“Sin City” Wants to be Good and Use Renewable Energy

Green Prophet

If you want to make forward-looking decisions, save money in the long run, and make an active contribution to climate and environmental protection, you can’t avoid renewable or green energy. Every day more and more households are trying to use renewable energy.

Gulf Nations Among Most Attractive Renewable Energy Markets

Green Prophet

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its neighbor the United Arab Emirates have been included in the Ernst & Young Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Indices, which evaluates the renewable energy markets of 40 countries across the globe. With large scale wind and solar projects already underway, both Gulf nations are adamant to diversify their energy mix with a sizable portion of renewables.


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Meet Morocco’s Renewable Energy Market at EneR in November

Green Prophet

Meet billions of dollars in human capital and renewable energy finance at the EneR event in November. Morocco to invest 8 billion Euros in renewables over the next 8 years. As the first Arab country to make a serious government commitment to renewables for the masses – 35 percent by 2040 - it has kept true to its promise of an impressive 8 billion Euro commitment in renewable energies and energy efficiency within the next 8 years, in 2020.

“Sin City” Casinos Want to Use Renewable Energy 

Green Prophet

If you want to make forward-looking decisions, save money in the long run, and make an active contribution to climate and environmental protection, you can’t avoid renewable or green energy. Every day more and more households are trying to use renewable energy.

Tres Amigas Proposes First Renewable Energy Market Hub

Green Living Ideas

Any potential central superstation would need to both connect stranded renewable sources to consumers on the other side of the continent [.] [ Tres Amigas Proposes First Renewable Energy Market Hub from Green Living Ideas ]. Tags: Alternative Energy American Superconductor renewable energy market hub superconductor electricity pipelines Tres Amigas triangular electricity pathway

Meet the “Miss Pakistan” of Renewable Energy

Green Prophet

In 2011, she’s using her beauty and smarts to build a sustainable renewable energy climate in Pakistan. In Pakistan she works with the Alternative Energy Development Board , the Ministry of the Environment, and with private businessmen focusing on climate change and renewable investments. Paracha started working in development at the United Nations in 2007 where she covered the renewable energy beat around the Middle East, Latin America, and South East Asia.

Turkish Architects Reveal Plans for Renewable Energy-Generating Mosque

Green Prophet

A mosque slated to be built in the western city of Bursa will produce 120 kilowatts of electricity from solar and wind energy, according to Turkish paper Hürriyet Daily News. First Turkish mosque designed to run on renewables. But Bursa’s mosque will be the first to be designed as a renewable energy producer/consumer. Read more about renewable energy in Turkey: Mosque in Turkey Goes Solar. Energy mosques renewable energy solar wind

A Career In Renewable Energy

Eco Friendly Daily

With dwindling sources of fossil fuels and the building momentum of bad press, there has never been a better time to turn to renewable energy sources. In fact, experts predict that the demand for clean and renewable energy shall rise by eight percent every year until 2030; this is excellent news for anyone thinking about breaking into the renewable energy market. But what renewable energies are there?

Power to the people: a revolution in Britain’s energy market

Green (Living) Review

Councils and social housing landlords unite to challenge dominance of Big Six suppliers The energy market is poised for a revolution as councils and social housing landlords across the UK prepare to take on the Big Six providers by supplying their own electricity. Initially, the new suppliers will look to sell electricity generated by other power companies but in the longer term many plan to produce their own energy, through renewable sources such as wind and solar.

Renewables 2014 Global Status Report Highlights Another Year of Impressive Renewable Energy Growth

Green (Living) Review

Worldwatch Institute researchers contribute to leading global study on renewable energy development Washington, D.C. Renewable energy technologies set new installation records as their contribution to the global energy mix continued to climb in 2013. Renewable power capacity jumped more than 8 percent in 2013, accounting for over 56 percent of net additions and now has the potential to account for over a fifth of world electricity generation.

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Global renewable energy is projected to rise by 50% in the next 5 years, IEA finds


The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently released its Renewables 2019 market forecast, detailing analysis on renewable energy and technologies. In the report, industry trends show that the world’s total renewable-based power capacity will grow by 50% in 5 years, increasing by 1.2 It was formed following the 1973 – 1974 oil crisis to help members respond to energy supply disruptions.

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On the Contrary World Bank President Dr. Kim, Renewable Energy is the future

Sierra Club Compass

In the 21st century, its hard to take anyone seriously who thinks coal, not clean energy, is the future for dynamic, emerging economies. Dr. Kim disparaged clean energy as incapable of powering development and even worse, suggested coal needed to remain on the table for the World Bank to be taken seriously.. The truth is clean energy is the future of energy access efforts with a $12 billion pot of gold awaiting those innovative enough to catalyze it.

E.ON dumps fossil fuels and nuclear, goes all-in on renewable energy

Green Blog

E.ON, which is one of Europe’s largest utility firms, has issued a “new corporate strategy” in which the energy giant lay out its plans to focus on renewable energy while spinning off its fossil fuel assets in a separate company. “We We are convinced that it’s necessary to respond to dramatically altered global energy markets, technical innovation, and more diverse customer expectations with a bold new beginning,” said E.ON

Reasons to Use a Business Energy Provider 

Green Prophet

Every home should feel like an eco oasis, and it can be done by saving energy. All businesses require energy to perform their daily functions. Finding the right energy deal can transform your business while helping you achieve your goals in the best way possible.

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Turning words into energy at ‘Powering the Middle East’ in Jordan

Green Prophet

This two day summit in Amman hosted by HRH Prince Assem Bin Nayef from Jordan will connect energy and water players in the private sector with government officials capable of turning words into real projects. Apart from the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) sponsored by Masdar in Abu Dhabi , few summits in the Middle East region are designed to not only talk about the issues but to act on them. Cities energy summit Middle East energy Powering the Middle East PPP renewable energy

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Meet 22,000 Megawatts of Clean Energy in Algeria this May

Green Prophet

The 6th electro, automation & energy event in Algiers is happening May 5 to 8. Interested in knowing more about renewable energy opportunities in North Africa and the Arab world? Then head to Algeria this May to meet a high profile group of decision makers and companies targeting the growing Algerian energy sector. Business & Politics Cleantech, Science & Technology Algeria Algiers green investing renewable energy Solar Energy

EneR Morocco is Window to Maghreb’s Shiny Energy Potential

Green Prophet

The free EneR event is a networking and investment platform for those interested in Morocco’s renewable energy markets happening later this month in Casablanca. Meander around the market in Fez and feel forever connected to Arabian Nights, or wind around the modern city of Casablanca for good food and pleasant chats with locals. Morocco’s link in the proposed Medgrid renewable energy project Morocco’s key role in the Desertec initiative (Dii).

Looks Like Desertec & Morocco’s Govt Might Join Hands

Green Prophet

The Moroccan government may lean on Desertec to meet its renewable energy commitments. The Desertec Industrial Initiative (DII) has signed a cooperation agreement with the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (Masen) to help enable exports of Morocco’s vast renewable energy reserves to Europe. The Desertec initiative is designed to develop North Africa’s latent renewable energy potential in part to secure Europe’s cleaner energy future.

Suntech Launches New Research Centre In Arava – INTERVIEW

Green Prophet

Following the inauguration of Suntech’s new research centre in Arava, we speak to their Chief Technology Officer (pictured centre) about the future of renewables in the Middle East. According to the Clean Energy Business Council, there are more than 150 renewable-energy projects under way right now in the Middle East and North Africa. Indeed, the region is gained something of a reputation for its increasing interest in renewables and particularly solar.

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First Solar Takes on More Serious Desertec Role

Green Prophet

First Solar has until recently participated as an associate partner of the Dii initiative designed to develop renewable energy projects throughout the Middle East and North Africa for eventual evacuation to Europe. But now one of the world’s most prolific renewable energy producers has taken on a more serious role as shareholder. Cleantech, Science & Technology clean tech Desertec Dii First Solar MENA North Africa renewable energy solar power

Rare Earth Metals Limits Clean Technology’s Future

Green Prophet

If you think renewable energies will become an increasingly cheaper alternative to petrol – think again now that there’s peak minerals. As the world moves toward greater use of zero- carbon energy sources, the supply of certain key metals needed for such clean-energy technologies may dry up, inflating per unit costs and driving the renewable energy market out of business. Image via Market wire.

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Masdar’s Renewables Strategy Shifts To Wind

Green Prophet

In partnership with the Danish firm Dong Energy and E. As it works to complete this project in the UK, the energy company’s renewable portfolio in Abu Dhabi is also being revised to hopefully include, pending government approval, wind energy. Masdar’s energy plan in Abu Dhabi is in a state of constant flux. Mostly this has to do with the changing energy market and advent of new technologies. Turkey Blowing and Going on Wind Energy.

Solar War Flares Up in Israel

Green Prophet

Two solar energy companies are part of a larger conflict and dilemma in Israel: should solar panels be installed on limited open space or on rooftops? Two companies Arava Power and Solar By Yourself represent a new kind of conflict in Israel’s complicated renewable energy landscape. Israel has offered attractive, but very limited quotas on solar energy installations.

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How Net Metering Works

Green Living Ideas

We’ve all heard about how about wonderful renewable energies can be for global warming and our planets energy future, but how does your pocket book feel about it? Thankfully, energy companies are starting to offer credits and rebates to help their customers get into the solar and wind energy markets, but it doesn’t stop there. Green Lifestyle energy feed back how it works net metering renewable energy solar power

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Hidden Costs of Constructing Wind Farms in Turkey Include Many New Roads

Green Prophet

An anonymous representative from one of Turkey’s largest wind energy companies says that every new wind project requires new access roads, because the best wind is found in relatively remote, inaccessible terrain, according to the Hurriyet Daily News. As a result, the extra costs of road construction are often figured into the projected costs of wind energy companies. Department of Energy. Syria’s Master Plan for Renewable Energy.

11 million jobs filled in renewables and solar is on top!

Green Prophet

The workforce in renewable energy is growing at a fast clip. Eleven million people were employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018 according to the latest analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Asia leads with 60% of the renewable jobs . The diversification of the renewable energy supply chain is changing the sector’s geographic footprint.

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Looking for a Job?

Living In a Toxic World

A new site has been launched for the renewable energy market. RenewableEnergyJobs.com is dedicated to finding employment and people in the renewable energy market. It lists positions around the world or by sector in the renewable energy industry. Tags: renewable energy green business Based on the news reports, many people are looking for a job.

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). The findings come as GCC economies seek to diversify their economies against the backdrop of fast-growing domestic energy demand and a desire to safeguard hydrocarbon export revenues for the future. Energy

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Add "yieldco" to the (long) "list of things I don't understand"

Environmental Economics

I'm resisting the urge to try to conjure a useful comment on this one in order to (1) veil my ignorance and (2) further convince myself that I think I know everything: Only a few months ago, it seemed that the renewable energy sector could do little wrong: Stock prices were soaring and money was pouring in as investors flocked to get in on the action. And depressed prices for oil and gas brought down energy values over all. 

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New Energy Economics book

Environmental Economics

Energy Economics  By Peter M. From the publisher: Energy Economics outlines the fundamental issues and possible solutions to the challenges of energy production and use, and presents a framework for energy decisions based upon sound economic analysis. It considers market forces and policy goals, including economic prosperity, environmental protection, and other considerations that affect societal well-being. Schwarz.

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People have the power! Big Six UK energy monopoly faces challenge

Green (Living) Review

The UK energy market is facing a challenge from councils and social housing landlords seeking to undercut the monopoly of the six big suppliers amid growing frustration with energy price hikes nationwide. Local authorities are pledging to slice around 100 pounds ($158) from the average energy bill - the average of which has risen to more than 1,000 pounds (nearly $1,600) per household. alternative energy energy monopoly green living

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13 Arab Nations Get Energy Future Mapped in Helpful New Report

Green Prophet

There is a new report out underscoring the amount of renewable energy being developed in the Arab world with Morocco, Jordan and Egypt coming out as the big winners in the region. The report released by the RCEEE (Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency) in Cairo documents that there are currently 1.55 GW of large-scale renewable energy projects combined in the Arab world. Energy

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Two thick and juicy boneless white meat chicken filets (Original Recipe®), two pieces of bacon, two melted slices of Monterey Jack and pepper jack cheese and Colonel's Sauce

Environmental Economics

The bankruptcy of California-based Solyndra underscores the need for the United States to double down on investments in clean energy, Jonathan Silver, the executive director of the Energy Department’s Loan Programs Office, will argue Wednesday during an oversight hearing in front of a House Energy and Commerce Committee panel. This seems to be quite different from the current context, where the government tried to pick a winner in the renewable energy market and failed.

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No way around it: the irreparable damage cryptocurrency does to the environment

Green Prophet

There has been extensive research done on the disruptive effects of cryptocurrency on the financial market, however, fewer people have highlighted the environmental damage that it causes along the way.

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Jordan and Masdar Ink Clean Energy Deal

Green Prophet

There’s a lot of mingling afoot at conventions, and news of resulting hook-ups (including those we made there) at last week’s Abu Dhabi World Future Energy Summit are starting to hit the press. Masdar , Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company and host of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) has signed a framework agreement with Jordan to help develop the kingdom’s renewable energy potential.

Why wholesale markets matter to big power buyers


Why wholesale markets matter to big power buyers Adam Aston Thu, 11/05/2020 – 01:30 When a big brand such as Google, General Motors or Walmart unveils an eye-popping commitment to use more renewable energy, the news usually gets attention.

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An absence of ideas

Environmental Economics

From an email I received from my Congresswoman today: These kinds of [renewable energy] investments are, of course, just the tip of the spear.    Alternative energy holds great promise for the future, but the vast majority of our economy still runs on conventional energy sources.  the most effective way of reducing our dependence on energy imports is to increase the cost of using energy

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Racing to the Top of the Clean Energy Leaderboard

Sierra Club Compass

How do you create good paying American jobs, solve the climate crisis, and renew America’s leadership in science and innovation?   This bill, titled the "Clean Energy Race to the Top" Act , would establish a $5 billion competitive grant program for states and local governments that enact policies to move the clean energy economy forward. This bill will create important new clean energy markets, which in turn will create new, American jobs.

Win an Solar PV Tool Kit with Trade Skills 4U at EcoBuild

Green (Living) Review

You will be able to find the electrician training specialists at stand S2715 where you can join them for a beer and a chat about the latest developments in the electrical and renewable energy training world. Managing Director Carl Bennett said; "We attended as delegates last year and realised EcoBuild was a pivotal event in the renewable energy calendar. " "We are not just at EcoBuild to exhibit our renewables centre.

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Solar Panels for Your Home: The Ultimate Guide


But just three years later that solar installation total had doubled, and by the end of 2021 the number of American homes and businesses using solar energy is projected to exceed three million [1]. energy market—are clear and unmistakable. Solar Energy

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Unearthing the true cost of fossil fuels and the true value of photovoltaics

Green (Living) Review

Two new studies published by Carol Olson and Frank Lenzmann in MRS Energy and Sustainability—A Review Journal ( MRS E&S ) shed light on the true economic, social and environmental impacts of photovoltaics as compared to those of the fossil fuel supply chain. Olson and Lenzmann, who work at the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands, compared the economics associated with all the major fuel supply chains, including oil and gas, coal and nuclear.

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Winflex Inflatable Turbines Prove Wind Energy Practical Anywhere

Green Prophet

Following a number of Israeli clean technology companies being winners in the General Electric Company’s Green Innovation Marathon , GE has announced plans to establish a “Green Tech Shop&# in Haifa in which a number of renewable energy and other green technology projects will be developed under the giant American electronics company’s sponsorship. The company’s primary objective is to penetrate the wind turbine energy market with a 1 MW turbine.

Solar Panels for Your Home: The Ultimate Guide


But just three years later that solar installation total had doubled, and by the end of 2021 the number of American homes and businesses using solar energy is projected to exceed three million [1]. energy market—are clear and unmistakable. Solar Energy

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