Now, the inexorable growth of coal in China in the last decade is often news even to people who make some kind of living writing about energy, but could it possibly be slowing down? And could wind be growing faster than coal?
Let’s start off the week by finishing off last week, with a look five news items from the data center sector: more money for IO and QTS, and customer wins at CoreSite, Cologix, and 365Main. IO raised $260M in financing via a new credit facility that saw their current bank group duo bring in seven [...]
We have a new job listing this week from the midwestern-based fiber builder Unite Private Networks, giving them two active listings, while MegaPath still has one on the books. … [visit site to read more]
After a lot of leaks, Acer has finally revealed the complete specification of the first 8? Tablet with Windows 8. Some of the main features of the Acer Iconia W3 tablet are as follows: Windows 8 Pro Intel® Atom™Z2760 8? WXGA Multi-Touch...Show More Summary
Most leaders believe they made it to the top because of their experience, knowledge and past success. The problem with that assumption is today is no longer a reflection of the past.
Terrorism seems to be the only actionable trigger in our leaders' minds. Perhaps we need to brand Mother Nature a terrorist to provoke action on climate change?
Attempts to impose a policy of not selling to any country that will not agree to permanently forgo domestic nuclear fuel production will lock US-based suppliers out of the most important energy technology in the world.
The town of Wigton has completed the first stage of an initiative to become a smart energy community. Located in Cumbria, Wigton was previously part of a pilot deploying rural broadband and has partnered with Silver Spring Networks to demonstrate how communities can become energy independent. via English Town Seeks Energy Independence.
The Army, Navy and Air Force are using more than 130 megawatts of solar energy, with intentions toward 3 gigawatts of solar capacity by 2025 as part of a much bigger Department of Defense commitment.
From the folks at UN Water. View/download a larger version here. PDF: Download Water_Security_poster Here are the analytical brief (PDF or online flipbook) and a summary. Read more here. Download Watersecurity_analyticalbrief Enjoy! “The capacity of a population to safeguard sustainable access to adequate quantities of and acceptable quality water for...
With roughly 18 months until launch, South Korea appears ready to create the world’s most ambitious cap and trade market, with the highest global price on carbon.
Not only is the importance of interaction design is increasing daily but also it has a significant role in shaping the upcoming technologies in interacting seamlessly with each other. This is all due to the increase of software applications in many different new industries. Show More Summary
News of the future was, in my youth, something that one found by crossing the palm of a lady in a dark tent with a piece or two of silver (or the modern equivalent) at one of the fairs that came to town. Such opportunities still exist, with all the caveats that existed back then likely still being in force. Show More Summary
This graphic came with an email promoting AGU's upcoming conference on preparing for our future, 24-26 June in Washington, DC. If this doesn't do it, I don't know what will. But they should have had one figure dealing with losses from a mega-hurricane, flood, or something water-related. Just a suggestion,...
The latest installment of the saga has been the expulsion of journalists from the site where they would cover the latest protest by indigenous activists who have brought the building of the dam to a halt.
Never-fail military microgrids are breaking new ground in distributed energy management. Now one of them is getting connected to the grid at large.
The budget proposal for FY2014 would give Moniz a solid start in advancing the low-carbon economy, by increasing funding for renewable energy, advanced vehicle research and development, and energy efficiency programs.
Energy Department approves expanded LNG exports The Energy Department gave a terminal near Freeport, Tex., permission Friday to ship liquefied natural gas to Japan, providing a new outlet for rising U.S. production of shale gas despite...Show More Summary
BLM’s aim with this rule, compared to a previous version, was to take hydraulic fracturing regulation in a better direction – acknowledging the role of the states and measures including FracFocus.org, the online fracking fluid regis...
Joule Assets Inc., a leading provider of energy market analytics, tools and financing, announced today a major expansion by opening a European subsidiary in Amsterdam to capture increased opportunities of a fast evolving European market. Show More Summary