Pondering the future for the bioenergy sector in the UK

WRITTEN BY EBRI. Experts from Aston University’s European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) recently shared their views of the UK’s nascent bioenergy sector with Renewable Energy Focus magazine. The expert contributors included: Professor Tony Bridgwater, director; Dr Jim Sc …

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The role of renewable energy in the growth of Sub-Saharan Africa

BY GIULIA MENICUCCI. It could be called Sub-Saharan Africa’s energy’s paradox: despite the countries that have a large diffusion of oil fuels, the region has the lowest electricity access rate in the world. Roughly one-fifth of Sub-Saharian Africa’s population has access to electricit …

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US Department of Energy wants solar industry to “shine.” Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz explains.

Last month the US Department of Energy announced more than $53 million for 40 innovative research and development projects that aim to drive down the cost of solar energy, tackling key aspects of technology development in order to bring innovative ideas to the market more quickly. &nbs …

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The ABCs of green cars

BY CARA WAGNER. Most people consider their cars as a vital way to get themselves from A to B. However, some cars can be harmful to the environment. This is where green cars come in; they are environmentally friendly and have less polluting emissions because of their sustainable fuel resour …

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