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.
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.
Swiss voters backed the government’s plan to provide billions of dollars in subsidies for renewable energy, ban new nuclear plants and help bail out struggling utilities in a binding referendum on Sunday.
A new report released by WWF-Australia says Australia can be powered on 100% renewables with the same levels of reliability that we enjoy today.
Companies are starting to take the lead in the drive toward decarbonisation.
2015 was also the highest ever for installation of renewable power capacity, with 64GW of wind and 57GW of solar PV commissioned during the year, an increase of nearly 30% over 2014.
Australia is well placed to reduce emissions at low cost because the costs of carbon-free technologies such as wind and solar have fallen significantly in recent years.
The Drake Landing Solar Community (DLSC) is a master planned neighbourhood in the Town of Okotoks, Alberta, Canada that has successfully integrated Canadian energy efficient technologies with a renewable, unlimited energy source – the sun.
The mission of GIMA Szolnok Industrial Park Ltd is to create an advanced company environment.
Liming Qiao of the Global Wind Energy Council analyses the current status of the wind power market in China and examines future trends. In 2011 China led the global annual wind power market again, by adding 17.631 MW of a new wind capacity and cementing its place as the world’s leading wind market with a total of 62.364 MW.