Two questions for you: how many countries in the world source their electricity 100% from renewable sources? And which major European nation that is well-endowed with renewable energy resources, is the worst at exploiting them?
The answers can be gleaned from the recently…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/eu-100-percent-renewable-energy-is-here-updated-international-energy-statistics-of-electricity-generation-from-the-energy-information-administration-eia/ Electricity, electricity generation, Energy and Economy, Energy Information Administration (EIA), enewable energy resources, eu, International Energy Statistics, renewable energy, renewable sources, Solar Power, US Department of Energy, 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
Offshore wind power may yet not match the overall strength of onshore wind, but the industry is on course grow rapidly to become an €130 billion global market by 2020.
Global offshore wind market image via Roland Berger
A new report from industry consultants Roland Berger, “Offshore Wind…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/offshore-wind-energy-in-europe-e130-billion-market-by-2020/ Energy and Economy, energy investment, eu, Finance, Global Markets, Green Business, innovation, offshore wind, Tech, Wind, Wind Energy in Europe, Wind Toward 2020
Sonja van Renssen, leading environment journalist for viEUws – the EU Policy Broadcaster, provides a story on the future of an EU Shale Gas Policy, with an overview of how the US is conducting its own shale gas policy.
Last March, the European Commission launched a Green Paper with the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/videos/can-europe-join-the-shale-gas-revolution-video-european-commission-launched-a-green-paper-with-the-2030-goals-for-energy-and-climate/ coal fired power plants, Energy and Economy, Energy Security, Environment, Environmental Policy, eu, EU Policy Broadcaster, EU Shale Gas Policy, natural gas, Politics & Legislation, Shale gas, Tech, Water
Sonja van Renssen, leading environment journalist for viEUws – the EU Policy Broadcaster, is joined by David Neslin, former director of the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (the government agency that regulates all oil and gas development in the state of Colorado), to…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/shale-gas-development-need-not-cost-environment-video-colorado-oil-gas-conservation-commission/ Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission, Energy, Energy Security, Environment, Environmental Policy, eu, EU Policy Broadcaster, fracking and water, fuels, natural gas, Politics & Legislation, Shale gas, Tech, Water
Already Brussels is looking beyond 2020 for its climate and energy targets, with the European institutions in recent weeks endorsing 2030 goals and opening public consultation on the 2030 policy framework.
Leading questions include – what type, nature and level of climate and energy…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/europes-2020-energy-vision-and-beyond-recent-weeks-endorsing-2030-goals-and-opening-public-consultation/ 2020 target, Carbon and De-carbonization, Climate, climate and energy targets, Energy and Economy, Energy Policy, Environmental Policy, eu, European institutions, News, Politics & Legislation, Sustainability
Following a Communication from the European Commission (EC) last November, assessing the state of play of the internal energy market, to be completed by 2014, the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (INTRE) will vote on its own report in May. The EC’s document…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/completing-the-european-internal-energy-market-video-the-european-commission-ec/ Energy and Economy, energy market, Energy Security, Environmental Policy, eu, European Commission (EC), European Internal Energy, European Parliament, fuels, Industry, INTRE, Politics & Legislation, Research and Energy, Risk Management
The newest European Union (EU) statistics from Eurostat show its member nations are on track to meet their renewables targets but will need a new policy boost to keep up the pace.
Watching the EU’s cumulative progress toward its “triple twenty by 2020” targets is important because…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/eu-on-track-to-meet-2020-clean-energy-targets-but-newest-european-union-eu-statistics-from-eurostat-show/ 2020 target, Carbon and De-carbonization, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, energy efficiency, Environment, eu, European Union (EU), Finance, Germany energy policy, Greentech Media (GTM), Politics & Legislation, Renewables, Smart Grid, solar, Transportation, Wind
Environment ministers met in Brussels last week unable to agree on the European Commission’s proposal to limit production of biofuels made from food crops.
The Commission declared in October that it would revise legislation to limit production of these “first generation” biofuels…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/eu-tension-over-biofuels-cap-intensifies-made-from-food-crops/ Agriculture, Biofuels, biofuels production, Bloomberg’s recent New Energy Finance, BNEF, Environment, Environmental Policy, eu, Finance, renewable fuel, Sustainability