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TOP 5 WIND ENERGY INSURANCE CLAIMS

Innovation and development are integral parts of the move towards a renewable future, but so is understanding the problems currently being faced by renewable energy developers. In light of this, GCube – a world leader in renewable energy insurance services – has released a report detailing, among other notes, the top 5 US wind energy More Info »

IS THE INTERMITTENCY OF WIND & SOLAR ONLY AN INTERMITTENT PROBLEM?

Editor’s Note: One of CleanTechnica’s awesome readers has provided us with this exclusive guest post on the “intermittency” of various power sources — renewable and non-renewables. The article “knocks it out of the park,” so to speak. Get into a discussion with someone about the “intermittency” of wind or solar power? Add this article to your list of pieces More Info »

The Power of Wind

IBM PREDICTS WIND & SOLAR FUTURE WITH NEW FORECASTING SYSTEM

Advanced solution combines big data analytics and weather modeling technology to predict output of individual wind turbines ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced an advanced power and weather modeling technology that will help utilities increase the reliability of renewable energy resources. The solution combines weather prediction and analytics to accurately forecast the More Info »

Turbiny wiatrowe (Vendsyssel, Dania, 2004) -Tomasz Sienicki, courtesy Wilipedia

USING BROWNFIELDS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced its preliminary screening results for renewable energy potential at 66,000 contaminated lands, landfills, and mine sites across the country. No San Diego projects have received funding yet. Nahal Mogharabi, A public affairs specialist from their Los Angeles office, informed San Diego Loves Green that, “EPA would only have More Info »

Middelgruden Offshore Wind Farm in Denmark Credit: United Nations Photo | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

EUROPE CONTEMPLATING GOAL OF 100% RENEWABLE BY 2050

European legislators have been urged to set a 100% renewable energy target for 2050 by the Global Alliance for 100% Renewable Energy. The Alliance, launched in Europe recently, criticised the EU legislators for not setting aggressive long-term renewable energy targets. Alliance members, which include World Future Council, the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, and More Info »

Cleaner power from innovation: Creative approaches to renewable energy

CREATIVE APPROACHES TO RENEWABLE ENERGY

Cleaner Power from Innovation: Creative Approaches to Renewable Energy (via Global Warming is Real)

Innovation is the key to the future and central to the expansion of renewable sources of energy. There are a number of innovations that could radically transform the clean energy equation. Although renewable energy is growing exponentially around the world these sources of power have a number of shortcoming…

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