Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) – ‘The Sustainable Development of SIDS Through Genuine and Durable Partnerships’

  Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) – ‘The Sustainable Development of SIDS Through Genuine and Durable Partnerships’ 1-4 September 2014 | Apia, Samoa   http://www.iisd.ca/sids/sids2014/   The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) took place from 1-4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa, on …

7th Annual Renewable Energy Finance Forum (REFF) West, September 16-17

THE WESTERN U.S. IS LEADING THE CHARGE ON SCALABLE RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT COME MEET THE PLAYERS! September 16-17, 2014 san francisco REFF-West is the premier west coast renewable energy finance event, uniting senior financiers, investors, and renewable energy executives from across the country since 2008. With a focus on renewable …

Energy Storage: the Next Charge for Distributed Energy.

By John Farrell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, March 2014   Energy storage promises to change the electricity system during the next decade, as fundamentally as distributed renewable energy has in the last decade. A new report from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Energy Storage: The Next Charge for Distributed Energy, forecasts …

Ceres Newsletter: Fracking on the Rise in Water Stressed Regions

Ceres Newsletter – February 2014 Press and Media Press Release: New Hydraulic Fracturing Report Finds Texas and Colorado Face Biggest Water Sourcing Risks News Story: Report: Water Availability a Risk for Oil, Gas Drillers (Texas Tribune) Blog: Energy efficiency, cities, and the Clean Trillion(Environmental Finance) Press Release: Inadequate Action by Securities & Exchange Commission on …

World Future Council Newsletter February 2014

  Dear Friends of the World Future Council, Almost three years after the Great East disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011 almost 100 000 people are still displaced. During a recent disaster. We visited abandoned towns that are still highly contaminated. Travelling through entirely intact …

World Future Council: “An unbearable inheritance to future generations”

Press release – for immediate release   “An unbearable inheritance to future generations” Global coalition of “Alternative Nobel Prize” laureates and members of the World Future Council condemn nuclear power expansion plans   Hamburg, July 16th 2013: A global coalition of laureates of the Right Livelihood Award and members of the …

15-17 January 2013: the Renewable Energy World meets in Abu Dhabi at ADIREC

At the end of 2012, this fourth 2012 edition of the REN21 newsletter provides you with a comprehensive overview of recent activities of the REN21 Secretariat as well as its network members. We look back at an eventful year which saw further growth of renewable energy globally as well as …

The 2nd Annual Solar Power Mexico Congress (held as part of the Mexican Renewable Energy Congress) 28-29 May 2013, Mexico City, Mexico

Solar Mexico brings together key international and local players in this growing market to drive forward government support, promote financial backing and provide a platform for discussion on how the Mexican solar industry can become a global market leader. Join us in 2013 and be the first to hear the …

Cities Getting Local Energy Choice with Aggregation

Cities Getting Local Energy Choice with Aggregation Posted: 02 Oct 2012 04:43 PM PDT Over 200 Illinois towns helped cut their citizens’ electric bills in 2012, and some even achieved 100% renewable energy, thanks to a state law that lets cities choose their electricity provider. The law, called community choice …

Nevada’s 1st Commercial Wind Farm to Bring Lasting Benefits

Posted: 09 Aug 2012 02:21 PM PDT Nevada?s first commercial wind power farm ? Pattern Energy?s 151-MW Spring Valley Wind project ? is up and running, a milestone that is being marked by a public ceremony on the project site near the town of Ely. Government officials, including long-time renewable …