Australia has the fastest growing liquified natural gas (LNG) industry in the world and is on track to eclipse Qatar as the world’s largest producer by the end of the decade. It is, therefore, ideally positioned to fill much of the energy void in Japan if that country reduces its use of nuclear energy in the aftermath of the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
Open Secrets, a Washington, DC-based lobby watchdog, is reporting that the alternative energy sector spent a record $30 million promoting their industry to lawmakers in the US capitol in 2009.
A Norwegian group led by wind turbine company Sway AS and funded by the Norwegian government and industrial pillars of that country’s economy is in the lead to build the first operating prototype of a 10 megawatt (MW) wind turbine.
There has been no news story as big as British Petroleum's offshore oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. For over a week the world's current events have been fixated on the evolving details of the story.
The spill could well be the worst ever, and this disaster is affecting multiple industries, in particular the renewable energy sector.
Proposing co-processing coal and biomass isn’t new but The Energy Group at the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) has a unique approach.