5 charts that show renewable energy’s latest milestone

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Simon Torkington, Formative Content The 36 countries that make up the OECD bloc of developed nations have reached a milestone in the production of green energy. For the first time, electricity derived from renewable sources has outstripped that generated […]

The cost of generating renewable energy has fallen – a lot

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content It’s the moment the global sustainable energy market has been waiting for. Battery technology, the essential element in ensuring continuity of supply from weather-dependent sources such as wind and solar, has suddenly […]

Energy: new ambitious targets on renewables and energy efficiency

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Parliament approves binding 2030 target for renewables (32%) and an indicative target on energy efficiency (32.5%) that will play a crucial role in meeting the EU’s climate goals. Parliament on Tuesday confirmed the provisional agreement reached with the Council in June on energy efficiency […]

The future of energy in Puerto Rico is renewable

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Yamil Colón, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame Hurricane Maria tore apart the green mantle of foliage covering Puerto Rico, leaving destruction in its wake. It laid bare the island’s old and […]

Batteries included: how better storage can transform renewable energy

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Arsalan Ali Farooquee, Senior Associate (Investments), cKers Finance Energy storage is arguably the next big thing in the cleantech industry, with the potential to bring constructive disruptions to the renewable energy and electric vehicle markets. Today, storing electricity […]

Energy Union: EU’s effort towards a cleaner climate with integrated energy market

The European Commission published its third annual energy report last Friday showing the progress that has been made so far since the last report in February of this year. Many policies’ amendments have been proposed for the next decade towards a greener environment and a more harmonised EU gas market. The majority of the EU […]

Commission sets moderate greenhouse gas reduction targets for 2030

Yesterday, the European Commission took the middle, not ambitious path, on the burning issue of climate protection. It chose to propose rather conservative targets for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and energy production from renewable resources, easy to achieve and not demanding extra efforts in the investments front. To this effect, early yesterday, José Manuel […]