Latest World energy resources and consumption Stories

2010-08-24 12:04:04

Americans are using less energy overall and making more use of renewable energy resources.

2010-08-18 02:42:16

Wave energy is surging ahead as a viable source of renewable energy to generate electricity -- with Australia's southern margin identified by the World Energy Council as one of the world's most promising sites for wave-energy generation.

2010-07-20 06:24:51

The United States, which has been the world’s biggest energy consumer for more than a hundred years, has been bumped back by China, according to new data from the International Energy Agency (IEA).

2010-07-06 12:02:56

In 2009, and in absolute terms, about 19.9% (608 TWh) of Europe's total electricity consumption (3042 TWh) came from renewable energy sources.

2010-06-23 12:35:00

TEMPE, Ariz., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In America's efforts to go green, our Achilles' heel is transportation; cars, trucks, and buses represent 29 percent of U.S. energy use, according to Gary Dirks, director of LightWorks at Arizona State University and a renewable energy expert. Whenever U.S.

2010-06-09 11:54:00

WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the midst of the intractable crisis caused by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, it is time to stop investing in a broken energy economy and seize the opportunity to invest in a sustainable energy future, according to the environmental group Greenpeace.

2010-06-03 00:00:00

MILWAUKEE, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a global recession, investment levels in energy efficiency have remained strong according to the Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) released today by Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader in delivering products, services and solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings. The survey of more than 2,800 executives and managers responsible for making investments and managing energy in commercial buildings worldwide found that 56 percent...

2010-05-06 14:50:00

Officials said late Wednesday, citing the economic slump and other factors like increased energy efficiency as a reason, that the U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide emissions fell a record seven percent in 2009.

2010-05-06 10:32:00

-- http://eeglobalforum.org/ -- WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Highlighting the international scope of its May 10-12 Energy Efficiency Global Forum & Exposition (EE Global; www.eeglobalforum.org) and the importance of energy efficiency worldwide, the Alliance to Save Energy will honor energy efficiency "visionaries" from four continents - Africa, Asia, Europe and South America - during the conference at the Walter E.

2010-04-30 07:30:00

New Power Contracts Push GSA Northeast Region to 95 Percent Green WORCESTER, MA, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.