The Future Belongs to Clean Energy

As we close out a summer marked by uncertainty in news and events, one trend for which analysts voice increasing certainty is the accelerating pace of the clean-energy transformation reshaping how the world generates electricity. With increasing speed, global energy markets are turning away from fossil fuels and towards wind …

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 …

Ontario’s wind energy plan ignored impact on rural communities study says

The 2009 Green Energy Act gave little thought to the transformation that wind farms bring to rural communities — problems that even revisions to the act “will only partially address,” writes a group headed by Stewart Fast. Fast personally favours wind energy, “but only if it’s done right.” In Ontario, …

More than 8 Million People Were Employed Worldwide in the Renewable Sector

A boom in solar and wind power jobs in the US led the way to a global increase in renewable energy employment to more than 8 million people in 2015, according to a report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena). More than 769,000 people were employed in renewable energy …

Mexico, Canada, U.S. to Make Clean Power Pledge

The U.S., Mexico and Canada are expected to pledge Wednesday to collectively generate 50 percent of their electricity from zero-carbon sources by 2025, according to White House officials. The agreement is expected to be struck at the North American Leaders’ Summit in Ottawa. It means that when all the electricity …

Environmental projects of UEFA Euro 2016

Organising an event on the scale of UEFA EURO 2016 is an environmental challenge, thus the organisation of the event started in 2014. Each of the organisational domains involved in the tournament (including transport, logistics, lighting, catering, merchandising and broadcasting) will have a wide range of direct and indirect environmental …