The global cumulative renewable generation capacity reached 2,006 gigawatts (GW). 2016 capacity grew by 8.7%, according to IRENA’s latest data, with a record 71 GW of new solar energy leading the global capacity additions — the first time since 2013 that solar energy outpaced wind energy capacity additions. It was still a strong year for […]Read More Germany profile and energy trends
In the 100RE debate, sufficiency is the argument that a reduction in demand is as good as an increase in generation. Where generation is concerned, efficiency means squeezing out extra usable power output for the same input conditions. However, when it comes to sufficiency, efficiency gains can be achieved through the reduction of energy waste […]Read More Dropping demand through Energy Sufficiency
Dr. Jean Yves Caneill is the current EDF Head of Climate Policy and all throughout his long career has been involved in the European and International debate on the climate issue, attending negotiation conferences under the Eurelectric banner. His position about the controversy regarding the implementation of a 100% renewable electric grid is itself controversial: […]Read More Face to face with the Expert (3): Jean-Yves Caneill
Dr. Manuel Villavicencio managed to leave us an interview in which we discussed about present and future energy scenario.Read More Face to face with the Expert (2): Manuel Villavicencio
We managed to have some chat with current Chairman of GEG, Vincent Fristot, here is the extract of his interview!Read More Face to Face with the Expert (1): Vincent Fristot
Costarica is an example of country which manages to rely for a longer period on VRE only, but is it applicable everywhere?Read More Is it really impossible? The Costarica Case
Some extract to raise curiosityRead More Battery Storage: The Final Solution?