Posts tagged: clean power

Renewable Energy is a Huge Opportunity—With or Without Donald Trump

By: Dan Woynillowicz and Merran Smith The U.S. president is moving to roll back climate-change related regulations, but clean tech is an international growth area for ambitious Canadian firms “We are witnessing a transformation of global power markets led by renewables.” Those were the words of Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency—an institution […]

Green Energy Features Big Among Trump’s Top 50 Infrastructure Projects

By: Christopher Helman Energy projects on Trump’s “Priority List” could add 9 gigawatts of clean power. A list emerged this week; it appears to have been prepared for then President-elect Trump, and is titled: “Priority List: Emergency & National Security Projects.” It’s 50 pages for 50 infrastructure projects — quick facts on a host of highways, […]

Scottish Wind Could be 20% Cheaper

By: David Weston UK: The costs of onshore wind projects in Scotland could by cut by £150 million a year by reducing cost barriers, according to a new report. The “Onshore Wind in Scotland” report by consultancy Everoze, commissioned by trade body Scottish Renewables, identified ten barriers that could markedly reduce costs of Scotland’s 7GW […]

Solar Powered Smart Flowers Are New Focus for Cape Wind Champion Jim Gordon

Pioneer of offshore wind in the U.S. Jim Gordon takes financial stake in Austrian SmartFlower technology. By: Jennifer Runyon Chief Editor An innovative solar plus storage solution that was launched in Europe about 2.5 years ago is coming to the U.S. The product is called “SmartFlower” and it looks like a gigantic sunflower with a […]

US, Canada and Mexico Pledge 50% of Power from Clean Energy by 2025

Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Peña Nieto to announce new ‘aggressive but achievable’ goal at ‘Three Amigos’ summit in Ottawa Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Peña Nieto will commit to a new regional clean power goal at a summit this week in Ottawa, the White House has said. The leaders of the US, […]