Fourth World Future Energy Summit

Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General, announced its participation and attendance at the fourth World Future Energy Summit (WFES) per annum, to be held in Abu Dhabi from 17 to 20 January 2011 with sponsor...

Renewables can help Europe outrun China and US

Europe can win the technological race with China and the United States through renewable energy – that’s one of the conclusions reached by the report [R] evolution for the European Union E...

Ontario approves 694 projects in renewable energy

Ontario has implemented the largest initiative on green energy in the history of Canada. Under the guaranteed buyback program for renewable energy, 184 new contracts for major green energy projects of...

EREC: 100% renewable energy by 2050 is possible

RES professionals demonstrate in the report called RE-2050 it would be possible at that time to supply Europe with energy solely through renewable sources. The mandatory condition is to reduce the dem...

Wind power creates jobs in Europe

The wind power industry currently employs in the European Union nearly 102,100 people and has created over 60,000 new jobs over the past five years. In comparison, the European wind energy industry di...

German Renewables Still on the Rise

If there is a sector of the economy that escapes the crisis is that of renewable energies. Its share in the energy consumption increased by 8.6% in Germany in 2009, according to latest statistics from...

Giant 4 MW sodium battery built in Texas

The town of Presidio in west Texas has an old power line built in 1948 and remains connected to the central grid of the United States. So, to overcome the repeated failures of the line, the city decid...

China Hits #1 Spot in Renewable Energy Investments

In 2009, for the first time ever, China has placed the world’s largest investors in renewable energy, largely before the United States with 25.8 billion euros, against 13.9 billion for the latte...