Investment in improving the energy efficiency of buildings is widely acknowledged as a high-potential and cost-effective means of improving Europe’s Energy security, reducing operating costs, reducing CO2 Emissions and creating jobs. Studies have indicated that such investment is one of…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/soalr/italy-energy-performance-contracts-fund-energy-efficiency-eu-energy-and-climate-change-objectives-energy-efficiency/ 2020 target, Climate, CO2 Emissions, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, energy efficiency standards, Green Building, Politics & Legislation, Sustainability, Utilities
Socially responsible companies are always top tier in my mind, and I consider Siemens as one of the most reputable and environmentally-conscious companies. With their dedication to sustainability, it comes as no surprise that they would raise awareness and teach people about new forms of energy…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/power-matrix-raising-awareness-about-new-energy-through-gaming-brainpower-sustinable-resources/ corporate strategy, economics and engineering, efficient solutions, Energy, Energy and Economy, energy research, energy research department, energy technologies, Power Matrix, Rollercoaster Tycoon, Sustainability
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
Coal’s worst slump in seven years has failed to deter GVK Group and Adani Enterprises Ltd. (ADE) from pressing ahead with a $21 billion bet on Australia’s Galilee Basin as other companies shelve projects amid rising costs.
GVK, controlled by India’s GV Krishna Reddy, plans to have…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/energy-finance/australia-lures-21-billion-bet-on-coal-rebound-energy-markets-deter-gvk-group-and-adani-enterprises-ltd-ade/ Adani Enterprises Ltd. (ADE), Australia & New Zealand, Australia Lures, Commodities, Energy, Energy Industry, energy markets, Environment, France, Italy, Stocks, Sustainability
80.6% of the total energy consumption of the world still comes from fossil fuels. And this percentage hasn’t changed much in recent years. This might come as a surprise since climate change and sustainability seem to rank quite high on the international agenda.
Last year, the Doha…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/our-energy-use-in-numbers-infographic-worlds-countries-for-the-united-nations-framework-convention-on-climate-change/ Climate, climate change, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, energy supply, Finance, Fossil Fuels, fuels, INFOGRAPHIC, Renewables, Sustainability, United Nations Framework Convention
Concerned about the availability and sustainability of water resources now and in the future, experts from around the world have gathered in Bonn, Germany to “synthesize major global water research achievements in the last decade and help assemble the scientific foundations to articulate a…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/bonn-addressing-climate-change-threats-to-water-in-the-anthropocene-a-capstone-event-for-the-global-water-systems-project-gwsp/ Agriculture, anthropocene, capstone event, Climate, climate change policy, Environment, GWSP, International Climate Conferences, lobal Water Systems Project, Risk Management, Sustainability, Water, water scarcity
Renewable energy is ideologically very attractive. After all, who would not want clean and “free” energy for everyone forever? Such ideological perfection can easily switch off the critical thinking of environmentally conscious individuals and this is exactly what we are seeing at…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/the-renewable-energy-reality-clean-and-free-energy-for-everyone-forever/ Carbon and De-carbonization, carbon capture and storage (ccs), Cleantech, Climate, climate change policy, energy for everyone forever, Environmental Policy, nuclear energy, Politics & Legislation, Renewables, Sustainability, The Renewable Energy Reality clean