• Automated Vehicles and the Future of Fuel Efficiency

    Cars these days are becoming more and more like computers on wheels. Many car enthusiasts long for the days of simpler designs where they can figure out exactly what's going on... Topic: Fuel efficiency

  • Prius Plug-in Versus Volt: Which Costs Less to Drive?

    Now that Toyota’s Prius Plug-in Hybrid has been officially announced, we can begin the comparisons with the... Topic: EV, Price, Hybrid

  • Now you can determine the solar efficiency of your roof

    It is becoming more and more common to install solar panels on roofs in order to obtain green electricity, but not all roofs are equally suitable.... Topic: Solar, Solar resource

  • Vermont Experiments in Cow Power

    A recent case study in the State of Vermont suggests that deriving electricity from cow manure may be economically feasible. This small and largely agrarian state has no... Tagged: Vermont Topic: Biomass, Waste-to-energy, Anerobic digester

  • World's first consumer standard label for wind power launched

    The technical standard for the first global consumer label for companies to buy wind power and other clean... Tagged: International Topic: Wind

  • Charge It Up: Installing an EV Charging Station at Home

    Exciting, economical, and emission free: That’s the new world of electric vehicles!... Topic: EV

  • World First Low Carbon Fuel to Be Developed for Virgin Atlantic

    Virgin Atlantic today announced the development of a world-first low carbon aviation fuel with just half the carbon footprint of the standard fossil fuel alternative.
    ... Topic: Waste-to-energy

  • Nest Learning Thermostat: Shiny Toy or Serious Tool?

    It looks a bit like a hockey puck, but it’s designed to keep your home warm in the winter, while cooling it in the summer. But while it is indeed slick, it’s a lot smarter than... Topic: Efficiency, Thermostat

  • SAVE Act: Building Energy Efficiency into Home Value

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 -- The Alliance to Save Energy issued the following statement by President Kateri Callahan:

    "Every so often, a policy proposal turns out to be every... Tagged: Congress Topic: Efficiency, Legislation, Financing

  • A War Against Food Waste

    A food industry alliance is planning a three-year initiative to reduce the tremendous amount of food that Americans still throw in the garbage even as they grow... Topic: Biomass, Sustainability

  • Meet the Energy Superbugs: Extremophiles

    Extremophiles are tiny microbes that are able to thrive in hot, salty and even acidic or gaseous environments that would kill other forms of life.... Topic: Wind, Biomass, Waste-to-energy

  • Key Step Nears in Va. Quest for Offshore Winds

    A top state energy official says the federal government is preparing to accept expressions of interest from prospective developers of... Tagged: Virginia Topic: Wind, Offshore

  • Science Lags as Health Problems Emerge Near Gas Fields

     

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    Tagged: Geothermal Topic: Natural gas, Solar
  • Health Effects and Light Bulbs

    For the first time scientists examined melatonin suppression in a various types of light bulbs, primarily those used for outdoor illumination, such as streetlights, road... Topic: Lighting, CFL, Solar

  • Duke Energy to Build Second Pennsylvania Wind Farm

     

    Duke Energy will build a new ... Topic: Wind farm, Wind, Utility scale

  • Military spearheads clean-energy drive

     

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    Tagged: Ethanol, Electric Vehicles Topic: Renewables, Biodiesel
  • Solar homes showcase students’ energy, creativity

    University of Maryland students didn’t compete in the last Department of Energy Solar Decathlon... Topic: Solar, Site News

  • A Solar Panel on Every Roof? In U.S., Still a Distant Dream

    Daunted by high up-front costs, U.S. homeowners continue to shy away from residential solar power systems, even as utility-scale solar projects are taking off. But with do-it-... Tagged: United States, International Topic: Solar, Site News

  • Hog Waste Producing Electricity, Carbon Offsets

    A pilot waste-to-energy system constructed by Duke University and Duke Energy this week garnered the endorsement of Google Inc., which invests in... Tagged: Everything Else Topic: Waste-to-energy, Biomass

  • Waste Water + Bacteria = Clean Energy

    For the first time, researchers have sustainably produced hydrogen gas, a potential source of clean energy, using only water and bacteria.... Topic: Hydrogen

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Deadline Extended to January 5th — Submit Your Nomination for the 2012 Excellence in Renewable Energy Awards!

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German Solar Output Increases by 60% in 2011

11 hours 44 min ago
Just weeks after the solar industry installed the one millionth system in Germany, the country's solar trade association announced that the technology accounted for three percent of total energy generation in 2011 — increasing 60 percent over 2010 to 18.6 terawatt-hours (18.6 billion kilowatt-hours).

Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2012

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There is a silver lining to the horrible year clean energy stocks had in 2011: the opportunity to buy clean energy stocks (often considered a growth sector) at prices one would expect from value stocks.

Asia Report: Wind Tower Trade Case Sparks New Questions

Mon, 01/02/2012 - 9:00am
In the solar industry's trade dispute, alliances have been formed and the conversation has become heated. In the wind industry, we're just getting started.

Renewable Energy Recap: Israel

Mon, 01/02/2012 - 9:00am
Developers, manufacturers, investors and other renewable energy industry stakeholders need to know where the next big market is going to be so that they can adjust their business decisions accordingly.

Renewable Energy Recap: Argentina

Mon, 01/02/2012 - 9:00am
Developers, manufacturers, investors and other renewable energy industry stakeholders need to know where the next big market is going to be so that they can adjust their business decisions accordingly.

Renewable Energy Recap: Brazil

Mon, 01/02/2012 - 9:00am
Developers, manufacturers, investors and other renewable energy industry stakeholders need to know where the next big market is going to be so that they can adjust their business decisions accordingly.

Solar Sales up 66% | Solar Profits up 85% | Rich Hessler Solar Business Development Customers

Sun, 01/01/2012 - 6:28pm
Rich Hessler Solar Business Development Customers report Q2 2011 results.

Top 10 Most-read News Stories of 2011

Fri, 12/30/2011 - 9:00am
2011 has been a year of highs and lows for the renewable industry, marked with trade disputes, record installations, bankruptcies, and technological innovations. To review the interesting year in this ever-evolving industry, here are the top 10 most-read articles of 2011.

Renewable Energy Recap: Tunisia

Fri, 12/30/2011 - 9:00am
Developers, manufacturers, investors and other renewable energy industry stakeholders need to know where the next big market is going to be so that they can adjust their business decisions accordingly.

Renewable Energy Recap: Spain

Fri, 12/30/2011 - 9:00am
Developers, manufacturers, investors and other renewable energy industry stakeholders need to know where the next big market is going to be so that they can adjust their business decisions accordingly.

U.S. Federal Court Issues Injunction Against California Low Carbon Fuel Standard

Fri, 12/30/2011 - 8:25am
Over the past several months, the Digest and other media noted that California was importing ethanol from Brazil, a 6000 mile, diesel-churning tanker haul. Now, before the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard was put into place, California would have sourced its ethanol needs from, say, Nebraska, some 1,200 miles to the east.

U.S. Wind Tower Manufacturers File Trade Complaint

Thu, 12/29/2011 - 6:04pm
Heightened trade tensions between American and Chinese manufacturers spilled into the wind industry Thursday as a U.S. coalition filed petitions that seek stiff tariffs on towers coming into the U.S. market.

New Financing Mechanism: Solar-backed Securities

Thu, 12/29/2011 - 11:55am
The idea of creating solar-backed securities has generated strong interest among U.S. project developers who want to access more capital to grow their business. The idea also is sprouting up in India, which is only at the beginning of building a market for solar energy.

Top 10 Most-read Blogs of 2011

Thu, 12/29/2011 - 9:00am
Here at RenewableEnergyWorld.com, we encourage you to lend your voice to the discussion. One of the best methods to do this is to post a blog, and we see fantastic insights each day. In case you missed them, here are the top 10 most-read blogs of 2011 — keep blogging!

The Magic Word is Adipic: Looking at Verdezyne and Its Bull Markets

Thu, 12/29/2011 - 9:00am
Myself, the only five syllable word I have learned to use reliably is "Philadelphia", but there's this seven-syllable doozy going around you might as well know something about: renewablechemicals.

Renewable Energy Recap: Ukraine

Thu, 12/29/2011 - 9:00am
Developers, manufacturers, investors and other renewable energy industry stakeholders need to know where the next big market is going to be so that they can adjust their business decisions accordingly.

Renewable Energy Recap: United Kingdom

Thu, 12/29/2011 - 9:00am
Developers, manufacturers, investors and other renewable energy industry stakeholders need to know where the next big market is going to be so that they can adjust their business decisions accordingly.

Only One Day Left — Submit Your Nomination for the 2012 Excellence in Renewable Energy Awards!

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 9:44am
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/awards/2012

Unlikely Coalition Joins Forces to Recommend Changes to Ontario's Feed-in Tariff Program

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 9:00am
Renewable energy advocates and a solar industry trade group filed a joint submission as part of the province of Ontario's scheduled two-year review of its groundbreaking feed-in tariff (FIT) program.

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