rss

Category: News & Commentary

0
Are energy-efficient workplaces healthier? Just Google it.

Are energy-efficient workplaces healthier? Just Google it.

An increasing number of organizations are recognizing the value beyond energy cost savings that energy-efficient buildings provide.

0
Solar PV sets new record in Italy - 10% of demand

Solar PV sets new record in Italy – 10% of demand

Solar photovoltaic installations in Italy provided nearly 10% of the country’s electricity demand from January to August.

1
People are taking the power back from big business

People are taking the power back from big business

“We have the courage to say what needs to be said, and provide hope for our future. The Abbott Government is the last stand of the vanquished.”

0
Stem banks $100M to finance no-money-down energy storage

Stem banks $100M to finance no-money-down energy storage

Stem, a behind-the-meter energy storage startup, raised $100m to finance distributed energy storage at commercial and industrial customers.

0
Why ExxonMobil is betting on a higher carbon price than Google

Why ExxonMobil is betting on a higher carbon price than Google

Most companies expect to pay a much higher carbon price than current prices. And they are already including it in their investment models.

0
Technologies that could grow global economy and save planet, at no extra cost

Technologies that could grow global economy and save planet, at no extra cost

A detailed look at which climate-friendly technologies could grow the global economy and help the world avoid the worst impacts of climate change.

1
Climate-driven flooding could cost Australia billions

Climate-driven flooding could cost Australia billions

Climate Council report warns sea level rise – driven by unchecked climate change – exposes Australia to a coastal flooding risk that could cost $226bn.

0
New Zealand’s Green Party proposes 100% RET ahead of elections

New Zealand’s Green Party proposes 100% RET ahead of elections

NZ Green Party want 100% renewable energy target by 2050, in addition to several other measures in the clean transportation and energy efficiency domains.

3
Coal power shows zero growth in 2014, report shows

Coal power shows zero growth in 2014, report shows

The last year in which there were no additions to coal power generating capacity in the U.S. was 1998.

0
ARENA, network lobby join forces on renewables grid integration

ARENA, network lobby join forces on renewables grid integration

Australian Renewable Energy Agency and Energy Networks Association to collaborate on stocktake of 176 renewable grid integration projects across Australia.

1
Solar keeps getting cheaper

Solar keeps getting cheaper

IRENA has published a new report investigating the successful cost reduction of various renewable energy technologies.