Posts Tagged ‘boost’

‘Spectacular’ drop in renewable energy costs leads to record global boost

Falling solar and wind prices have led to new power deals across the world despite investment in renewables falling Renewable energy capacity around the world was boosted by a record amount in 2016 and delivered at a markedly lower cost, according to new global data – although the total financial investment in renewables actually fell. […]

Battery Power Gives Boost to Renewables

It is the holy grail of the renewable energy sector – a cheap and efficient battery system that can store energy generated by renewables such as wind and solar. These days there are few who doubt the potential of renewables, except those diehards on the extreme of the fossil fuel industry. View full post on […]

Ice cream firm scoops green energy boost with giant solar farm

Scotland's largest privately-owned solar farm is celebrating its first full year of green energy production, having created enough power to make 3.3 million litres of ice cream. Mackie's of Scotland's solar farm, on the family farm near Westertown, Aberdeenshire, was built by Loch Lomond-based Absolute Solar and Wind and became the first and largest solar […]

Rule would boost solar and wind energy on public lands

Unseasonable warmth and no rain have deepened a drought that's igniting forest fires across the southeastern U.S. and forcing people to evacuate dozens of homes in the Appalachian Mountains. All but a few of the nation's largest active wildfires Thursday were burning in the South, where a relentless drought has turned pine trees into torches […]

Highland Says Trump Would Boost Defense, Clinton Health Care

If you think Donald Trump is headed for victory, consider betting on defense stocks. Predicting a Hillary Clinton presidency? Try health-care services. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market – Growing Population and Emerging Economies Boost This Sector

In the present scenario, minimum dependency on fossil fuels is the prime objective for the entire world, since these energy sources are limited and are declining at a rapid rate. This has diverted the focus of various countries on a reliable energy supply. View full post on Wind Power News

Five things Argentina can do to boost renewables

Argentina’s Energy and Mining Minister Juan Jos Aranguren has his work cut out for him. The summer season is here – and with it the blackouts from lack of electricity. View full post on Wind Power News

Energy Boost for Russia and Neighbors

A new study says that Russia and the countries of Central Asia could become a highly energy-competitive region by getting all their electricity from renewable sources within the next 15 years. So far, most of the region’s governments appear not to have found the will to realise this huge potential. View full post on Wind […]

Xinhua Insight: Subsidies to boost eco-appliances market?

Once a largely honorary recognition of a fridge or TV’s green credentials, home appliances’ official energy-efficiency ratings are assuming more importance after the Beijing government promised firms subsidies if they score highly in the tests. The Beijing Municipal Commission of Commerce made that promise earlier this month to makers of nine types of products, including […]

Prices to give clean energy ‘substantial’ NSW boost, Infigen CEO Miles George says

NSW is lagging behind the pack on renewable energy but the pricing signals are building for some action on new projects within the next two years, says Infigen Energy chief executive Miles George. A government supportive of wind energy, and plenty of capacity in the system to back up the fuel should also turn the […]