Reuters Events: Utility Scale Solar & Wind USA Texas 2022, June 21-22nd

Reuters Events: Utility Scale Solar & Wind 2022, in person conference’  (June 21-22nd) at the Westin Galleria Dallas, Texas, US Utility scale solar and wind is on an unstoppable trajectory. While scaling up is essential to our renewable goals it brings with it growing pains in operational and commercial asset management, combined with a …

Spain’s solar permit changes pose fresh size, siting questions

Here’s the latest solar news and analysis from Reuters Events. Spain’s solar permit changes pose fresh size, siting questions Spain’s new environmental rules are set to accelerate solar projects up to 150 MW and developers may resize or relocate projects to meet requirements. Last month, the Spanish energy ministry approved …

Ditching the plug

On the road to wireless charging Mike de Socio April 19, 2022 A trial of the first wireless, in-road charging system for electric vehicles in the United States is coming — and there’s perhaps no place more fitting for this pilot than Detroit. The city that led the nation’s first wave …

Fuel’s paradise

  Why are climate-committed banks living in a fuel’s paradise? Joel Makower April 4, 2022 Frustration with the banking industry is gaining currency — in particular, the sector’s role in financing fossil fuels. A new report from a consortium of activist NGOs led by the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) found that fossil-fuel financing …

Without Access to Ukrainian Sunflower Oil, Iceland Foods Must Revert to Palm

Thanks to the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the British grocery chain has been cut off from its supply of sunflower oil; the company says it must temporarily revert to using palm oil, which it eliminated from its products in 2018. The global supply chain and economic disruptions that emerged during COVID-19 showed us that …

Stop Putin: Save Gas! by Hazel Henderson

Hazel Henderson©2022 Bumper stickers popping up on best ways to defeat Putin are more creative — pointing the way to victory as overcoming global fossil addiction and speeding the Green Transition to the inclusive, knowledge-richer, sharing peaceful Solar Age! Join Ethical Markets and over 40 cities worldwide in the Fossil …

H2 Clipper Press Release – Jan 11, 2022

“Ethical Markets congratulates Rinaldo Brutoco, our longtime member of our global Advisory Board on this further good news on H2Clipper. We have long advocated the need to accelerate the development of green hydrogen based on renewable resources and its use in heavy cargo and industrial processes.  Rinaldo Brutoco and his …

Buildings that give back

By Damian Shepherd There’s a new climate push in the building industry: regenerative architecture. The sector has been trying for years to cut its sizeable carbon footprint, which was responsible for 38% of the world’s energy-related greenhouse gases in 2019. But developers need to go beyond preventing pollution if they want …

Small Nuclear Reactors Are the White Elephant No One Needs

“As a science policy advisor to the US Office of Technology Assessment, NSF and the National Academy of Engineering’s Committee on Public Engineering Policy, I have testified many times, including before Congress about the idiocy of nuclear power for electricity. I used to say that the only safely-sited nuclear power …

Changes in Composition of Economic Growth in China

“Ethical Markets highlights this report which shows that China’s energy efficiency overall has improved substantially!  We are digging deeper into this report and recommend it to our professional users. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“     EIA presents an alternative case to the International Energy Outlook 2021 (IEO2021) that assumes higher incomes in China …