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