Category Archives: Renewables

Is India’s renewables market on the right track?

India has long been one of the leading lights for renewables and the potential for further deployment remains large. 2013 was, however, a lacklustre year for the market, leading many to ask: Is India renewables on the right track? Whether 2014 … Continue reading

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Mind the gap: UK renewables set for a two-year go slow but “hidden” fuel can help

It’s was something of a blockbuster summer for the UK’s renewable energy industry, with a string of massive offshore wind farm projects taking significant steps – including the opening of the 630MW London Array offshore wind farm in the Outer … Continue reading

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Time to pass on the renewables baton – my final editorial leader for Renewable Energy Focus

It’s been some year since I took on the role of Managing Editor for Renewable Energy Focus. The highlight? When Faith Birol, chief economist of the International Energy Agency, declared fossil fuel subsidies “public enemy number one”. He was speaking at the European … Continue reading

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Renewable energy to become world’s second-largest power generation source by 2015, says IEA

The global energy map is changing “in dramatic fashion”, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today, as it launched the 2012 edition of its World Energy Outlook. While it’s America’s push on oil and gas production, rather than renewable energy, … Continue reading

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Paradise lost?

Who doesn’t dream of a few weeks escape to a tropical island paradise like the Maldives? I know I certainly do. So I couldn’t wait to watch Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve on BBC Two last weekend. It was the fourth installment … Continue reading

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Shocking wake-up call on global warming – report stresses renewable energy investment needs

Despite the billions of investment being ploughed into renewable energy and low carbon technologies across the globe, the world is failing dramatically in its battle to stem the tide of global warming, according to research published yesterday by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). “Governments and businesses … Continue reading

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Renewable energy at home – the 6 key steps to getting it right you need to know

Thinking of installing a renewable energy system at home? Then you need to read this post, Renewable energy at home – the 6 key steps to getting it right you need to know, to make sure you don’t throw your money … Continue reading

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