03 Aug '11, 8pm

infographic with recent increases in renewable energy use

I’m old enough to remember the time when our water was heated by solar energy. As a youth I lived with my grandparents in southern Mississippi—the old farm house had a time roof and on the south side of the house my grandfather had a large tank that caught the rain water that came off the roof and at the bottom of the tank he attached a shower head with a pull cord. We usually took our showers in the afternoon when the water was the warmest. Yep, in the winter we had to heat the water on the old wood-burning stove. The farm was large for that region with about 400 acres, much of which was covered with hardwood timber which provided a great source of fire wood. In the summer and fall we cut and cut preparing for the winter months. Like most homes of the day the old house had high ceiling that provided for relief from the hot summer months, but certainly didn’t help in the w...

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EIA look at #energy subsidies underreports subs...

ucsusa.org 03 Aug '11, 5pm

WASHINGTON (August 3, 2011) — The Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest report on federal energy subsidies, rel...

Federal Environmental Permitting of Renewable Energy Projects

Federal Environmental Permitting of Renewable E...

environmentalleader.com 02 Aug '11, 2pm

Finally, renewable energy projects can take longer to permit than conventional projects. Conventional projects may have mo...

Renewable Energy vs Nuclear Energy Infographic

planetsave.com 05 Aug '11, 8pm

costs per kWh include subsidies and make coal and oil and nuclear fusion look better than they are (though, as someone who...

Nuclear vs Renewable Energy Infographic

cleantechnica.com 05 Aug '11, 8pm

I’m sorry, but this is one of the most poorly executed infographics I’ve come across in a long time. The most glaring issu...

Ikea assembles UK renewable energy portfolio

businessgreen.com 01 Aug '11, 12am

Swedish furniture giant IKEA has announced that it has purchased a Scottish wind farm and will spend £4m installing solar ...

Ikea assembles UK renewable energy portfolio

businessgreen.com 31 Jul '11, 11pm

Swedish furniture giant IKEA has announced that it has purchased a Scottish wind farm and will spend £4m installing solar ...

Green Drinks: WindMade™ – A Renewable Energy Co...

eco-business.com 08 Aug '11, 5am

This month, our guest speaker Vestas talks about WindMade™, the first global consumer label for products made with wind en...

Renewable Energy Reaches 20% of Global Energy C...

sustainablebusiness.com 25 Jul '11, 2pm

The REN21 Renewables 2011 Global Status Report shows that the renewable energy sector continues to perform well despite co...

Law of Renewable Energy Series: Tackling Energy Storage Issues

Law of Renewable Energy Series: Tackling Energy...

renewableenergyworld.com 29 Jul '11, 5pm

Stoel Rives Attorneys Marcus Wood and Erin Anderson will serve as the exclusive faculty for Tackling Energy Storage Issues...

Where Are Today’s Renewable Energy Leaders?:

Where Are Today’s Renewable Energy Leaders?:

care2.com 05 Aug '11, 8pm

People have been talking about the potential of renewable energy for decades. Although electric cars and wind turbines mig...

The Winter of Nuclear Energy

cleantechblog.com 10 Aug '11, 3pm

The new generation of reactors are designed to be safer. Unlike wind and solar, nuclear provides electricity 24/7. Contrar...

Germany Passes More Aggressive Renewable Energy...

renewableenergyworld.com 25 Jul '11, 2pm

The action follows approval by Germany's House of Commons, the Bundestag , on June 30. The new version of the law first in...

Germany Passes More Aggressive Renewable Energy...

renewableenergyworld.com 25 Jul '11, 1pm

The action follows approval by Germany's House of Commons, the Bundestag , on June 30. The new version of the law first in...

Renewable Energy: It's a National Security Issue

Renewable Energy: It's a National Security Issue

renewableenergyworld.com 26 Jul '11, 1pm

While Americans will no doubt continue to debate our military commitments in Iraq and Afghanistan, what is clear is that t...

Renewable Energy Now Accounts for 25% of Global...

ecogeek.org 26 Jul '11, 7pm

The report states that 50 percent of renewable energy capacity is now in developing countries. The top five countries (in ...