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Category Archives: Energy Efficiency
Jeremy Grantham’s latest quarterly thought piece is out. It’s terrific reading as usual. “Our global economy, reckless in its use of all resources and natural systems, shows many of the indicators of potential failure that brought down so many civilizations … Continue reading
The Outlook for Energy is ExxonMobil’s long-term view of our shared energy future. They develop the Outlook annually to assess future trends in energy supply, demand and technology to help guide the long-term investments.
This year’s Outlook reveals a number of key ﬁndings about how we use energy, how much we will need in the future and what types of fuels will meet demand. Continue reading
An audacious plan to lay a multibillion-dollar wind power transmission spine under the seabed from southern Virginia to the New York City area will take a step forward on Tuesday with an announcement of plans for the first leg, a … Continue reading
Food, water, energy and metals are the drivers of industrial, economic and social growth. As the world’s population rises and the clamor for higher living standards gets louder, so too the struggle for resource access intensifies. This crisis for mankind … Continue reading
Steve Howard, chief sustainability officer at IKEA Group, told reporters that the company aims to meet 70 per cent of its energy demand “from renewable energy [installations] we own and operate” within three years, adding that “we’ll expand that from 2015 to 2020 to 100 per cent”.
The company has already installed more than 342,000 solar panels on stores and other buildings and has committed to own and operate 180MW of wind energy capacity across five countries, including its purchase of a 12.3MW wind farm in Scotland last year.
Howard said up to €1.5bn is set to be invested in solar and wind energy projects through to 2015, up from an initial €590m, in order to help meet the new targets. Continue reading
and here’s another one to stimulate your thoughts and decisions this week
Peak oilists, who gather every year at ASPO-USA, are happy that mainstream media and politicians are acknowledging the concept of diminishing production. Former BP Chief Petroleum Engineer Jeremy Gilbert just gave an excellent presentation that responds to every argument against peak … Continue reading
by MICHAEL LIEBREICH, BLOOMBERG NEW ENERGY FINANCE These are difficult years for the clean energy sector. A few years ago it seemed to be entering a golden age of limitless growth and infinite potential, the arrival of a new age … Continue reading
A new US wind power record was set on April 15, as Colorado winds produced nearly 57 percent of the electricity flowing through Xcel Energy’s transmission lines. Reaching the mark demonstrates that it is indeed possible for U.S. utilities to … Continue reading