Tagged with sustainable energy

Can grey be the new green?

Can grey be the new green?

Most of us have probably not even heard of grey energy (gray is the popular spelling in the US and used in the article). Melina Grundmann writes on the Deutsche Welle website about how important it is to better understand and address grey energy.   Ecological footprint: How ‘gray energy’ is totally underestimated Although we … Continue reading

US regulatory “reform” could hurt more than help

US regulatory “reform” could hurt more than help

Everyone is watching the steps taken by the Trump administration to form its regulatory framework for energy. Lauren Urbanek writes an important article on the Natural Resources Defense Council website about the possible impact of revising the current regulatory framework.   Standards Save Trillions. Why Mess With a Good Thing, DOE? The Department of Energy … Continue reading

Seven challenges to achieving sustainable energy

Seven challenges to achieving sustainable energy

Lynn Wagner writes on IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub about a keynote address from Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) about the challenges we face in achieving sustainable energy. This is an important message for all.   SEforALL CEO Outlines Challenges in Achieving Sustainable Energy for All Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive … Continue reading

Africa’s great leap forward

Africa’s great leap forward

We are regularly reading about important new developments in sustainable energy on the African continent. Robin Andrews provides a very good article on the IFLScience website about the sustainable energy transition underway in Africa.   Africa Set To “Leapfrog” Over Coal And Choose Renewable Energy Instead Despite America’s temporary lack of leadership on the climate … Continue reading