Lux Research report highlights oil’s dominant position, fails to note electric cars are better vehicles in “almost every way.”
Twenty homes within PowerStream’s territory have embarked upon a project that could change the face of electrical consumption in Ontario.
Edinburgh Council has revealed plans to install community-owned solar panels on 25 council building rooftops across the Scottish capital.
PV has been increasing at a rate of 50% a year has led many US utilities to question the impact that continued expansion will have investors and ratepayers.
Coal-fired power plants have been the backbone of US electricity production for decades, but 25% of them will be retired by the end of this decade.
The move to battery storage is inevitable, and enables the incorporation of much larger amounts of intermittent energy such as wind and solar.
A major obstacle to Germany’s going “green” has been the necessity of using conventional power plants to back up intermittent renewable energy sources.
In terms of grid reliability, the only nations that rival Germany are Japan (another “green” leader) and Singapore.
A new record in Germany as renewable energy produced about 81 TWh, or 31% of the nation’s electricity during the first half of 2014.
Renewable sector is flexing its muscles in Germany, with solar production up 28% and wind up 19% during the first half of 2014.