Sharp Off-Grid Renewables Focus At Manila IOREC

International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference and Exhibition, Manila, June 16, 2014 (IRENA) The efforts of the fledgling—but remarkably effective—International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference and Exhibition are paying off again this week. To more than 400 IOREC delegates in Manila, the International Renewable Energy Agency, Asian Development Bank, and Alliance for … [continued]

Scottish Electricity Generation Plan Underway

  A new Scottish Government report has made it clear that the country can make its targets of meeting the country’s electricity needs by 2020 from renewables and thermal generation progressively fitted with carbon capture and storage. The Scottish Government aims to develop an electricity generation mix built around four … [continued]

Fossil Fuel Subsidies Still Too High

Big oil gets big money from the government – as CleanTechnica readers may remember, $4 billion was awarded to big oil in the form of tax breaks in 2011 alone. Given that subsidies worldwide rose to at least $470 billion worldwide in 2010 – according to International Energy Agency analysts – that is perhaps more surprising than it should be.

PACE Comes to Florida

PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) financing is one of the most exciting clean energy topics of the past few years. It is also one of the hottest topics to keep an eye on, I think. I’m not the only one who thinks so, though — Harvard Business Review has named … [continued]