Utility Nightmares: Distributed Generation and Halving Electricity Consumption

While many utility executives attribute much of their predicted market challenges to the rise of photovoltaics and net metering, they actually have much more to worry about. In a 2013 survey of global utility companies by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the results revealed that the utility industry leaders anticipate major changes to their business model …

The Sun Breaks Through Stormy Skies of China/EU Trade : AltEnergyStocks.com

The Sun Breaks Through Stormy Skies of China/EU Trade : AltEnergyStocks.com The Sun Breaks Through Stormy Skies of China/EU Trade Posted: 29 Jul 2013 07:28 AM PDT Sun breaks through trade war clouds China and the West broke a decades-old pattern of troubled trade relations over the weekend with a …

Clean Technica: Self-Assembling DNA Molecules As Scaffolding For Artificial Photosynthesis — Solar Energy Antenna Developed

Top cleantech news of the day fromCleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website:   Self-Assembling DNA Molecules As Scaffolding For Artificial Photosynthesis — Solar Energy Antenna Developed Coal Industry Must Wake Up – Renewables Are The Future MidAmerica Energy To Boost 579 MW Antelope Valley Solar Project Investment …

Greentech Media’s Solar Newsletter | Apr 8, 2013

    LATEST NEWS: How Cleantech Is Enhancing the US Military’s ‘Mission Capability’  Ryan Koronowski – April 8, 2013 Military leaders are finding out “what energy innovation can bring to the mission.” GTM Solar Summit 2013: Where Will Module Costs Bottom Out?  Shyam Mehta – April 8, 2013 50 cents …

Friday Video: EARTH: THE OPERATORS’ MANUAL

EARTH: THE OPERATORS’ MANUAL (Program 1: premiered 2011, re-run 2012) We have manuals for the things we value, like our cars and computers. So why not a manual for the most complex operating system of all—the Earth? Is the planet due for an oil change? Why are fossil fuels unsustainable? …

A Bonding Experience

Bond risk Our thinking about the role of future environmental politics on capital markets has extended to another asset class – fixed income. Carbon Tracker recently collaborated with global credit-ratings agency Standard & Poors to publish ‘What a carbon-constrained future could mean for oil companies’ creditworthiness’.  This report assesses the …

World Future Energy Summit Bulletin

SUMMARY OF THE WORLD FUTURE ENERGY SUMMIT 2012: 16-19 JANUARY 2012 The Fifth World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2012 took place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), from Monday, 16 to Thursday, 19 January 2012, hosted by Masdar. WFES was attended by over 25,000 participants, including 3,000 summit delegates …

UN Secretary-General Launches International Year of Sustainable Energy for All

UN Secretary-General Launches International Year of Sustainable Energy for All 16_January 2012: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All during his address to the opening ceremony of the fifth World Future Energy Summit (WFES), stressing the need to end energy poverty to ensure equal opportunities. continued… More headlines from …

World Future Energy Summit 2012 Highlights

IISD Reporting Services On Tuesday, the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2012 was organized around the theme of “Business and Policy Forum.” In the morning, participants attended plenary panel discussions by business leaders in sustainable energy and international agencies. In the afternoon, participants attended parallel sessions on wind power, natural …

World Future Energy Summit 2012 – Issue #1

World future energy summit 2012 highlights: Monday, 16 January 2012 The fifth World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2012 opened in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), on 16 January 2012. The first day of this four-day event was organized around the theme “Policy and Strategy Forum,” and comprised opening statements …