UN-Backed Report Shows Strong Performance By Renewable Energy Sector

UN-BACKED REPORT SHOWS STRONG PERFORMANCE BY RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR New York, Jul 13 2011 12:05PM The renewable energy sector has continued to perform well despite the global economic slowdown, cuts in incentives, and low natural-gas prices, according to a United Nations-backed report unveiled today, which shows that the sector supplied …

Geothermal Power Heating Up Worldwide

GEOTHERMAL POWER HEATING UP WORLDWIDE www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2011/update98 By J. Matthew Roney Earth Policy Release Plan B Update June 16, 2011 In 1904, Italy’s Prince Piero Ginori Conti became the first person to use thermal energy from within the earth to turn on the lights—five of them, to be precise. Now, more …