Circular economy to have considerable benefits, but challenges remain

The environmental benefits of adopting a circular economy in Europe could be considerable – reducing waste, and minimizing the continent’s heavy dependence on imports of raw materials. A new report published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA) draws attention to both the benefits and challenges of such an economic …

The smart money is going green

Last month, the world reached a landmark agreement on climate change in Paris. This week, business leaders gathered in Davos for the World Economic Forum need to start breathing life into that deal. The Paris Agreement delivered a clear and credible signal that the world economy is moving in a …

Renewable Energy Technologies

This book presents currently available renewable energy technologies (RETs) and explores their possible integration into the economically viable and green residential micro grids of tomorrow. The emphasis is on the importance of RETs in today’s energy-efficient building designs, and on those RET mathematical models suitable for both performance simulation and …

Ireland’s transition to a low carbon energy future

The transition to a low carbon future presents many opportunities and challenges for Ireland.The issue of how we will heat our homes, fuel our cars and generate electricity is of fundamental importance to Ireland, a country heavily reliant on imported fossil fuels. Does a low carbon future mean a high …

ICREB 2016

International Conference on Renewable Energy and Bioenergy (ICREB 2016) will be held in Romania from 29 June to 2 July, 2016. The main objective of this conference is to provide a platform for engineers, academicians, scientists, industrial professionals and researchers from over the world to present the result of their …

Denmark Breaks Its Own World Record in Wind Energy

Danish wind turbines set a new world record in 2015. Wind power is now counted for 42.1% of the total electricity consumption in Denmark, according to data published on Friday (15 January). The percentage of wind power in Denmark’s overall electricity mix is the highest in the world. Last year, the …

Alternative & Renewable Energy, Barcelona

Alternative energy also known as renewable energy is an energy source that can not be destroyed from human use, it is an energy harnessed. Renewable energy is considered to be one of the pivotal ‘wedges’ that can combat global warming and stabilize the climate, through the reduction of carbon dioxide …