Posts tagged: renewable energy

Solar Farm Report Card From a Cowichan Carbon Buster

“My solar farm demonstrates the new economics of renewable vs. fossil fuel energy”. By: Peter Nix My solar farm demonstrates the new economics of renewable vs. fossil fuel energy. Spend or invest in renewable energy — and make money. Spend on gas cars or appliances and/or heating systems that use fossil fuels — and lose […]

Almost Every Country in the World Can Power Itself with Renewable Energy

The planet is pretty much ready to go 100 percent renewable by 2050. By Kendra Pierre-Louis The country’s energy mix is under scrutiny. A report commissioned by Energy Secretary Rick Perry acknowledges that low natural gas prices—not renewables—are behind the recent closure of coal energy plants, and that the grid has managed to withstand the increasing presence of […]

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UK and China Announce Deal to Work on the ‘Next Generation’ of Renewable Energy Tech

By: Anmar Frangoul U.K. and Chinese researchers will work together on five projects to develop the “next generation” of offshore renewable energy (ORE) technologies. In an announcement on Thursday, the U.K.’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) said that the three-year projects would use environmental science, engineering and technology to tackle “key challenges affecting the development of […]

Households Should Be Paid For Their Solar Energy – Report

Expert Joseph Curtin says ‘overdue incentives’ should apply to small producers By: Kevin O’Sullivan The Government’s long-awaited move to incentivise the scaling-up of solar energy development in Ireland should not exclude individuals and small businesses who wish to avail of an opportunity to reduce their energy costs by installing rooftop panels. That is among the recommendations of […]

Nearly 140 Countries Could Be Powered Entirely by Wind, Solar and Water by 2050

‘Our findings suggest that the benefits are so great that we should accelerate the transition to wind, water, and solar, as fast as possible, by retiring fossil-fuel systems early wherever we can’ By: Ian Johnston More than 70 per cent of the countries in the world – including the UK, US, China and other major economies […]