Marine energy, not long ago considered a “yeah, maybe someday” option in the renewable energy sector, is getting quite a lot of attention lately: from the energy industry, federal and state governments, universities and the military. via Smart Grid: U.S. energy industry getting serious about marine power generation.
Electricity generated from renewable sources such as wind, marine and solar helps to cut carbon emissions by reducing the need for fossil fuel power generation. Renewable energy can also diversify supplies, helping to make a power system more resilient to failures and less exposed to fluctuating fuel prices. However, renewables pose a challenge in the Continue reading →
The Business Spectator has a look at some of Google’s initiatives to transform the way we produce energy – Google’s search for smart power. Most people expect there to be a transformation of the energy industry, but what if it turns out to be a total revolution? Most talk focuses on a possible move to Continue reading →