Sustainable Energy for All Initiative – Energy expansion at any cost ? Reflections on the UN “Sustainable Energy for All Day, 20th June

« Rio+20 agrees on outcome document Sustainable Energy for All Initiative – Energy expansion at any cost ? Reflections on the UN “Sustainable Energy for All Day, 20th June – IISD.org June 21, 2012 by globalforest According to Chad Holliday, Chair of the Bank of America and Co-Chair of the …

Within 6 Hours Deserts Receive More Energy from the Sun than Humankind Consumes Within a Year

?Within 6 Hours Deserts Receive More Energy from the Sun than Humankind Consumes Within a Year? Posted: 15 Apr 2012 07:00 AM PDT This is a nice quote from the Desertec site that, featured on the image above, that I thought made for another nice, short weekend share. And, of …

Why Aren’t Those Wind Turbines Turning?

It’s called curtailment—and it could be costing the nation a lot of green energy and green money. . Some 292,000 megawatt-hours of wind power were curtailed by the Midwest transmission system operator in 2009; in 2010, that figure jumped to about 824,000 megawatt-hours. At a rule-of-thumb 7 cents per kilowatt-hour, …