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Drilling Activity in the U.S. The bird’s eye view, and the neighbor’s perspective

Lunedì, 31 Agosto 2015
Matt Kelso
It is unclear if true energy independence - a popular selling point of carbon extraction industries - is even possible for the United States without a major shift in the country’s energy mix. An article by Matt Kelso, Manager of Data and Technology, FracTracker Alliance.

ABB and Enertiva turn on the lights at Costa Rica’s first solar-powered football stadium

Lunedì, 3 Agosto 2015
News dalle Aziende
ABB, inverter supplier for a joint project with Enertiva Energia Alternativa, which sees for the first time in Central America a solar installation on the roof of a stadium.

Kenergia Sviluppo has become the largest Italian operator in the National O&M PV market

Lunedì, 27 Luglio 2015
With the signing of the Operation & Maintenance contract with Telmo Group SpA, Kenergia Sviluppo has become Italy’s largest italian operator in the O&M photovoltaic sector.

Autonomous Taxis Would Deliver Significant Environmental and Economic Benefits

Giovedì, 23 Luglio 2015
Per-mile greenhouse gas emissions of an electric vehicle deployed as a self-driving, or autonomous, taxi in 2030 would be 63 to 82 percent lower than a projected 2030 hybrid vehicle driven as a privately owned car and 90 percent lower than a 2014 gasoline-powered private vehicle. Almost half of the savings is attributable to “right-sizing,”

Nanowires give ‘solar fuel cell’ efficiency a tenfold boost

Martedì, 21 Luglio 2015
A solar cell that produces fuel rather than electricity. Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and FOM Foundation present a very promising prototype of this in the journal Nature Communications

Climate change seen as top global threat

Giovedì, 16 Luglio 2015
In advance of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris this December, many publics around the world name global climate change as a top threat, according to a new Pew Research Center survey measuring perceptions of international challenges.

In advance of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris this December, many publics around the world name global climate change as a top threat, according to a new Pew Research Center survey measuring perceptions of international challenges.

Chemists devise technology that could transform solar energy storage

Lunedì, 13 Luglio 2015
Chemists have developed a major improvement to capture and retain energy from sunlight, where the stored energy can last dramatically longer than current solar technology allows -- up to several weeks, instead of the microseconds found in today's rooftop solar panels.

Positive outlook for some European solar thermal market segments, despite disappointing overall results in 2014

Lunedì, 6 Luglio 2015
In 2014, although the European solar thermal market experienced an overall decrease of around 7% in newly installed capacity, at the end of the year the total installed capacity increased by 5.3%. While this is the third consecutive year of decline for market leader Germany, some markets are bucking the trend.

Renewable Energy’s Record Year Helps Uncouple Growth of Global Economy and CO2 Emissions

Venerdì, 19 Giugno 2015
Record installations for wind and solar PV in 2014; Renewable energy targets created in 20 more countries, new total: 164; Renewables account for over 59% of net additions to world’s power capacity; Policy-makers more attentive to green energy heating / cooling; Developing world investments on par with developed world, total $301 billion

IEA report offers strategy for delivering a peak in energy emissions by 2020

Lunedì, 15 Giugno 2015
A peak in global energy-related emissions could be achieved as early as 2020 and at no net economic cost, the International Energy Agency said on Monday in its new World Energy Outlook Special Report on Energy and Climate Change.