Archive for February, 2012

US Military Switch to Renewable Energy

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

Utne magazine has an interesting article about the US military shift to renewable energy. With their budget, buying power and technical skills, they will make a big difference to the renewable economy.

Solar Reduces Electricity Prices in Germany

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

A study done in Germany by a research institute had some interesting findings. The study found that photovoltaic electricity production reduced electricity prices by a significant amount, by supplying power during peak times. (more…)

Renewables Dominate New Capacity Installations in Europe: 2011

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has a report on the new installation of wind and other technologies in 2011. Despite the European debt crisis, the continent continues its inexorable march to a renewable future.