How Renewables Offer New Solutions for District Heating and Cooling

Innovation in technology, digitalisation and building efficiency are opening the heating sector to low-temperature renewables according to IRENA report. Heating is the largest end user of energy, accounting for over 50 percent of global final energy consumption worldwide. At present, much of this demand is met by burning fossil fuels, …

PG&E Meets California’s 2020 Renewables Goal 3 Years Early

California utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E), part of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), announced on Tuesday that it has achieved its home state’s 2020 renewable energy goal three years ahead of schedule. The company said that 33% of its electricity in 2017 came from renewables such as solar, wind, geothermal, …

Worldwide Clean Energy Investments Hit $333.5 Billion Last Year

Global investment in renewable energy hit $333.5 billion in 2018, the second-highest on record, according to a new analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). That’s a 3 percent jump from 2016 and 7 percent short of the $360 billion record set in 2015. In all, 2017 represented a record …

Geothermal Energy Could Support Central American Low-Carbon Economic Development

The vast geothermal potential throughout Central America could be a key tool in the low-carbon economic development of the region according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. Central American countries currently rank among the world’s top countries in terms of installed geothermal energy share, but have the potential to increase …

Renewable Energy Provides More Electricity Than Nuclear Power In US

Renewable energy sources are now providing more electricity than nuclear power for the first time ever in the United States, according to figures issued by the US Energy Information Administration and highlighted by Ken Bossong’s Sun Day Campaign. The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) published its most recent “Electric Power …