green energy

Climate Change, Clean Energy and the Presidential Debate

If you are looking to find out how climate change, clean energy and environmental policy featured in the first Presidential debate between Obama and Romney, here are some excellent sources for further reading. Oh! Climate Change wasn’t mentioned! There is still time of course. Continue reading

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Green Business Roundup – April 5th 2012

As businesses count the cost of weird weather, scientists continue to try to make sense of it all. Japan changes the rules in favor of geothermal energy and a 2 year tuna fishing ban is partially lifted. High gasoline prices are proving a silver lining for sales of electric cars. Continue reading

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Smart City, Green City

Many of the discussions at the recent Smart City Expo in Barcelona centered upon the need for local, environmentally conscious solutions to be incorporated into the planning of the cities of the future. Yokohama, Nice and the Barcelona based group, Agbar, won awards for their environmental projects. Continue reading

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Green Business Roundup – December 23rd 2011

Facebook moves from coal to clean energy as BP exits solar. EPA issues limits on mercury emissions from fossil fuel. US Administration approves 2 huge green energy projects and On-Bill financing may prove to be an option to help move us towards a green economy. Continue reading

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Research Shows Strong Support for Renewable Energy Incentives

Bloomberg recently published their 2011 energy survey on behalf of ABB. Energy Professionals, Government Policy Makers and CFOs were asked about the funding and development of Renewable Energy. The results show strong support for incentives but reveal subtle and important differences between different countries and the need for more in-depth consideration of how the stated aims can be achieved. Continue reading

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Green Power Leadership Awards 2011

This month saw the announcement of the U.S. Department of Energy – Green Power Leadership Awards for 2011. These annual awards recognize the efforts of organizations in the development of green power. We take a look at the winners in the various categories. Continue reading

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