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Vancouver, CANADA – The 13th edition of the GLOBE Series of events, a leading sustainable business summit, has unveiled its keynote speakers for the upcoming event being held March 26-28, 2014 in Vancouver, Canada. Framed around the thematic concept of ‘Building Business Resilience through Sustainability Strategies & Innovation’, the GLOBE 2014 agenda ... keep reading
Written by Lindsey Horne yesterday, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Economics, Emissions, Energy Saving, Events, Green energy, Industry & Business, Smart Growth, Water
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released the 2012 Renewable Energy Data Book on behalf of the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The annual report is an important assessment of U.S. energy statistics for 2012, including renewable electricity, worldwide renewable energy development, clean ... keep reading
A curious study by scientists at Queen Mary University of London and Imperial College London has found that the music that inspires so many of us may exercise too also makes solar panels work better. The high frequencies and pitch found in pop and rock music cause vibrations that enhanced ... keep reading
After three years of construction, Africa’s largest wind farm is now producing electricity for Ethiopia. As the second most populous nation in the continent, the east African nation has been investigating new sources of energy that will increase the supply of electricity to the grid and reduce the country ... keep reading
Straw from agriculture could play an important role in the future energy mix for Germany. Up until now it has been underutilised as a biomass residue and waste material. These were the conclusions of a study conducted by the TLL (Thueringian regional institute for agriculture), the DBFZ (German biomass research ... keep reading
Written by Tilo Arnhold, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, original article: Renewable Energy World. last month, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Green energy
(Image Courtesy of Julie Chen) There is no denying that the solar industry is growing at an incredible rate. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) estimates 723 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaic (PV) capacity was installed in the first quarter of 2013, representing a 33% increase in deployment levels over the ... keep reading
Properties with enhanced green credentials will have increased marketability, as property investors and businesses become increasingly more knowledgeable about the environmental and social impacts of the built environment, according to a new report The report, Creating a Better World: The Case For Green Buildings, by UK investment company M&G ... keep reading
More electric vehicles (EVs) are hitting Australia’s roads, and more public charging stations are being installed to support them. What is missing, however, is an Australian standard or even a recommendation for charging connectors – the plug that joins the car to the charging station. W hen we started Australia ... keep reading
In 2008, Hurricane Ike took the Houston area by storm, leaving 2.15 million people without power. The experience led Seamus "Shay" Curran, a professor of physics at the University of Houston and director of UH's Institute for NanoEnergy, to create "Storm Cell" -- an off-grid, portable solar generator that ... keep reading
The city of Houston has agreed to purchase half its electricity from renewable sources. That will make Houston the largest municipal purchaser of renewable energy in the nation, according to the city, which cited estimates from the Environmental Protection Agency. “Houston is already known as the energy capital of the ... keep reading
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