By The Guardian on March 25, 2013
Deal struck by Centrica will see the first major exports of controversial shale gas
By Silvio Marcacci on July 20, 2012
The United Kingdom has topped an energy efficiency ranking of the world’s 12 largest economies, while the United States placed a disappointing ninth overall, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The International Energy Efficiency Scorecard, the first-ever of its kind, analyzed nations collectively representing 78 percent of global gross domestic product, [...]
Category: Energy, Energy Industry, Infrastructure | Tags: ACEEE, australia, Brazil, Building codes, C02 emissions, canada, China, energy demand, Energy Efficiency, European Union, France, Fuel economy standard, germany, italy, japan, Russia, united kingdom, united states | 5
By Silvio Marcacci on March 20, 2012
Despite uncertainty over government subsidies and international trade wars, biofuels, solar photovoltaic energy, and wind power combined for $246 billion in global revenue in 2011.
Category: Energy Industry, Investing & Finance | Tags: biofuels, China, Clean Edge, japan, LCOE, Levelized cost of energy, Photovoltaic, solar, solar pv, Subsidies, united states, venture capital, wind | 4
By Zachary Shahan on March 21, 2011
Cleantech has seen tremendous growth in the past decade, with growth rates rivaling those of previous technology revolutions (i.e. in telephony, computers, and the Internet). 2010 followed the trend.
Category: Energy Industry, Investing & Finance | Tags: alternative energy, biofuels, China, clean energy, clean tech, cleantech, Investing & Finance, investment, renewable energy, solar, solar energy, solar photovoltaic, solar power, solar pv, U.S., united states, wind, wind energy, wind power | 1
By Timothy Hurst on December 18, 2010
As reports that China has already won the the race for global domination in the clean energy sector dominate the news, a new study suggests that early reports of the death of the U.S. solar industry may be greatly exaggerated.