Rising Tide for Ocean Energy: UK Aims to Ride the Wave

Rising Tide for Ocean Energy: UK Aims to Ride the Wave
by David Appleyard, Chief Editor, Renewable Energy World International | August 30, 2012 | Post Your Comment

Growing global interest in harvesting the sea’s vast generation potential is now focused on the UK, where a series of initiatives such as the new Marine Energy Parks are aimed at maintaining the country’s technological lead. Full Article

MAGAZINE

Q-Cells and Hanwha: Solar Geopolitics Gets Messy
by Ucilia Wang, Contributor | August 30, 2012 | Post Your Comment

The pending sale of bankrupted Q-Cells, once the largest solar cell maker in the world, to Korea-based Hanwha Group is the latest reminder that playing geopolitics in the world of solar will only get harder. Full Article

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Document Standardization: It’s Not Just for Pencil Pushers Anymore
by Travis Lowder, NREL | August 30, 2012 | Post Your Comment

The U.S. renewable energy industries are persistently on the hunt for means of cutting down the cost of delivered energy. For example, in the case of solar, module costs have historically been the prize game. Although, now that m… Full Article

COMMENTARY

Renewable Energy Sees Explosive Growth During Obama Administration
by Kenneth Bossong, SUN DAY Campaign | August 29, 2012 | 3 Comments

Two recently-issued federal studies underscore the dramatic growth in electrical generation from geothermal, solar, wind, and other renewable energy sources during the first three and one-half years of the Obama Administration. Full Article

COMMENTARY

Suspension of Brazil’s 11.2-GW Belo Monte Overturned
by Michael Harris, Online Editor, HydroWorld.com | August 29, 2012 | Post Your Comment

Just two weeks after a federal court shut down progress on the 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydropower project, a Supreme Court decision has overturned this work stoppage. Full Article

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Oregon’s Geothermal Portfolio Expected to Increase before Year’s End
by Leslie Blodgett, GEA | August 29, 2012 | Post Your Comment

An article on Sustainablebusinessoregon.com focuses on geothermal energy in Oregon, citing up to 19 projects in development in the state (GEA’s “2012 US Geothermal Power Production and Development Report” (April 2012) confirmed 16… Full Article

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Strong on Solar: Australia Eyes CSP Leadership
by Piers Evans, Production Editor, Renewable Energy World | August 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

A move into concentrating solar thermal power (CSP) could not only drive Australia’s de-carbonization but establish a global technology lead, says a new analysis from the Australia Solar Institute. Full Article

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