In just 15 years, wind could provide a fifth of the world’s electricity

In just 15 years, wind could provide a fifth of the world’s electricity

grist.org 24 Oct '14, 6pm

Up to one fifth of the world’s electricity supply could come from wind turbines by 2030, according to a new report released this week by Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). That would be an increase of 530 percent compared to the end of last year. The report says the coming global boom in wind power will be driven largely by China’s rebounding wind energy market — and a continued trend of high levels of Chinese green energy investment – as well as by steady growth in the United States and new large-scale projects in Mexico, Brazil, and South Africa. The report, called the “Global Wind Energy Outlook,” explains how wind en...

Beautiful! This little owl has eyelashes like snowflakes

mnn.com 24 Oct '14, 5pm

As this little saw-whet owl sleeps, it reveals the delicate little feathers that cover its eyelids. While we've talked at length about how am...

Ghana's farmers battle ‘Monsanto law' to retain seed freedom - The Ecologist -

theecologist.org 24 Oct '14, 1pm
Ghana's farmers battle ‘Monsanto law' to retain seed freedom - The Ecologist -

If Ghana passes the Plant Breeders Bill it gives away control of its agriculture and food supply for nothing but empty promises. The Bill mak...

MT @ACEEEdc: AK & DC most improved states 2014 for energy efficiency http…

aceee.org 24 Oct '14, 12pm
MT @ACEEEdc: AK & DC most improved states 2014 for energy efficiency http…

ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecards 2013 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard 2012 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard 2011 State Energy Effi...

Evaluating Powerful Batteries for Modular Grid Energy Storage

renewableenergyworld.com 24 Oct '14, 3pm
Evaluating Powerful Batteries for Modular Grid Energy Storage

Project lead David Rosewater said Sandia will evaluate the 1 megawatt, lithium-ion grid energy storage system for capacity, power, safety and...

Energy

Turning Big Data Into Business Value. Join @GE_IP @Siemens @RWE_AG @IBM at the #WindData forum to add to the debate

Turning Big Data Into Business Value. Join @GE_IP @Siemens @RWE_AG @IBM at the #WindData forum to...

windpowermonthly.com 23 Oct '14, 2pm

The 4 th Annual Wind Farm Data Management And Analysis conference will bring together the leading minds in data analysis, SCADA, performance,...

Heads of State miss #renewableenergy chance on #EU2030. Read more for EWEA reaction: #windpower #...

ewea.org 24 Oct '14, 10am

The European Council's decision to set an EU-binding target of 27% showed a lack of ambition to improve Europe's energy security. Governments...

SPI agrees 1.5GW China development with GD Solar: SPI and GD Solar are to develop 500MW of solar,...

pv-tech.org 23 Oct '14, 7pm

SPI will gain equity of new projects, while GD will provide EPC services. Source: United PV Chinese solar developer, SPI Solar has confirmed ...

Transportation

Ford Says It Could Build An EV On Par With A Tesla

hybridcars.com 24 Oct '14, 3pm
Ford Says It Could Build An EV On Par With A Tesla

The head of Ford Motor Co. has said its engineers have done a thorough hands-on analysis of a Tesla Model S and may eventually build their ow...

Fashion

Modular HIVEHAUS can be used as an office or a little outdoor guest cell:

inhabitat.com 24 Oct '14, 9pm
Modular HIVEHAUS can be used as an office or a little outdoor guest cell:

In addition to ease of construction and flexibility, the home also incorporates a number of green building features. The green roof system is...

Dozens Blockade Entrance to Compressor Station Protesting Methane Gas Storage...

ecowatch.com 23 Oct '14, 11pm
Dozens Blockade Entrance to Compressor Station Protesting Methane Gas Storage Project @gaslandmovie

This proposed project has faced unparalleled public opposition due to unresolved questions ab...

Beef, palm oil, soy, and wood products from 8 countries responsible for 1/3 o...

news.mongabay.com 23 Oct '14, 8pm
Beef, palm oil, soy, and wood products from 8 countries responsible for 1/3 of forest destruction

Brazil declares new protected area larger than Delaware (10/23/2014) Earlier this week, the B...

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