IKEA, Philips, H&M, Mars, Nestlé Launch Campaign to Lead Business Shift to 100% Renewables

IKEA, Swiss Re, BT, Formula E, H&M, KPN, Mars, Nestlé, Philips and Reed Elsevier were among businesses that joined a powerful group of NGOs and clean energy experts during Climate Week to launch of a multi-year initiative to encourage major companies to commit to using 100 percent renewable power. With the …

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 …

Renewable Energy Market Share Climbs Despite 2013 Dip in Investments

Renewable Energy Market Share Climbs Despite 2013 Dip in Investments Renewables account for 44% of 2013’s newly-installed generating capacity despite global investment dropping for second year Frankfurt School-unep Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance produced the new …

Geothermal Potential in California Still Largely Untapped, Industry Group Tells CARB

geothermal industry group has issued a status report on the state’s energy option to meet California’s climate goals,” gea reports.   In brief, the status report shows that: ·        geothermal power generated 4.4% of total system power in California in 2012, but could have generated substantially more; ·        geothermal power produces some of …

A Rebuttal To President Obamas State of the Union Address From The President of The National Green Energy Council

  January 29, 2014     Dear President Obama, Speaker Boehner and Members of Congress, Please accept this message as the rebuttal of the green technology industry to yesterday’s State of The Union Address and the Republican rebuttal.   Mr. President,   Thank you for being a true leader and …

The Energy Collective: What Can We Learn From Germany’s Clean Energy Push? Free Webinar July 9

Germany’s Clean Energy Push: What Can the World Learn? Register Now Known as the Energiewende, or “energy change”, Germany’s campaign to move to renewable power is ambitious, massively popular at home, and by many accounts, quite successful. With 25% of Germany’s energy currently being sourced from solar, wind, and biomass …

New Net: PensionDanmark to invest $200m in Cape Wind

19 June 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet PensionDanmark to invest $200m in Cape Wind PREMIUM BT aims to slash end-to-end emissions by three times PREMIUM Denham seeds Endeavor Energy with $100m to develop African power projects View, formerly Soladigm, raises further $62m with Corning as lead investor Optimum Energy to scout …

NewNet Daily Newsletter: Veolia buys remaining stake in Proactiva Medio Ambiente from FCC

  Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability   NewNet Daily Newsletter 11 June 2013 Green investment surges onwards – get the lowdown on the biggest cleantech deals with aNew Energy World Network subscription Deal News Samsung, Seajacks to build world’s largest offshore wind installation vessel Soitec connects CPV demonstration plant in …

Victories for the Commons, the Renewable Energy Holy Grail, and more

Victories for the Commons, the Renewable Energy Holy Grail, and more   Friend on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend ILSR provides innovative strategies and timely information to support environmentally sound and equitable community development. Like what we do? Please consider supporting our work.  Community Self-Reliance in the News Should …

South Africa’s Largest Ever Solar Deal, SolarX, First Solar CEO Interview (Solar News Of The Week)

South Africa’s Largest Ever Solar Deal, SolarX, First Solar CEO Interview (Solar News Of The Week) Posted: 15 Dec 2012 05:11 PM PST Here’s some more top solar energy news from the week (other than our own stories – which you can find via the link above): Rooftop Solar Why …