The Navy got its first ever solar powered electric vehicle charging station last week, and though it’s a drop in the bucket compared to the Navy’s overall fuel consumption it is yet another demonstration of a slow but steady transition out of petroleum dependency by the US military. The news…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/electric-vehicle/us-navy-opens-first-solar-electric-vehicle-ev-charging-station-opens-closes-last-coal-power-plant/ Carbon and De-carbonization, Cleantech, coal fired power plants, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, Energy Security, ev charging stations, Finance, natural gas, News, Solar Power, solar powered electric vehicle charging station, Sustainability, u.s. navy, very last coal power plant
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We’re just five months into 2013, and we’ve already seen a number of new records in cleantech deployment. Here are five recent stories worth highlighting.
Renewables Power Portugal Into 2013
In the first quarter of this year, Portugal got 70 percent of its electricity from…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/soalr/five-cleantech-milestones-worth-celebrating-video-solar-pv-now-installed-worldwide/ Cleantech, Efficiency, Electricity, energy investment, Finance, germany solar power, Green Business, Renewables, Solar Power, Solar PV Now Installed Worldwide, technology deployment, Wind
Peter O’Donnell, European Affairs journalist for viEUws – the EU Policy Broadcaster, is joined by Tom Hanney, Irish Ambassador to the EU, to discuss the Indirect Land Use Change Proposal (ILUC).
In the Environment Council, there are very divergent views concerning ILUC, especially…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/videos/eu-biofuels-and-indirect-land-use-change-proposal-ilucvideo/ (ILUC), Agriculture, Biofuels, biofuels production, Cap-and-Trade, Carbon and De-carbonization, Cleantech, Climate, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, Energy Security, Environmental Policy, eu, Indirect Land Use Change Proposal, Politics & Legislation, Renewables
First off, I’m very excited about a new conference Greentech Media and I are teaming up on. In Menlo Park in September, we’re going to host a crowd of limited partners, family offices, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and other industry participants for the first “NextWave…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/define-significant-cleantech-investment-and-deployment-first-nextwave-greentech-investing/ Carbon and De-carbonization, clean energy innovation, Cleantech, Climate, Efficiency, Electricity, Energy and Economy, energy investment, Finance, Green Business, new conference Greentech Media, Renewables, technology deployment
The Cost of Wind Energy: Part II renewable electricity was less expensive than nuclear generated electricity,
In Part I, we explored past and present wind costs and noted rapid inflation. This was the first step in an exploration of David Roberts’ claim that renewable electricity was less expensive than nuclear generated electricity, but there are many other factors that I did not touch on or…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/wind-2/the-cost-of-wind-energy-part-ii-renewable-electricity-was-less-expensive-than-nuclear-generated-electricity/ cost effectiveness, Cost of Wind Energy, Efficiency, Electricity Grid, Energy Demand, Finance, nuclear generated electricity, Nuclear Power, renewable electricity, Storage, Utilities, Wind, wind energy industry
Making Buildings Part of the Smart Grid Solution Gridwise Architecture Council hosted first international Transactive Energy Conference
A very important conference occurred in Portland, Oregon last week – the Gridwise Architecture Council hosted the first international Transactive Energy Conference. The topic of transactive energy is so new that there’s no formal definition yet, but as the author of the Smart Grid…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/making-buildings-part-of-the-smart-grid-solution-gridwise-architecture-council-hosted-first-international-transactive-energy-conference/ Cleantech, distributed energy resources (DER), Efficiency, Electricity, energy innovation, first international Transactive Energy Conference, grid infrastructure, Gridwise Architecture Council, Risk Management, smart buildings, Smart Grid, Smart Grid Dictionary
Solar Energy PV Market to Grow to $155 Billion in 2018 new research report from Lux Research predicts
A new research report from Lux Research predicts that the solar photovoltaic market is expected to grow to a $155 billion industry by 2018, “as market forces engineer a turnaround to a healthy 10.5% compound annual growth rate (CAGR).”
The report produced a “most likely scenario” in…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/soalr/solar-energy-pv-market-to-grow-to-155-billion-in-2018-new-research-report-from-lux-research-predicts/ Cleantech, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, energy investment, Finance, Green Business, Lux Research predicts, new research report, News, PV Market to Grow, solar energy, Solar Power, solar pv market