The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) hosted a major clean energy discussion focused on the sector in South Africa at the US Consulate in Johannesburg on Friday, June 6, 2014.
An ambitious 2030 climate and energy framework based on a nationally binding EU renewable energy target is not only justified from a macro-economic viewpoint, but it is also crucial for businesses and investors.
The World Bank has finalised the $250m funding to South Africa’s Eskom Renewables Energy Support Project to get both the Upington concentrating solar power (CSP) and Sere wind power plants off the ground.
Of the approximate 300 GW of new electricity generating capacity added globally over the twoyear period from 2008 to 2009, 140 GW came from renewable energy additions.
NREL is the DOE's only laboratory dedicated to renewable energy efficiency research and development across 12 research areas including electric vehicles, concentrating solar power, buildings research.
There are two forms of solar power generation that are in use today. First is photovoltaic (PV) cells, also known as solar panels, and the other is Concentrating Solar Power (CSP), a system that converts sunlight into.
The proposed budget also includes major cuts in research on offshore wind energy, concentrating solar power and energy efficiency technologies.
Over the next 20 years, Algeria hopes to produce as much electricity from renewable sources as it currently produces from its natural gas power plants.
A transformation of the power sector based on 100 percent renewable energy would address energy security and supply concerns, while decarbonizing electricity generation.
Opportunities to forge partnerships in the field of clean energy were at the heart of the 2nd Spanish-Moroccan meeting on renewable energies, attended by twenty Spanish enterprises.
The demonstration concentrated solar energy project will install troughs in an area of about 100 metres by 100 metres and will be the first of its kind in Canada.
Those who spruik the benefits of emissions trading should be transparent about questions of how anticipated carbon prices over the next decade will transform our energy sector.
Long-term energy security depends on the continuing availability of fossil fuels and their potential substitution by renewable energy sources.