Major Coal-Fired Power Plant in Washington to Go Solar

It was once Washington state’s largest coal pit, a terraced, open-to-the-sky strip mine, five miles from the city of Centralia and halfway between Seattle and Portland, Oregon. Today, the coal beds are quiet and blanketed in green, but an adjacent TransAlta power plant with three tall stacks still churns out …

2017 Was a Record Breaking Year for Renewables, But More Needs to Be Done

2017 broke the record for increased renewable energy capacity, Reuters reported Sunday. But it still isn’t enough to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in line with the goals of the Paris agreement. These are the conclusions of the Renewables 2018 Global Status Report, the most recent annual report from Renewable Energy …

Pakistan Can Spur Social & Economic Development With Renewable Energy, Claims IRENA

The International Renewable Energy Agency has published a new analysis of Pakistan’s energy sector which shows that the country can spur both social and economic development and improve its energy security by developing its “abundant” renewable energy sources. In a new report published earlier this week, Renewables Readiness Assessment Pakistan, …

US Energy: Renewables on the Rise as Fossil Fuel Use Slumps

Despite the best efforts of US President Donald Trump, coal generation in the US fell 2.5 per cent in 2017, according to official data released yesterday that reveals a contrasting jump in renewables use. Figures released by the US Energy Information document a slump in fossil fuel generation during 2017, …

5th RENEXPO® WATER & ENERGY Trade Fair

The biggest international Western Balkans trade fair with conferences, RENEXPO® WATER & ENERGY, brings together 2.500 energy and water experts in Belgrade. From the 24th to the 26th of April this year, in BelExpocentre, Belgrade will be held 5th RENEXPO® Water & Energy, International  fair trade, which will bring together …

More Than 100 Cities Now Mostly Powered by Renewable Energy, Data Shows

The number of cities reporting they are predominantly powered by clean energy has more than doubled since 2015, as momentum builds for cities around the world to switch from fossil fuels to renewable sources. Data published on Tuesday by the not-for-profit environmental impact researcher CDP found that 101 of the …