Renewable energy

Alliance Launches 100% Renewable Energy Goal

July 9, 2013

The Global Alliance for 100% Renewable Energy recently called on European leaders to make firmer commitments to make a transition to renewable energy. The statement was made during the inauguration of the Alliance in Munich when member organizations stated that renewable energy has become the key to Europe’s future economic and industrial development. Related Posts:China […]

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Alternative Energy in the Spotlight at Rio+20

June 20, 2012

At the Rio+20 conference, the International Renewable Energy Agency hosted a discussion panel on energy efficiency and renewable energy as solutions to make cities more sustainable. Related Posts:Alliance Launches 100% Renewable Energy GoalRio+20 Achieves Little, Says Brazilian Research OrganizationWorld Environment Day 2012Living Planet Report Highlights Alternative Energy For Sustainable FutureMaine Moves To Reduce Oil Consumption

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Maine Moves To Reduce Oil Consumption

August 20, 2011

Maine, one of the most oil dependent American states, has passed a law that requires the region’s oil consumption to be reduced by 30 per cent by 2030 and 50 per cent by 2050, based on 2009 levels. While the law does not seem mainly focused on a shift to alternative energy, it does include […]

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New Report Reveals 20% of Global Energy Came From Renewable Sources in 2010

July 13, 2011

According to a new report commissioned by REN21 and produced in collaboration with a global network of research partners, in 2010 16 per cent of global fine energy consumption was based on renewable energy, while the production of this type of energy accounted for 20 per cent of the total. Related Posts:Alliance Launches 100% Renewable […]

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Ontario Increases Support For Alternative Energy

July 5, 2011

The drive towards alternative energy continues at full steam in Ontario, Canada. Related Posts:Toronto’s renewable energy plansInspiration: Morgan Solar, a Toronto-based Solar Power Start-upLondon, Ontario Wants To Be Alternative Energy HubOntario’s feed-in tariff scheme boosts business, says solar power companyOntario introduces renewable energy act

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