Wind Cheapest Power Source in Argentina Renewable Auction

Wind was the cheapest source of energy in Argentina’s first power auction after the country implemented reforms designed to transform its fossil fuel – dependent grid. The minimum price for wind power reached $49.10/MWh in the auction, Sebastian Kind, undersecretary for renewable energy, told reporters in Buenos Aires Friday. Solar …

UK Will Miss its 2020 Renewable Energy Targets, Warn MPs

Urgent action is needed if UK is to meet its targets, particularly for heating and transport The UK will fail to meet its targets on renewable energy generation, with take-up of clean fuels for heating and transport falling badly behind aims, MPs have warned. The findings of the influential energy …

Toyota, Tesla and Vestas ranked among world’s top green companies

Toyota, Tesla, Vestas, DONG Energy and Panasonic are among the top ranked companies in the first ever Carbon Clean 200 list, which claims the world’s greenest large companies are outperforming their more polluting counterparts by as much as three to one. Published today, the inaugural Clean 200 ranks the largest …

IEA data shows global energy production and consumption continue to rise

Reflecting the IEA’s increasingly global perspective, for the first time the Agency’s OECD and non-OECD Energy Balances and Statistics reports have been merged into two comprehensive global reports on energy data. World energy Balances and World Energy Statistics will contain detailed data on over 150 countries and regions and will …

Scientists convert carbon dioxide, create electricity

While the human race will always leave its carbon footprint on the Earth, it must continue to find ways to lessen the impact of its fossil fuel consumption. “Carbon capture” technologies — chemically trapping carbon dioxide before it is released into the atmosphere — is one approach. In a recent …