renewables targets

Another Blueprint for 100 Percent Renewables by Mid-Century

March 13, 2014 by Herman Trabish

Growing Renewables

The clean energy sector is awash in scenarios that suggest that 100 percent of our energy needs can be met with renewables. While the realities of implementation are far more difficult than the reports suggest, these models can serve as a helpful exercise in imagining what is possible.[read more]

Will Europe Scrap its Renewables Target? That Would Be Good News for the Economy and for the Environment

January 20, 2014 by Robert Stavins

The European Union is considering scrapping the use of binding renewable energy targets as part of its global climate change policy mix that will extend action from 2020 to 2030. The Financial Times reported that this move will “please big utility companies but infuriate environmental groups.”[read more]