July 27th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard
Wind covering Delaware is like the patch of solar panels in the Sahara. All primary energy will be supplied by renewable sources in a few decades. Petroleum, coal and natural gas won't be used as primary energy sources except in rare and tiny cases
July 2nd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
What do you do with a decommissioned super tanker? Here are a few ideas, some practical, some less so.
May 2nd, 2019 | by World Resources Institute
It’s easy to lose sight of good news amid the barrage of negative stories about the threats facing the ocean—everything from growing plastic pollution to dying coral reefs. However, there is a lot to celebrate when you look more closely at ocean-related developments
March 30th, 2019 | by World Resources Institute
Green infrastructure like healthy forests, wetlands and coral reefs can cheaply and effectively enhance the performance of traditional built, or “gray infrastructure.”
March 20th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
A group of British industry, university, and local government leaders have launched a new collaboration to establish a Low Carbon Industrial Cluster in the North West of England intended to serve as a world-first example to others in the UK and around the world
January 16th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Though global clean energy investment again exceeded $300 billion for the fifth year in a row in 2018, it was nevertheless down on 2017 figures to $332.1 billion, hovering around the same mark as 2016 which was also down on the year previous.
January 14th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Abundance Investment, the UK's leading peer-to-peer ethical investment company, announced last week that it has closed its largest fund-raise to date, securing £7 million for Scottish tidal energy company Orbital Marine Power for the construction of what will be the world's most powerful tidal stream turbine.
January 13th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK Government on Tuesday finally proposed what amounts to relatively mediocre guidelines intended to support the development of small-scale renewable energy technologies by ensuring remuneration for any and all electricity generated that is supplied to the grid by small-scale generators.
January 9th, 2019 | by Tina Casey
The US Dept. of Energy bets another $25 million on marine energy R&D, eyeballing a potential clean power payoff of 1,400 terrawatt-hours per year
October 29th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
The City of Taipei, Taiwan, has joined forces with Tesla to establish a new 1.5 hectare hub to help local startups find footing and get training for new energy ventures in the city
September 24th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The Canadian government has allocated $23 million to DP Energy to develop tidal power in the Bay of Fundy that will use turbines from Scotrenewables and Andritz.
September 19th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
UK-based tidal power turbine manufacturer SIMEC Atlantis Energy last week unveiled the designs for its latest and soon to be the world's largest single-rotor tidal turbine, the 2 megawatt (MW)
August 24th, 2018 | by Michael Barnard
Almost all existing fossil fuel and nuclear generation assets are coming to end-of-life by 2050. They will have to be replaced. Academic studies show clearly that renewables will replace them close to 100% of the time
August 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Scotrenewables Tidal Power's 2 megawatt (MW) floating tidal stream turbine has set yet another record, posting over 3 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of renewable electricity generation in its first year of testing at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, Scotland --- more power than that which was generated by the country's entire wave and tidal energy sectors in the previous twelve years
August 19th, 2018 | by Andy Miles
Dale Vince, the founder and Managing Director of Ecotricity, gave this interview on 16th November 2017, and I am very pleased to present the third part of it here
July 11th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
UK tidal power company Tidal Lagoon Power has this week struck back at the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, saying that its recent decision not to support the 320 megawatt (MW) Swansea Tidal Lagoon project in Wales and its statement on tidal lagoons as a whole was "designed to mislead" and was "a manifest distortion of the truth."
July 9th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Welsh wave power company Marine Power Systems announced last week that it had successfully installed its prototype WaveSub wave energy converter at the English marine test centre FaBTest, marking another step in the evolution of the company's technology.
June 26th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK's Business Secretary Greg Clark announced on Monday that the Government will not back the £1.3 billion, 320 megawatt (MW) Swansea Tidal Lagoon project in Wales, a move which has been described as "deeply disappointing" given the "massive potential" tidal lagoons have for providing clean electricity.
June 11th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Research at Texas A&M is making magnetic gears for wind turbines and wave power machines possible, lowering initial costs and improving long term reliability.
May 1st, 2018 | by Tina Casey
A newly announced $23 million round of funding aims at shepherding in the next generation of low cost, high efficiency marine energy technology