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Energy

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Germany’s Energy Revolution Hits Potholes

  When the German government decided last year to phase out nuclear energy by 2022, following the catastrophe at the Fukushima power plant in Japan, it was clear that the process would require extraordinary effort, not only in further developing alternative energy sources, especially renewables, but also in upgrading the country-wide electricity grid. Renewable energy

Monday, June 11th, 2012

New Report Ranks World’s Biggest Countries on Renewable Energy

U.S. production of renewable energy has increased by more than 300 percent in the past decade, but the United States still lags far behind Europe and Indonesia and is only slightly ahead of Mexico in the percentage of electricity it gets from renewable sources, according to a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Geostellar Raises Funds to Help Turn Energy Consumers into Producers

Geostellar, providers of advanced geomatic technology to accurately determine the value of solar energy generation for property owners, today announced an investment from strategic, financial and economic development sources including NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), the State of Maryland and Flash Forward Ventures. The funding will accelerate the delivery of Geostellar’s

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Visualizing the Midwest’s Energy Supply

The new Power Almanac of the American Midwest, developed by World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Great Plains Institute, organizes data from 50 different sources and into an intuitive and interactive map of the Midwest’s energy supply system. At the Innovation Exchange, we have been exploring how visualization tools can help us understand how we

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

On Clean Energy, Time To Follow Where Google, GE, Buffett Lead

Google is backing it. So is Warren Buffett, America’s most-watched investor. GE, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers, is too. Each of these corporate icons is placing big bets and hundreds of millions of dollars on a future powered by wind and solar power. Apple just joined them, announcing plans to power its main U.S.

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Leafully Wins DOE’s Apps for Energy Contest

Last week, the Department of Energy announced the winners of its Apps for Energy contest that challenged developers to create apps using Green Button — an open standard for sharing electricity data of utility customers — that would help consumers to understand and reduce their energy use. The first place winner was Leafully, an app

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

A Crossroads for Japan: Revive Nuclear or Go Green?

May 5 marked the shutdown of the last of Japan’s 50 viable nuclear reactors, with poor prospects for any restarts before the summer. The central government, the nuclear industry, most big business associations, and many international observers seem convinced that this will invite chaos through escalating fossil fuel costs and the risk of blackouts. But

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

Energy, Land and Food

With 1.3 billion people around the world currently lacking access to electricity and a further 2.7 billion unable to enjoy clean and safe cooking facilities, the need to radically expand access to sustainable and clean energy for all is becoming increasingly urgent. Nowhere is this need more pressing than in the global south, where billions

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Mastering Global Energy Changes Through Technology

The current trend in global energy policy of lessening dependence on fossil fuels requires more than just political will — one of the key factors for successful implementation will be modern technology. A special panel at this year’s IEEE Technology Time Machine Symposium will present approaches and strategies addressing these complex challenges.

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Online Energy Map Set to Reduce Household Bills in Nottingham

A pioneering new online energy tool has been launched in Nottingham, England that can help residents make big savings on their energy bills. The Nottingham Energy Calculator allows residents to select their property and return information on the savings which insulation, double glazing, new boilers and solar panels can bring. It also provides an interactive

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