Project finds floating wind turbines cost effectiveEnergy Saving Trust | 12 Oct 2010
Offshore floating wind turbines could be built across the UK's shoreline after a project found that the renewable energy technology is cost effective. A research project by the Energy Technologies Institute and an energy consortium found that floating wind turbines situated in deep water can generate a large amount of energy through stronger and more consistent wind speeds.
Three Gorges water plan postponedBBC | 05 Nov 2009
A plan to allow the Three Gorges Dam's reservoir to reach its full height is delayed due to lack of water, officials say.
Green energy goal to boost EU jobs, economy: studyYahoo! News | 02 Jun 2009
The European Union will boost economies and create an additional 410,000 jobs if the bloc meets its target of getting one fifth of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, a new report shows.
Huge Bolivian glacier disappearsBBC | 12 May 2009
One of Bolivia's most famous glaciers, once the world's highest ski run, has almost disappeared, scientists say.
Fuel-cell car rally opens Norway's hydrogen highwayYahoo! News | 11 May 2009
Norway opened a 560 kilometer (350 mile) "hydrogen highway" on Monday with more than a dozen hydrogen-powered cars rallying along a scenic route between its capital city Oslo and North Sea oil hub Stavanger.
Stimulus plan seeks to boost wind and solar energy Yahoo! News | 23 Feb 2009
(Reuters) - The $787 billion (542 billion pounds) stimulus package to help revive the U.S. economy includes billions of dollars in tax breaks, financial incentives, loan guarantees and grants to boost wind and solar energy.
Biofuels bottom of the heap in impact studySCIDEV.NET | 07 Jan 2009
An ambitious attempt to rank future energy sources according to myriad repercussions of their use has found biofuels to be the most undesirable option.
U.S. carbon output slower than thought by 2030: EIAYahoo! News | 17 Dec 2008
U.S. energy-related emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide by 2030 will be 9.4 percent less than forecast last year as renewable energy develops and prices cut demand, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.
Climate change experts 'lose faith' in renewable technologyGuardian Unlimited | 10 Dec 2008
Support for renewable energy technology to fight global warming is weakening in the face of worldwide economic problems and the true scale of the carbon reductions required, a survey published today has suggested.
U.S. greenhouse gas emissions rose 1.4 percent in '07Yahoo! News | 03 Dec 2008
U.S. emissions of gases blamed for warming the planet rose 1.4 percent last year as acute weather pushed consumers to crank up heaters and air conditioners and cut output from hydropower generation, the federal Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.
Report questions value of carbon-offset dealsYahoo! News | 02 Dec 2008
Europe's greenhouse gas market has shown that investments by rich countries into clean-energy projects in poor nations are not always the best way to cut emissions blamed for global warming, the investigative arm of the U.S. Congress reported on Tuesday.
Green energy plans to be announcedThis is London | 23 Nov 2008
The Environment Agency will this week announce plans to produce enough green energy on its sites to power a city the size of York.
California Study Shows High Cost Of Renewable PowerPlanet Ark | 10 Nov 2008
LOS ANGELES - If California expands its renewable power generation to be a third of electricity delivered in the state by 2020, it may cost $60 billion, the state's utility regulator said in a report issued on Thursday.