IUCN Advises “in Danger” Status for Three World Heritage Sites

IUCN, the official advisor on natural World Heritage, recommends for three natural sites to be listed as “World Heritage in danger”: the Sundarbans in Bangladesh, Mexico’s Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California and the Ohrid region in North Macedonia. Power plants put the Sundarbans in danger IUCN …

Farmers Interested in Biogas Plants

Unlike fossil fuels, biogas is a permanently renewable fuel, since it is produced from biomass. The use of biogas helps to improve the country’s energy balance and contributes to the conservation of natural resources and environmental protection. Biogas is a very flexible fuel, and it can be used for the …

MBARI: Wave-Power Bouy

MBARI engineer Andy Hamilton looks out his office window in Moss Landing and points at the waves crashing on the beach below. “Pretty impressive, aren’t they? You’d think there’d be a way to make use of all that energy.” Since 2009, Hamilton has led a team of engineers trying to …

Solar Inverter Supplier of the Year 2016

ABB in India was nominated ‘Solar Inverter Supplier of the Year 2016’. The award was presented as part of the first Solar Today Awards at Intersolar India 2016. ABB has been working in the area of integrating renewables into the grid with proven and pioneering solutions in the solar and …

Accurate Solar Energy Forecasting Could Save Ratepayers Millions

A 2015 study by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and IBM found that more accurate day-ahead predictions of solar energy generation levels would save ratepayers in California $5 million in avoided costs. Solar forecasts, which integrate weather patterns and solar production estimates to help grid managers predict how much solar …

Serbia has remarkable wind-based energy generation potential

Energy portal had chance to meet in Novi Sad Mr Henk van den Dool, ambassador of Netherlands in Serbia. We talk to him during  the fair “International days of energetics and investment”  which were held in March. He presented energy sector of his country at the opening ceremony of the …

To Fight Climate Change, We Need to ‘Uberize’ the Energy Industry

Organizing capital, in isolation, isn’t enough to get hundreds of Elon Musks dedicating themselves to building companies that develop critical new wind, solar, nuclear and battery technology. In June, Hemant Taneja attended a breakfast organized by Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Bill Gates, with top business and policy leaders from around …