Entrepreneur, Mark Shorrock, says scheme could power 107,000 homes and generate 250MW of renewable energy
A project to power 107,000 homes using a tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay is seeking £10m of funding from the public.
The first of its kind in the UK, the scheme intends to generate up to…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/swansea-bay-tidal-lagoon-project-seeks-10m-funding-power-107000-homes-and-generate-250mw-of-renewable-energy/ Green Investment Bank, project to power, Renewable
Germany is moving forward to replace fossil fuels with renewables faster than most countries. But there is always pushback, most recently in the form of much media discourse about rising electricity prices spearheaded by the Federal Minister of Environment Peter Altmaier. Like many politicians,…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/learning-from-the-german-transition-to-renewable-energy-replace-fossil-fuels-with-renewables-faster-than-most-countries/
New Hampshire, USA – Nevada’s major public utility NV Energy announced Wednesday that it plans to shutter its four coal plants in southern Nevada and increase its investment in renewable energy and natural gas. Three of its coal plants will be shut down by 2014, and the fourth is…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/nevada-utility-to-shut-out-coal-embrace-renewables-southern-nevada-and-increase-its-investment-in-renewable-energy-and-natural-gas/
The public demand for alternative energies remains alive and well, based on a Gallup poll released last week that analyzes popular opinion on various sources of energy.
Gallup conducted random phone interviews of 1,022 Americans earlier in March, asking which source of energy production should…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/gallup-poll-shows-public-favor-of-renewable-energies/
The sun may finally be setting on Beyond Petroleum. Remember that? It was BP’s big push into renewable energy under former chief executive Lord Browne. By putting its US wind farm business up for sale this week, the company may be telling the world that an oil and gas producer has no…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/bp-and-wind-farms-the-sun-may-finally-be-setting-on-beyond-petroleum/
The UK government, along with the Mongolia British Chamber of Commerce, is organising a renewable energy and sustainable mining trade mission from 2-9 June 2013.
The mission coincides with the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator hosting the United Nations’ World Environment Day on 5 June.
A new report demonstrates that emissions markets can increase renewable energy, decrease greenhouse gases (GHGs) and grow the economy. The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is the first U.S. market-based regulatory program designed to reduce GHGs. RGGI is a cooperative effort among the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/emissions-market-to-grow-renewable-energy-and-reduce-greenhouse-gases/