The World-Market Status special report – Although still relatively small, the geothermal market has shown strong growth in 2015, and some favorable condition may soon give it a boost. The pacific “ring of fire” countries are the sole manufacturers of geothermal power, with the US leading as the biggest single producer of electricity from geothermal energy.
25 November, 2015
The World-Market Status special report – Using a variety of technologies to convert organic matter into fuel, biomass is a widely used renewable energy source in the global market. Nevertheless, the primary markets for biomass are changing, and while transport fuels stabilise, heat and electricity are increasing.
24 November, 2015
The World-Market Status special report – After two years of reductions, the 2014 investments in renewables were increasing to the value of 310 billion USD – nearly reaching an all-time high. The renewable energy markets are shifting significantly towards the emerging markets, and hydropower continues as the largest renewable technology with nearly 3 times the cumulated capacity of the second player, the wind sector.
23 November, 2015
The use of virtual reality technology can change people’s perspectives on wind energy, suggests Anne Schipper from Dutch wind energy consultancy Bosch & Van Rijn.
19 November, 2015
“Energy efficiency” is undoubtedly a watchword in the telecoms and data centre industry. How can solar help?
10 November, 2015
Lee Gordon highlights some of the key legal issues relating to planning and construction work for renewable energy storage developments.
09 November, 2015