Policy, investment and markets Features for May 2012
Which energy technology really is the most economical, cost-effective solution for the long term? Gail Rajgor continues her foray into the real costs of renewable energy by looking at some case studies...
25 May, 2012
A draft version of the UK’s Energy Bill was released with much fanfare this week, in the hope of advancing the government’s plans to shake up the electricity market and attract £110 billion in investment in low carbon energy.
25 May, 2012
Which energy technology really is the most economical, cost-effective solution for the long term? Gail Rajgor continues her foray into the real costs of renewable energy – looking closer at wind power.
17 May, 2012
UK: Miles Thomas, operations director for Savills Energy, welcomes Queen Speech confirmation of sustainable incentives to green energy projects...
16 May, 2012
Long a region of vast potential - but lagging in concrete action - Latin America’s renewable landscape is finally starting to take shape.
16 May, 2012
A bitter and long-running legal challenge to block a world-first standard to reduce the carbon intensity of transport fuels will be ruled on by a Californian appeals court this summer...
15 May, 2012
March 2012: Our regular column, written by the Energy Industries Council, reports on project development in the renewable energy marketplace.
10 May, 2012
Research over the past two years – undertaken by CambridgeIP – has shown steady progress in making desalination technologies more energy efficient, as well as increasing the maturity of direct integration technologies.
09 May, 2012
Water systems around the world are under increasing pressure due to demands from continued industrialisation and urbanisation; growing populations; and increasing pressure on agricultural systems. This is driving the early stages of a revolution in the technologies and business models used in the water industry. Desalination is already part of this mix, but could the technologies' high demand for energy open up a new market for renewable energy technologies?
08 May, 2012
Comment: Solar Energy has the potential to re-energise India’s economy by creating millions of new jobs, achieve energy independence, reduce the trade deficit and propel India forward as a ‘green nation’. In short, solar offers too many benefits for India to ignore or delay its development.
02 May, 2012
Part 2. Could a new type of insurance provide a helping hand for emerging renewable projects?
01 May, 2012