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Solar panel stickers that can be placed anywhere

How We Get To Next features the work of Stanford Professor Xiaolin Zheng who is developing flexible solar cells that could in theory scale up and be applied like stickers, posters, wallpaper or other coverings for buildings, indoors and out, to generate power.

Source: HWGTN

Innovation

Determinants of Households’ Investment in Energy Efficiency and Renewables: Evidence from the OECD Survey on Household Environmental Behaviour and Attitudes

OECD / by Nadia Ameli and Nicola Brand
http://bit.ly/1tDKUQy

Many studies on household energy efficiency investments suggest that a wide range of seemingly profitable investments are not taken up. 110 more words

Energy And Climate

Climatescope 2014

Bloomberg New Energy Finance
http://global-climatescope.org/en/ (website)
http://global-climatescope.org/en/download/ (report)

[CleanTechnica] Bloomberg New Energy Finance on Tuesday released the “landmark” Climatescope 2014, a country-by-country assessment focused on the developing world. 310 more words

International

New European Targets for Emission Reductions and Renewables

On October 24, members of the European Union reached agreement on new emissions targets for 2030: 40% cuts to greenhouse gas emissions, 27% target for the renewable energy market share and, an optional target of 27% increase for energy efficiency improvement. 124 more words

The Renewables Strategy

Today’s great write from Greg Jericho:

…the Abbott Government has been extremely successful in making climate change policy more about electricity prices than about climate change.

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Strategy

Bye Bye Coal and Coal-ition

An Australian company which invented a renewable energy electricity generator says it was forced to move its operation to Germany because of a lack of opportunities in Australia. 389 more words

Coal

Would renewables still be a good idea if fossil fuels didn't have negative environmental consequences?

Given the push toward renewable energy that is happening these days, it’s natural for folks to start to demonize fossil fuels like coal, gas, etc.  I think this is a shame.  1,251 more words

Perspectives