World Wind Power Climbs to New Record in 2011

WORLD WIND POWER CLIMBS TO NEW RECORD IN 2011 J. Matthew Roney www.earth-policy.org/indicators/C49/wind_power_2012 Earth Policy Release Eco-Economy Indicator March 14, 2012 Wind energy developers installed a record 41,000 megawatts of electricity-generating capacity in 2011, bringing the world total to 238,000 megawatts. With more than 80 countries now harnessing the wind, …

US loan guarantee funds for renewables ‘running out’

US loan guarantee funds for renewables ‘running out’ Renewable energy developers looking for US government financing can no longer rely on the loan guarantee programme funded by the economic stimulus package. More >>> ——————————————————————————– Puma prices its environmental impact at €100m/year Sportswear giant Puma says the environmental impact of greenhouse …