The trend toward alternative energy
- Benefits Of Alternative Energy Rate Plan Disputed. Daily, Chad // Grand Rapids Business Journal;4/11/2005, Vol. 23 Issue 15, pB8
Focuses on the benefits from an alternative energy rate plan in Lansing, Michigan in April 2005. Approval of a net metering program by the state Public Service Commission; Response of environmental groups to the program; Importance of the program to stimulate the growth of renewable energies of...
- The Renewable Energy Transition: Can It Really Happen? Aitken, Donald W. // Solar Today;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p16
Discusses the potential of renewable energy transition in the U.S. Challenges in carbon reduction; Consideration of renewable energy transition as a matter of policy to accomplish; Citation of applied renewable energy technologies.
- THE RENEWABLES CON. // Ecologist;Jun2005, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p61
Provides information on the Renewables Obligation (RO) established by the British government in 2002. Use of RO in increasing the amount of renewable energy sources being generated; Reason behind the failure of the RO scheme; Result of the RO scheme.
- Helping to Mobilize 100 Nations. Flavin, Christopher // World Watch;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p30
Focuses on the proposal of Germany concerning renewable energy. Debate concerning the proposal in the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, South Africa; Efforts of renewable energy supporters to promote the proposal.
- Power groups slate green energy policy. Nuthall, Keith // Utility Week;4/1/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 14, p10
Reports on the criticisms of European power industry body Eurelectric and IFIEC Europe against the dependence of European policymakers on renewable energy sources for electricity supplies. Call for the development of a realistic objective for renewable energy; Implications of a unilateral...
- Renewable Energy Sources. // Energy for the Future;2009, p8
The article reports on renewable energy sources which won't run out. The renewable energy source that people use most is the sun. Other sources of renewable energy are wind, the ocean waves and tides, the force of water rushing down hills and mountains, and the burning of wood. If scientists can...
- WISCONSIN-BASED UTILITY EXPANDS GREEN ENERGY PORTFOLIO. Kujawa, Kristin Stewart // BioCycle;Jan2005, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p36
Describes the renewable energy industry in the U.S. Development of opportunities by Alliant Energy for some of its agricultural customers to directly participate in the industry; Conversion of industrial, agricultural and construction waste into renewable energy; Production of steam to drive a...
- Section 10. Renewable Energy. // Monthly Energy Review;Apr2005, p141
Provides statistics on the status of renewable energy in the United States. Total consumption of renewable energy in 2004; Conventional hydroelectric power as the largest component of the renewable energy total; Wood as the second largest component; Waste as the third largest component;...
- Spotlight on Renewable Energy. // Energy & Power Management;Jun2007, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p34
The article reports on the powerful trends that contributed to the increasing demand of using renewable energy. These trends include the growing consensus on the need to address global warming, political and regulatory initiatives that support the development of secure and non-polluting sources...