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The Big Question: What is Onshore Wind’s Future in Europe?

by David Appleyard, Chief Editor, Renewable Energy World Magazine | December 12, 2012 | Post Your Comment

Renewable Energy World asks leading players in the industry for their verdicts on a key question of the moment. In this edition we asked for views on European onshore wind: Full Article

Jordan Adopts Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs, Shelves Nuclear

by Paul Gipe, Contributor | December 12, 2012 | Post Your Comment

While North American regulators continue debating the merits of feed-in tariffs, another developing country has adopted the policy renowned for rapidly developing renewable energy in the developed world. Full Article

Can Renewables Still Attract Investment?

by David Appleyard, Chief Editor, Renewable Energy World | December 12, 2012 | Post Your Comment

It seems that there is something of a crisis of confidence in the renewable energy investment market. A toxic mix of low growth and falling prices, a lack of certainty around policy stability and a move to more risk-averse investm… Full Article


China’s Wind Power Sector Set for Rapid Development after Year of Stagnancy

by Liu Yuanyuan, Contributor | December 11, 2012 | Post Your Comment

China’s wind power sector, after stagnating for nearly a year, is expected to experience rapid development as local governments launch favorable policies. Full Article

Renewable Energy Projects of the Year Highlight the Industry’s Best Achievements

by Meg Cichon and Jennifer Runyon, | December 11, 2012 | 1 Comment

Last night, Renewable Energy World network editors announced the project of the year winners at an Awards Gala during Renewable Energy World Conference and Expo, North America, which is co-located with Power-Gen International. Be… Full Article


Doha Climate Talks Bring $100 Billion Green Climate Fund Into Question

by Vince Font, Contributing Editor | December 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

One of the key issues occupying much of the debate in Doha as climate talks rage against a looming deadline is the UN’s Green Climate Fund (GCF), a proposed $100 billion global fund that would be paid by richer nations and used to… Full Article

Koch Brothers Fund Bogus Studies to Kill Renewable Energy

by Elliott Negin, Union of Concerned Scientists | December 7, 2012 | 72 Comments

You can say one thing about the Koch brothers: They don’t let the facts get in their way. Of course I’m talking about Charles G. and David H. Koch, the billionaire owners of Koch Industries, the oil, coal and natural gas conglomer… Full Article


U.S. Offshore Wind Market Becoming ‘Real’ With European Interest

by Andrew Herndon, Bloomberg | December 6, 2012 | 2 Comments

European energy companies are considering participating in U.S. offshore wind-farm auctions, a sign of increasing confidence in the viability of marine-based wind power off U.S. shores, according to Arcadia Windpower Ltd. Presiden… Full Article