Far from high-tech Silicon Valley or hipster Austin, Texas, the largest all-electric car-sharing service is being built.
If your second guess is Portland or Brooklyn, keep guessing…and moving inland. Indianapolis, the nation’s twelfth largest city, will install 1,200 charging stations…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/unlikely-city-claims-largest-electric-car-share-and-moving-inland-indianapolis-the-nations-twelfth-largest-city/ clean energy, Department of Energy, electric car-sharing, electric cars, Electric Vehicles, Electricity, Energy Systems Network (ESN), fuels, Largest Electric Car, Renewables, Transportation, universities and large companies
At a recent event on renewable energy choices, a proud homeowner showed a picture of his gleaming new rooftop PV array, and pointed out that he’d chopped down all the trees on his lot to make sure nothing got in the way of his roof.
I chuckled, having just planted some trees to save money…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/are-solar-panels-worth-the-cost-recent-event-on-renewable-energy-choices/ Efficiency, Electricity, energy efficiency, Green Business, new rooftop PV, reduction program, renewable energy, Renewables, Solar Panels, Solar Power, trees
Momentum is building for shared renewable energy in California. Late last week the two bills we’ve been following there, SB 43 and AB 1014, passed with strong margins in their chambers of origin — marking the first time this legislation has moved beyond committee to pass in either…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/california-shared-renewable-energy-bills-gain-momentum-both-senator-alex-padilla-and-several-utilities/ California, customers, Electricity Grid, Energy and Economy, Environment, environmental, especially renters, Hydropower, News, Politics & Legislation, Renewables, renewables energy supply, shared renewables, Utilities, worldwide renewables energy
About 17% of our worldwide energy consumption comes from renewables. And that share has not increased in recent years.
However, in coming years, wind energy and solar energy will probably bring that share of renewables up. Though the possibilities vary a lot by country. For instance, Iceland is…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/renewable-energy-in-numbers-infographic-comes-from-renewables-wind-energy-and-solar-energy/ Biofuels, Energy, Energy Collective Exclusive, Geothermal Energy, Hydro Power, INFOGRAPHIC, renewable energy supply, Renewables, renewables energy supply, Solar Power, Sustainability, Wind, wind energy and solar energy, worldwide energy
The utility industry gets much attention about sector-wide disruptions triggered by new Smart Grid regulatory policy, technology, and financial drivers on the path to grid modernization. But the insurance sector is also facing real challenges on two fronts – dealing with the downsides of…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/national-renewable-energy-policy-would-benefit-the-insurance-policy-industry-by-new-smart-grid-regulatory-policy-technology-and-financial-drivers/ Climate, climate change, distributed energy resources (DER), Energy and Economy, Energy Policy, Energy Storage, Environment, extreme weather, Finance, National Energy Policy, Politics & Legislation, renewable Energy Insurance Policy, Renewable Energy Insurance Training Kit, renewable generation, Renewables, Smart Grid
The fight to bring cheaper, clean energy to Georgia is uniting some unlikely allies. Renewable energy advocates and leaders of the Atlanta Tea Party are taking on utility giant Southern Co., and its subsidiary Georgia Power, over resisting the call to expand its development of solar energy.
As…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/tea-party-takes-on-utility-over-lack-of-solar-energy-climate-progress/ Atlanta Press Club, Cleantech, Efficiency, Electricity Grid, Energy and Economy, Finance, Georgia Power, Politics & Legislation, Progress Georgia Power, Public Service Commission, renewable energy, Renewables, solar energy, Solar Energy Climate, Solar Panels, Solar Power, tea party, Tea Party Takes, Utilities