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INVESTING IN HURRICANE SANDY

INVESTING IN HURRICANE SANDY   By Ellie Winninghoff   Community Capital Management's flagship fund, CRA Qualified Investment Fund (CRAIX), will dedicate $100 million of fund assets to invest in disaster recovery and redevelopment projects in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. "We have some [...]

How the world is failing at its climate goals, in one giant chart

How the world is failing at its climate goals, in one giant chart

How the world is failing at its climate goals, in one giant chart By Brad Plumer, Washington Post: November 5  Every time world leaders get together and talk about climate change, they tend to agree on one big thing: We shouldn't let global average temperatures rise more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels. The risks would be too [...]

The Road to Kaydon – Debra Fiakas, CFA

  Most investors with an interest in the alternative energy industry think first of the energy source  -  solar, wind, geothermal or biofuel.  There are other roads to access the returns promised by the shift from fossil fuel to alternative sources.  But do not waste time as these gems are in the sights of strategic buyers as [...]

To Expand Offshore Power, Japan Builds Floating Windmills

To Expand Offshore Power, Japan Builds Floating Windmills

To Expand Offshore Power, Japan Builds Floating Windmills Yoshikazu Tsuno/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images An offshore wind turbine off the coast of Fukushima. By HIROKO TABUCHI Published: October 24, 2013 OFF THE COAST OF FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Twelve miles out to sea from the severely damaged and leaking nuclear [...]

Dutch Wind Turbine Purchase Sets World Crowdfunding Record

LONDON -- Raising €1.3 million in just thirteen hours, 1700 Dutch households that came together to buy shares in a wind turbine have set a new world record for crowdfunding. All 6,648 shares in the electricity from the Vestas V80 2-MW wind turbine were sold, at a share price of €200. Each household bought single shares or blocks of [...]

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Stronger winds may explain puzzling growth of sea ice in Antarctica, model shows

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Stronger winds may explain puzzling growth of sea ice in Antarctica, model shows

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News       Stronger winds may explain puzzling growth of sea ice in Antarctica, model shows Posted: 17 Sep 2013 09:19 PM PDT Much attention is paid to melting sea ice in the Arctic. But less clear is the situation on the other side of the [...]

Advanced Energy Economy: Cheap Batteries for Backup Renewable Energy | MIT Technology Review

Advanced Energy Economy:  Cheap Batteries for Backup Renewable Energy | MIT Technology Review

On the cheap: EOS is working on a battery based on such cheap materials as water, zinc, and air. If successful, the result could be a boon to the renewable energy industry. Cheap Batteries for Backup Renewable Energy A battery made of cheap materials could store power when it’s windy for use when it’s not. Investors recently [...]

Press Release – Launch of the Renewables 2013 Global Status Report

Press Release – Launch of the Renewables 2013 Global Status Report

Media Contact: Christine Lins, Executive Secretary, REN21 Tel: +33 1 44 37 50 90 [email protected] | www.ren21.net/gsr Media Contact: Miriam Wolf, Press Officer, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Tel: +49 69 154 008 290 [email protected] PRESS [...]

Ren21 Newsletter: Renewables 2013 Global Status Report

Ren21 Newsletter:  Renewables 2013 Global Status Report

June 2013 In This Issue - News: REN21 Secretariat - News: EN21 Network - Upcoming Events Add the REN21 Renewables Interactive Map widget to your website to incorporate its renewable energy data search Keep Up with [...]

Alternative Energy : Rooftop Solar Eats Away At Network Business Models

Alternative Energy : Rooftop Solar Eats Away At Network Business Models

Alternative Energy Rooftop Solar Eats Away At Network Business Models Bonn: Addressing Climate Change Threats to “Water in the Anthropocene” Atomic-scale investigations solve key puzzle of LED efficiency Lumos Solar’s New Solarscape Structures Provide Shade and Renewable Energy Bicycle Infrastructure [...]

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