Posts Tagged ‘germany’


Rising Coal Use Imperils EU Emissions Deal

Posted on June 23rd, 2014 by

Rising Coal Use Imperils EU Emissions Deal The European Union’s attempt to cut greenhouse-gas emissions is threatened again as even developed member nations from the[...]

How Energy Storage Can Make Decentralized Electricity Work in America

Posted on May 14th, 2014 by

The Renewable Energy Era will rank alongside the Information Age and the Industrial Revolution as one of the great milestones in human history.  Like those[...]

Germany to be First EU Nation to Tax Own Use of Renewables

Posted on January 27th, 2014 by

Germany to be First EU Nation to Tax Own Use of Renewables Germany is set to be the first country in Europe to charge owners[...]

PSE&G Ranked 2nd For Solar Energy Capacity

Posted on April 20th, 2012 by

PSE&G Ranked 2nd For Solar Energy Capacity According to the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA), Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) had the second most solar[...]

The Impact of Germany’s Decision to Phase out Nuclear Energy

Posted on November 14th, 2011 by

On 30 May, in the aftermath of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster, German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that Germany would close all of its 18 nuclear[...]

Univ. of Maryland Wins DOE Solar Decathlon 2011

Posted on October 3rd, 2011 by

University of Maryland wins DOE Solar Decathlon 2011 The University of Maryland has won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 in Washington, D.C.[...]
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The Nokia Siemens Approach To Building A Smarter Telecommunications Industry

Posted on August 29th, 2011 by

Seppo Yrjola, a member of the CTO Office of Nokia Siemens, discusses how his company is tackling smart grid challenges while attending the GCCA California[...]

Why Fusion Energy Could Enhance Future Energy Independence

Posted on August 11th, 2011 by

Stewart Prager, Director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab, discusses the importance of researching the capabilities of fusion energy and what the U.S. needs to do to keep pace with other countries efforts.

Nuclear Twilight in Europe

Posted on July 8th, 2011 by

It is becoming evident to many that the March nuclear catastrophe at Japan’s six reactor Daichi Fukushima complex has dealt a huge, possibly fatal, blow[...]
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Spain To Add 50MW Solar Thermal Power Plant To Its Grid

Posted on June 27th, 2011 by

MAGE SOLAR USA receives its UL certification, Spain to add 50MW of solar thermal power to its grid, details about new DOE loan guarantees

T-City Impacting The Way Europe Looks At Smart Grid

Posted on June 27th, 2011 by

Nana Lohmanns of T-Systems discusses his company’s findings from the German smart grid community, T-City.
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G-20 Countries Increase Energy Investments

Posted on March 30th, 2011 by

Global investments in clean energy increased by roughly 30% in 2010. Also, funding is finalized for a Minnesota wind farm and how the nuclear reactor crisis in Japan is affecting the East coast.
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Oregon Launches Statewide Energy Program

Posted on March 22nd, 2011 by

The state of Oregon expands its pilot program to a statewide clean energy initiative, the NPRA launches a renewed campaign protesting E15 while Cycle Ranch hosts its first race after its clean energy makeover.