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 Crowdfunding playing an ever-increasing role
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 Transforming waste water to clean energy
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 Clean energy in Europe faces the market
John Tagliabue writes in the New York Times about the efforts underway to ensure there is sufficient waste for Oslo’s cogeneration plants. A City That Turns Garbage Into Energy Copes With a Shortage This is a city that imports garbage. Some comes from England, some from Ireland. Some is from neighboring Sweden. It even has … Continue reading Is importing waste the solution?
Following last week’s post on wind energy, there is more to be learned about the electricity provided at the London Olympics. EDF Energy is the official provider of electricity for the London Olympics. EDF Energy is wholly owned by EDF, the major French electricity company. This is what they say on their website about use … Continue reading More on electricity at the London Olympics