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EWF’s Blockchain For Electricity Is Building Its Foundation

October 20th, 2018 | by Michael Barnard

EWF appears to be positioning itself wisely and carefully in the emerging blockchain-for-energy space. It's not trying to boil the ocean, it's aligning itself with the regulated marketplace for electricity and it's partnering with serious organizations.


The Global CDM Hydro Hall of Shame

February 20th, 2012 | by Katy Yan

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is meant to catalyze climate-friendly and sustainable projects in low-income countries. Instead, it’s provided massive [&hellip


Three Israeli Innovations that Could Power U.S. Renewables

October 27th, 2011 | by Silvio Marcacci

Renewable energy’s growth and competition for market share with fossil fuels has increased the need to develop new innovations – but that doesn’t always happen in our backyard. Some of the most cutting-edge energy inventions are happening in Israel, and they could have major implications for renewables in America. As part of energyNOW!’s “Israel Connection” series, chief correspondent Tyler Suiters explored how discoveries half a world away could revolutionize the way we generate clean energy


The Hydropower Industry Needs Standards, not Scorecards, to be Sustainable

June 22nd, 2011 | by Zachary Hurwitz

The International Hydropower Association (IHA) just launched the "Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol" at its bi-yearly Congress in the town of Foz do Iguaçú, Brazil, last week. The Protocol is in reality only a scorecard that rewards hydropower companies and financiers with a greenwashed stamp of approval; it does not represent a true step towards the actual practice of sustainability in the sector


Brazil to Triple Renewable Energy by 2020 (Focus on Wind)

June 9th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Germany, South Korea, Japan, and China aren't the only countries looking to up step on the renewable energy pedal. Brazil, another major world economy, has also recently announced big renewable energy plans. A new national 10-year plan from Brazil shows that the country will triple its use of renewable energy by 2020 and that a lot of that energy will be wind energy.


World Water Day: 60 Posts on Water & Cleantech

March 22nd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Today is world water day. We've written quite a number of posts on different ways water is connected to cleantech and clean energy. Rather than write a whole new post on one or two aspects of this, I've decided to do a compilation piece. The following are articles on CleanTechnica (and a few from our sister site Planetsave) on some of the connections between cleantech and water



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