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 …

Tell Amazon: Stop powering the Internet with fossil fuels

Tell Amazon: Stop powering the Internet with fossil fuels Sign the petition: “Amazon is one of the three largest Internet companies in the world — and it’s the only one of the three that hasn’t committed to using 100% renewable energy to power its data centers. Tell Amazon to stop using …

UN LAUNCHES DECADE-LONG INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL

UN launches DECADE-LONG initiative TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE energy FOR ALL New York, Apr  9 2014  6:00PM The United Nations launched today the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All (2014-2024), an initiative aimed at promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency worldwide, with a forum to take place annually, starting this coming …

Going With the Flow Battery

New flow batteries provide just the right energy storage for intermittent renewables such as solar and wind to guarantee constant supply throughout the grid Prof Peter Saunders A fully referenced and illustrated version of this article is posted on ISIS members website and is otherwise available for download here Please circulate widely and repost, …

National Poll Finds American Homeowners Overwhelmingly Want Energy Choice

NATIONAL POLL FINDS AMERICAN HOMEOWNERS OVERWHELMINGLY WANT ENERGY CHOICE  Data reveals vast majority of Americans support renewables, 73 percent open to receiving clean energy from a provider other than their utility San Mateo, Calif. – Mar. 10, 2014 – Clean Edge, Inc. and SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY) today announced the results of an inaugural national poll …

New Experts Added to Session: Japan-U.S. Clean Tech Opportunities Webinar

research / reports / webinars / stock indexes / book / about January 27, 2014 Don’t Miss Next Week’s Webinar– Critical Insights on Japan-U.S. Clean Tech Opportunities Scheduled for 3:00 PM Pacific Feb. 4th / 8:00 AM Japan time Feb. 5th Opportunities for U.S. companies in Japan, and Japanese firms in the U.S., have never been greater. In the wake …

CLEAN EDGE: Critical Insights on Japan-U.S. Clean Tech Opportunities

research / reports / webinars / stock indexes / book / about January 27, 2014 Don’t Miss Next Week’s Webinar– Critical Insights on Japan-U.S. Clean Tech Opportunities Scheduled for 3:00 PM Pacific Feb. 4th / 8:00 AM Japan time Feb. 5th Opportunities for U.S. companies in Japan, and Japanese firms in the U.S., have never been greater. In the wake of the Fukushima disaster, japan …

CleanTech Future Conference, April 9

April 9, 2014 – Phoenix, Arizona The Industry’s only “All Keynote” Conference Series CleanTech Future III – “The State of Emerging Innovation: One Crisis Away from Mass Adoption”   CleanTech Future Conference III brings together the top innovators, corporations, government agencies, investors and thought leaders, in a conference unlike any …

New Report: 2’778 billion in 2013: The cost of not having a renewable energy infrastructure

New Report 2’778 billion in 2013: The cost of not having a renewable energy infrastructure   Perceptions stick: a majority of people today seem to believe (or worse: accept) that we cannot afford renewable energy technologies. This notions suggests that the alternative – maintaining the existing fossil energy infrastructure – …

2014 National Green Energy Council Commitment

   WASHINGTON January 2, 2014 My friends, 2013 was a very good year for the National Green Energy Council and our member companies. In 2013, GEC member companies thrived in a still questionable economy and our industry is growing in leaps and bounds. Here are the highlights of 2013: A GEC …