2019 promises to be an exciting year for clean tech. An increasing number of countries, companies and regions are embracing sustainable energy generation and the landscape is rapidly evolving.Here are 6 renewable energy trends to watch in the coming year.
An innovative form of ocean energy generation is set to go into commercial production after a crowdfunding round raised £7 million ($8.97 million).
A visionary engineer and his two-person company have a plan to pave the country’s roads with small, durable and slip-resistant solar panels.
The world’s leading climate scientists have warned there is only a dozen years for global warming to be kept to a maximum of 1.5C, beyond which even half a degree will significantly worsen the risks of drought, floods, extreme heat and poverty for hundreds of millions of people.
It’s global warming that will hurt the economy in red states, not a carbon tax.
Geothermal energy is currently believed to be one of the most advantageous sources of energy. Not only is it a renewable type of energy but is also present in most areas, outperforming even some conventional sources in many aspects.
America’s technology corporate giants have led the corporate renewables procurement trend, but two of the biggest names in tech just reached a new mark: Apple and Google are now both 100% powered by renewable energy.
Stuttgart’s location in a valley basin, its mild climate, low wind speeds, industrial activity and high volume of traffic has made it susceptible to poor air quality. Development on the valley slopes has prevented air from moving through the city, which worsens the air quality and contributes to the urban heat island effect.
Falling costs, Chinese dominance and competition in battery technology are some of the main developments to monitor in 2018.
A review of all the headlines published by Renewable Energy World this year revealed many interesting trends in the global renewable energy marketplace. Ten trends, however, stand out as being major stories to watch in 2017.