Tagged with renewable energy

Commercial and industrial customers pushing for resilience, reliability, and sustainability from utilities

Commercial and industrial customers pushing for resilience, reliability, and sustainability from utilities

Emily Holbrook writes on the Environmental Leader website about a new report about what commercial and industrial customers are expecting from its utility providers. When it comes to electricity, they are expecting more renewables. Are these your findings from your experience?   Report: Utilities Must Commit to Renewable Energy or Industrial Clients May Turn to … Continue reading

With 100% of its electricity coming from renewables, one German town demonstrates what can be achieved when municipalities adopt innovative approaches

With 100% of its electricity coming from renewables, one German town demonstrates what can be achieved when municipalities adopt innovative approaches

Bertie Russell, Research Associate in the Urban Institute at the University of Sheffield describes in an article on The Conversation website what one small German town has done to undertake its own low carbon energy transition. Are there lessons for all of us?   This small German town took back the power – and went … Continue reading

Renewable energies have a significant role to play in ensuring industry becomes more sustainable

Renewable energies have a significant role to play in ensuring industry becomes more sustainable

The low carbon energy transition requires action in many ways.  Emily Folk writes on the Renewable Energy Magazine website on the benefits of industry deploying more renewable energy.   Industrial Applications of Renewable Energy We tend to blame meat-eaters and plastic-straw-users when it comes to climate change. However, according to a report released in 2017, … Continue reading

More microgrids installed in Western Australia

More microgrids installed in Western Australia

The low carbon energy transition in Australia is bringing interesting results.  In parts of Western Australia,  transmission lines are being removed and microgrids are replacing them. This is due to the boost from renewable energy and battery storage.  Steve Hanley explains in an article on the CleanTechnica website.   Western Australia Utility Removing Poles & … Continue reading

New report from UN Economic Commission for Europe to accelerate energy transition

New report from UN Economic Commission for Europe to accelerate energy transition

Recently, the UNECE has published a report to accelerate the shift to improved energy efficiency and renewable energy deployment in selected countries of South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and in the Russian Federation.   UNECE issues recommendations to accelerate energy efficiency and renewable energy shift in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Russian … Continue reading

Not only can renewable energy lower carbon emissions but it can potentially eliminate one of the primary causes of conflict between nations

Not only can renewable energy lower carbon emissions but it can potentially eliminate one of the primary causes of conflict between nations

Wars have been fought over oil and the recent attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia could lead to more conflict. Steve Hanley argues on the Clean Technica website that the transition to an economy based on renewable energy could lower those concerns. While it is not stated, one imagines that renewable energy deployment needs … Continue reading