Lest the lights go out
- Pressure mounts to Boost Renewable Energy in the EU. // Coal International;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 247 Issue 4, p114
Reports on the campaign of the European Commission to boost renewable energy. Objective of the initiative; Percentage of investment that will come from private sources.
- The UK Renewable Obligation. Lloyd, Adrian // Power Economics;Jan2001, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p21
Analyzes the Labour Party-led British government's renewable energy policy. Development of the Labour policy; Plans of the government to apply renewable obligation to electricity suppliers; Reactions of market players to the government's policy.
- Making renewables support schemes sustainable. // European Power News;May99, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p23
Reports on the European Commission's issuance of a working paper on electricity from renewables and the single electricity market. Outlining of harmonization requirements to boost the single European power market; Importance of a price support mechanism and a stable regulatory environment;...
- Energy Reform: Fostering Renewable Energy. Lopez-Velarde, Rogelio; Valdez, Amanda // Power;May2010, Vol. 154 Issue 5, p76
The article reports on the series of reforms conducted by the Mexican Congress to the legal framework of the country's oil and gas industry and renewable energy sources in Mexico.
- Guatemala goes solar. // Earth Island Journal;Spring92, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p13
Features a program announced by the Scott Sklar, executive director of the US Export Council for Renewable Energy (ECRE) and Guatemalan Energy Minister Carlos Leonel Huarte Castro to bring solar and renewable energy to the people of rural Guatemala.
- Commission scraps renewables directive. // European Power News;Dec99, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p1
Reports on the European Commission's intention to scrap much of the content of its draft directive on renewable energy sources, resulting in a delay in the adoption of the directive by member states. Commission's request to the Worldwide Fund for Nature to provide the wording of certain...
- Climate needs action, not tougher targets. Milne, Roger // Utility Week;9/17/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p4
This article reports that the British government has been urged by the Independent Committee on Climate Change not to waste resources on tougher renewable energy targets and to focus instead on meeting existing ones.
- Wind shun sparks anger. // Utility Week;3/10/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p6
The article reports on the accusation of Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace that the British government has weaned its support for renewable energy amid its energy policy consultation. The government, however, has insisted that it is committed to green energy despite its rejection of plans for...
- Public PPA pilot scheme goes live. // Utility Week;2/1/2013, p4
The article reports on the launch of a pilot scheme in Great Britain in 2013 which allows renewable energy developers to bid for power purchase agreements (PPAs) worth 25 million pounds a year to supply public bodies.