Tagged with clean energy

2015 was a good year for sustainable energy

2015 was a good year for sustainable energy

It is normal in January to reflect on the progress made in the previous year. The Rocky Mountain Institute provides what it believes are the 12 major developments on the Energy Efficiency Markets website.   Rocky Mountain Institute’s 12 Clean Energy Developments of 2015 Philips-LA-Steet-Lights-58It was a good year for clean energy development, says the … Continue reading

Cementing change

Cementing change

With all of the attention that has been given to the Obama administration’s moves to implement climate change policies, it is hard to find a new angle for readers. Chris Mooney writes in the Washington Post that the current renewable energy boom in the US actually made it easy for the Environmental Protection Agency to … Continue reading

Turn around in investments in clean energy

Turn around in investments in clean energy

Pilita Clark writes in the Financial Times about the growing global interest in clean energy after a lengthy period of decline.   Investment in clean energy rising after two years of decline Investor interest in clean energy is starting to rise around the world after two years of decline largely thanks to growth in China … Continue reading

Crowdfunding playing an ever-increasing role

Crowdfunding playing an ever-increasing role

Sophie Yeo writes on the RTCC (Responding to Climate Change) website about the funds already raised in the UK for clean energy projects.  One gets the impression that crowdfunding is going to play an increasing role in years to come.   UK crowdfunding raises £3m for clean energy projects Crowdfunding is providing the financial impetus … Continue reading

Transforming waste water to clean energy

Transforming waste water to clean energy

Sadhbh Walshe wrote recently in the Guardian about the race underway to develop innovative, cost-effective ways to extract value from waste water instead of just dumping it. The scientists and startups converting waste water into clean energy Traditionally, waste water treatment has focused on removing toxic waste from the water so it could be safely … Continue reading

Clean energy in Europe faces the market

Stanley Reed wrote in the New York Times about some of the pressing market issues facing the clean energy transition in Europe.  As the article ends, “Sounding the alarm about greenhouse gases and global warming is fine, but money is required to do something about the problem. And it is not likely to be forthcoming … Continue reading