Renewable energy is driving profound changes in cities. It’s happening much more quickly than was expected even five years ago. Yet land use planning has seemingly begun to lag behind. What challenges and actions must planners consider for the renewable energy transition to be effective?
Following its successful first year of operation, RCES is extending its portfolio of buildings to cover a radius of 10 miles from the centre of Reading. As a consequence, the Society is seeking owners and users of suitable buildings to have renewable energy facilities (such as solar and possibly other technologies) installed on their buildings […]
Which energy efficiency measures can save the UK billions? Which country plans to end oil and gas exploration and production by 2040? And, is it possible to make money by removing CO₂ from the atmosphere? Find out about This week’s ten biggest climate innovation stories — 7 September (Via. Climate KIC – Daily Planet)
This year’s Glastonbury Festival was part powered by Pee! In a partnership between The University of the West of England (UWE) and Glastonbury Festival, special urinals were installed in two locations – next to the Pyramid Stage and in the backstage area between the Pyramid and Other stages – and used to generate enough electricity […]
The world is increasingly turning to China to find new hope for renewable energy. In 2016 China almost doubled its solar capacity from 42.88 gigawatt in 2015 to 77.42 gigawatt in 2016. Here Christoph Biehl draws on a recent journey across China to share his impressions of the growth of renewable energy.