Latest renewable energy development Stories

2012-06-12 08:28:49

Michael Crumbliss for redOrbit.com Global investment in renewable energy was a record high $257 billion in 2011, with solar leading the pack, according to two new reports on renewable energy trends issued by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21). Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2012 is the fifth edition of the UNEP report, based on data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, and has become the standard...

2012-05-13 23:00:45

Energy production faces unprecedented uncertainty. Increased awareness about the effects of climate change and dependence on fossil fuels has prompted policymakers and scientists to rethink their strategies. The Renewable Energy industry in Australia has both benefited from and been a victim of these changing tides, as increased investment and support has been offset by delayed implementation and political populism. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on...

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