With its abundant solar, wind, geothermal and tidal energy resources, Hawaii is planning to become the first state in the United States of America to be powered completely by renewable energy by 2040.
The great thing about renewables is – as a technology, the more they are used, the cheaper they get. That makes them fundamentally different from limited fossil resources.
Rajendra Pachauri believes that it is possible to reconcile a sustainable future with a growing economy if we apply his theory of “Decoupling”. Read here to find out how.
By the end of 2014, India had accumulated almost US$ 3 bn in funds through the coal cess. That sounds good and is a good start. However, a closer look shows that the idea is not yet well implemented.
Solar Energy International provides a series of online courses and workshops on solar. You can learn here, how to install an on- or off-grid system or how to build a water heater. Find out more here.
If you are looking for books on clean energy, renewable resources and solar energy, then read “The Solar Economy: Renewable Energy for a Sustainable Global Future” by Hermann Scheer.