Tag: Renewable sources

Energy Consumption, Global

Renewable energy share in EU up to 18% according to Eurostat’s report

January 27, 2020

Via: Energy Global

The increase in the share of renewables is essential to reaching the EU climate and energy goals. According to Eurostat’s report, the EU’s target is to reach 20% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, and at least 32% […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Amazon announces three new renewable energy projects, including its first in Scotland

October 24, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Amazon announced three renewable energy projects on Thursday, saying it was committed to minimizing carbon emissions following criticism earlier this year. The tech giant said the facilities would provide energy to its Amazon Web Services data centers. A wind farm, […]

News and Policies, State

Solar industry, advocates hail New York passage of ambitious climate bill

June 20, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act passed the Assembly early in the morning of June 20 and will now await the governor’s signature. Solar advocates praised the state legislature’s adoption of long anticipated legislation that will require at […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Target Corporation Goes for 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

June 13, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

Target Corporation committed to sourcing 100% of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030, the retailer said. The company expects this domestic operations goal to help them power stores, distribution centers, and offices more sustainably. This new commitment builds on […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar, Gas, Hydro or Something Else? Exploring the Competitive Advantages of Power Generation Technologies

November 27, 2018

Via: Renewable Energy News

When California voted to get 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2045, it sent a signal to the market about which types of power generation technologies will remain competitive into the future. And according to Mike Ferguson, […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Five things crucial to a renewable energy future

February 28, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

The planet’s energy mix is changing. Renewable sources of energy have become increasingly important, with the International Energy Agency expecting renewable electricity generation to rise by over one-third by the year 2022. In order to harness these types of energy […]