Forecasting Wind Energy Costs and Cost Drivers through an Expert Survey Lawrence Livermore Labs

Webinar » 29.09.2016

Forecasting Wind Energy Costs and Cost Drivers through an Expert Survey

With Ryan Wiser and Joachim Seel of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory read more »

ASEAN Members States Chart Course to Renewable Energy Future IRENA

IRENA » 29.09.2016

ASEAN Members States Chart Course to Renewable Energy Future

New report by IRENA and ACE to outline how ASEAN can achieve 23% renewables by 2025 read more »

Carbon Tax Can Be a Remedy for Toxic Hot Spots Foto: Silvi Sarkissyan (BG), flickr.com, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Carbon Tax Can Be a Remedy for Toxic Hot Spots

A guest post by Charles Komanoff. read more »

Remember that “wind tree”? It’s worse than we thought. New Wind

Innovation » 29.09.2016

Remember that “wind tree”? It’s worse than we thought.

The tree will generate electricity that costs nearly $1.20, easily 30 times more expensive than power from a standard onshore wind turbine in a good location. A guest post by Simon Mahan. read more »

Spain gets its first community owned wind farm Foto: MTOI

Eurosolar » 26.09.2016

Spain gets its first community owned wind farm

Spain is a leader in renewables, but Eurosolar's Pep Puig say the new project is the first wind farm driven by a citizens in the country. read more »

A Way to Expand the Carbon Dividend Tent Foto: Damm/pixelio.de

Guest post » 26.09.2016

A Way to Expand the Carbon Dividend Tent

Should undocumented immigrants be entitled to the same regular payments that legal U.S. residents would receive under the fee-and-dividend form of a carbon tax? How would the payments be administered to people with little or no official status? By Charles Komanoff read more »

Blockchain - Brave New Energy World for Prosumers?” 3 Martin Günther | pixelio.de

Part 3 » 22.09.2016

Blockchain - Brave New Energy World for Prosumers?” 3

Blockchain technology can disrupt the energy system and boost energy democracy. A guest post by Holger Schneidewindt (@cutwindt), Energy Law & Policy Officer at the Consumer Association of North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany). read more »

Blockchain - Brave New Energy World for Prosumers?” 2 Martin Günther | pixelio.de

Part 2 » 22.09.2016

Blockchain - Brave New Energy World for Prosumers?” 2

Blockchain technology can disrupt the energy system and boost energy democracy. A guest post by Holger Schneidewindt (@cutwindt), Energy Law & Policy Officer at the Consumer Association of North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany). read more »

Blockchain - Brave New Energy World for Prosumers?” Martin Günther | pixelio.de

Part 1 » 21.09.2016

Blockchain - Brave New Energy World for Prosumers?”

Blockchain technology can disrupt the energy system and boost energy democracy. A guest post by Holger Schneidewindt (@cutwindt), Energy Law & Policy Officer at the Consumer Association of North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany). read more »

Utility plans for increased rooftop solar Foto: Q-Cells

USA » 20.09.2016

Utility plans for increased rooftop solar

Berkeley Lab-led report informs utility planning through a comparative analysis of roughly 30 recent utility integrated resource plans or other generation planning studies, transmission planning studies, and distribution system plans. read more »

Webinar: 175 GW of Renewable Power in India ISES

ISES » 16.09.2016

Webinar: 175 GW of Renewable Power in India

This webinar, with experts from India, shall focus on what needs to be done now and over next years to achieve this target, while doing an introspection on the present status of RE sector in India. read more »

USA » 15.09.2016

Energy Department Announces Up to $107 Million for Innovative Projects

Today the Energy Department announced up to $107 million in new projects and planned funding in order to support America's continued leadership in clean energy innovation through solar technology. read more »

Half of Germans would invest in PV or wind Foto: obs/E.ON Energie Deutschland GmbH

Survey » 15.09.2016

Half of Germans would invest in PV or wind

About one in two Germans is willing to financially participate in solar photovoltaic or wind power capacity. This has been investigated by a representative survey of 1,990 German citizens. It reveals retail investors’ investment preferences and yield profiles for the first time and sheds a different light on the financing debate of the German energy transition. read more »

Floating foundation for offshore wind Ideol

Idol » 15.09.2016

Floating foundation for offshore wind

The French company Ideol developed a floating foundation for offshore turbines which is supposed to be particularly beneficial because, amongst others, of the choice of the material concrete. For the design of the floater, the company has already won several prizes. read more »

Tidal array in Shetland Nova Innovation

Tidal array in Shetland

Nova Innovation has deployed a fully-operational, commercial, grid-connected offshore tidal array in Shetland. read more »