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Archive for May 2011

Is low carbon development creating decent jobs?

The UK Department for International Development (DIFD) has commissioned AEA, a REEEP partner organization, to produce various summary sheets about low carbon development that are very compact yet full of interesting information and thoughts. These fact sheets cover many issues related to a low-carbon future, this one deals with green jobs in a low carbon […]

The Kingdom of Morocco is working hard to reduce dependency on fossil fuels. With current fuel imports at 95%, the country’s energy security is at risk. That’s why in November 2009, the King announced the Moroccan Solar Plan, a 2,000 MW solar target by 2020, augmenting an earlier target of 2,000 MW of wind by […]

Montana wind energy and cultural heritance

Whilst the discussion about the environmental problems of hydropower (especially large scale) and the apparent danger for birds with regard to wind engines are very commonly discussed I just came across an article dealing with Indian relics and transmission lines for wind energy. In Montana where once the Blackfeet Indians roamed the plains it has […]

RE & EE Events Listing: UK, USA, Canada

The events are all UK and North America this week; hope there’s something of interest. If you can’t make them, you can definitely read the interview with Walt Patterson of Chatham House, who presents some thought-provoking ideas on the current state of electricity systems. Upside/downside A recent Ernst & Young survey found that “three-quarters of […]

Improved energy business prospects in Uganda

A five-year programme continues to support micro businesses in East Africa to scale up in a way that boosts local economies while promoting the sustainable management of natural resources and reducing poverty. Three years ago Jude Kabanda began his business and Community Based Organisation, Friends of the Environement (FEO). Operating from Makindye, a suburb of […]

Renewables “cute”, nuke waste “tiny”?

I was surprised to read this week that Bill Gates finds “renewable energy and energy efficiency “cute” but thinks nuclear power is the solution! Apparently, while google for example is investing into renewable energy technologies, Bill Gates is betting on rapid innovation in the use of nuclear energy. He has invested hundreds of millions of […]

 

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