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2014-09-29 23:02:55

Calling for “clear, credible and consistent signals from policy makers,” the International Energy Agency (IEA) today released two reports saying solar could be the world’s largest source of electricity by 2050. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) president and CEO Rhone Resch welcomed the reports, noting that solar is already the fastest growing renewable energy source in the U.S. and accounted for more than 50 percent of new generation capacity in the first half of 2014....

2014-09-24 23:01:32

"District Energy in Cities Initiative" under the Global Energy Efficiency Accelerator Platform of Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL), a global initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) launched at the UN Climate Summit in New York City New York City, New York (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The International District Energy Association (IDEA) is proud to support the launch of the “District Energy in Cities Initiative” under the Global Energy Efficiency...

2014-09-15 16:22:24

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsis The future of human civilization is slowly but surely moving towards renewable energy. The existing reserves and undiscovered sources of fossil fuels and other combustible or radioactive minerals will eventually be exhausted or become too expensive to extract. In response to spiralling power requirements, more money has been invested in new renewablesbased generation capacity than in non-renewables-based generation capacity in recent...

2014-04-25 23:08:21

Energy Watch Group says energy independence from Russia can only be achieved with renewable energies Berlin, Germany (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 That Europe must free itself from dependence on Russian energy as quickly as possible is undisputed. But as a new analysis from the Energy Watch Group (EWG) shows, the diversification of natural gas supplier countries is not an option. Russia recently threatened to withhold natural gas supplies from Ukraine, thereby deliberately putting the EU under...

2014-02-05 16:21:22

International coalition opens call for most innovative ideas advancing electric vehicle adoption BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Energy Agency's Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Implementing Agreement, the Clean Energy Ministerial's Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI) and the smart city think-tank, Urban Foresight, today announced the opportunity to submit nominations to a new EV City Casebook, the second volume in a series highlighting leadership and best...

IEA Makes Recommendations To Cut Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions
2013-06-10 17:59:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last year, worldwide emissions reached a record high of 31.6 billion tons, despite the fact the United States had its lowest emissions total since the mid-90s, said an International Energy Agency release on Monday. Meanwhile, China had the largest emissions growth, up 3.8 percent over last year. However, the additional 300 million tons was one of the lowest increases in a decade, the report said. American emissions dropped...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.