30 Sep 2011

Africa is an interesting investment destination {writer: Piet Coetzer} (Published 30th September 2011 – www.servicepublication.co.za) According to the latest data from the United Nations Environment Programme, global investments into renewable energy in 2010 reached a record level of $211 billion and for the first time ever, that investment grew more in developing economies than it did in the developed […]

29 Sep 2011

According to the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, renewable energy will lead developing nations out of energy poverty. Research points to Miscanthus Giganteus as a valuable energy source to support global renewable energy projections.   PRLog (Press Release) – Sep 28, 2011 – In the quest for renewable energy sources, to diversify economies away from fossil fuel and mitigate […]

28 Sep 2011

Biomass West & Central Africa Congress 2011 will convene at Accra, Ghana on 24th – 25th November 2011 2.   Africa’s vast wood biomass resources make it an ideal supplier for green market-trading, especially to major US & European markets. 3.   Business opportunities and international foreign investment are key drivers for biomass industry. 4.   The Congress […]

28 Sep 2011

(by ClickGreen staff. Published Tue 27 Sep 2011) An important prerequisite for the European renwable energy targets to be met is a significant increase in the use of biomass for energy, according to a new study. However, competition for biomass is expected to grow in the future, because biomass is used in the manufacture of many […]

23 Sep 2011

(Published by www.ghanabusinessnew.com – 23rd August 2011) Egypt-based El Sewedy Electric, a manufacturer of wind farm equipment, is in talks with the Ghanaian government to develop a wind energy project in Ghana. Electricity is the dominant modern energy technology used in the industrial and service sectors accounting for about 69% of energy used in the […]

21 Sep 2011

  21 September 2011 MILAN, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Power produced from renewable sources covered 22.8 percent of total demand in Italy in 2010 compared with a 27 percent target set for 2020 under the European Union’s efforts to fight climate change, Italy’s energy management operator GSE said on Tuesday. Renewable energy plants doubled in […]

21 Sep 2011

LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Britain’s energy ministry on Friday approved a 299-megawatt (MW) biomass power plant in Anglesey, Wales, proposed by a subsidiary of Anglesey Aluminium Metal. “Biomass power stations such as this one in Anglesey will provide us a reliable, secure, flexible and renewable source of power,” said Energy Minister Charles Hendry

21 Sep 2011

BERLIN, Sept 19 (Reuters) – A major expansion of renewable energy could create millions of jobs worldwide, stir economic growth in heavily indebted countries and help fight climate change at the same time, an American adviser to the German leader Angela Merkel said on Monday. Jeremy Rifkin, a best-selling author and an adviser to the […]

09 Sep 2011

(Golden, Colorado, United States – ESI-AFRICA.COM – 08 September 2011) – The United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon made renewable energy and its ability to lift the poorest nations to new levels of prosperity a central theme during his visit to Colorado this week. With the Rockies as his backdrop, Ban toured the National Renewable Energy […]

08 Sep 2011

Africa is becoming an interesting destination for energy investors (Bluechipjournal – Published 8th September 2011) According to the latest data from the United Nations Environment Programme, global investments into renewable energy in 2010 reached a record level of $211 billion; for the first time ever, that investment grew more in developing economies than in the […]