Is renewable energy ready to disrupt fossil fuels? Prices of fossil fuels may be plumbing multi-year lows, but that’s not likely to keep them from being displaced by the advance of renewable energy, especially solar, analysts said. “Renewable energy technologies are far further advanced than many may believe: solar photovoltaic (PV) and on-shore wind have … Continue reading Is renewable energy ready to disrupt fossil fuels?
GE’s renewable energy business in Schenectady to report to Paris As the European Union extended its anti-trust probe into General Electric Co.’s acquisition of the power business of Alstom of France, GE revealed that the center of gravity of its renewable energy business will shift from Schenectady to Paris. Under the terms of the $17 … Continue reading GE’s renewable energy business in Schenectady to report to Paris
World’s First Wave Energy Array Goes Online Australia’s Carnegie Wave Energy has officially switched on a new onshore power station of its wave energy project—the world’s first commercial-scale, grid-connected wave energy array. It is also represents the first time that wave-generated energy has been fed into the grid in Australia. Read full article at EcoWatch
Stem Well Positioned In On-Site Energy Storage Market As the electric power grid continues to evolve and more distributed renewables come on line, the need for electricity storage will rapidly continue to grow. There are various types of energy storage, and each can contribute to the grid in numerous and different ways. These vary from … Continue reading Stem Well Positioned In On-Site Energy Storage Market
The Lowest Cost Renewable Energy Comes With a 2000 Percent Environmental Dividend NASA and NOAA have proclaimed 2014 the warmest year ever recorded. It was the year also in which scientists identified heat movement into the ocean depths as the reason an atmospheric warming hiatus has existed for the previous 15 years. Read full article … Continue reading The Lowest Cost Renewable Energy Comes With a 2000 Percent Environmental Dividend