Renewables better investment than oil and gas, says Gulf body

Green Prophet

News that Saudi Arabia wouldn’t like to hear: Renewable energy is the most competitive form of power generation in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, according to a new report published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Energy

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South Korea Building 2.5 GW Offshore Wind Farm

Wind Power Ninja

The wind farm will be built off the southwestern coast of South Korea will include about 500 turbines and is expected to be completed by 2019. The government has committed to a five-year plan that will see it investing $36 billion in renewable energy to help it to become more energy independent and to stake its claim in the renewable energy market. South Korea is getting into the wind power game with a bold, 2.5 GW project will cost about $8.2 billion to build.

Off-Grid, Clean Energy Access For All

Sierra Club Compass

Today, the Sierra Club is releasing a new report –-  Clean Energy Services For All (CES4All)  -- showing that off-grid clean energy is the right tool for the energy access job. residential market for solar in 2013 was only $3.76

The World’s First Rural Feed-In Tariff?

Sierra Club Compass

How do we move clean energy access beyond just a light bulb? With millions of dollars in new investment capping a record year for beyond the grid solar markets, that’s the question many are now asking. Energy Solutions International

The World’s First Rural Feed-In Tariff?

Sierra Club Compass

How do we move clean energy access beyond just a light bulb? With millions of dollars in new investment capping a record year for beyond the grid solar markets, that’s the question many are now asking. This record investment is building markets, starting with pico solar products like lanterns, from the bottom up. That’s why it’s important for policymakers interested in expanding clean energy access to become intimately familiar with what an RFIT is.

The Thin Green Line Is Stopping Coal and Oil in Their Tracks

Sightline Daily

“Everybody outside the Northwest thinks that’s where energy projects go to die.” ” “Everybody outside the Northwest thinks that’s where energy projects go to die.” Big energy projects have faced delays, uncertainty, mounting costs…and then failure.

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