Smøla Wind Farm

Countries in the European Union in 2020 produced more energy using renewable sources than using traditional fossil fuels, according to an annual report from Ember and Agora Energiewende. These two organizations started tracking the EU power sector in 2015, finding year-on-year gains from the start: renewables accounted for 38% of electricity delivered in 2020, while […]

Photo: Phoenix Solar AG

Passed is the time when the economists and politicians told us renewable energy was too expensive to pursue. Renewables, such as wind, solar and hydroelectric systems that generate electricity with no associated air pollution emissions, now appear as a cheap, and clean, alternative to traditional fossil fuels. Even Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, is […]

“Access to information, light and basic energy in a humanitarian crisis can be just as essential as food, water, medical supplies and shelter.” Thus starts Social Entrepreneur Kristine Pearson‘s blog post on the World Economic Forum’s Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship blog.  Kristine is Chief Executive of Lifeline Energy, whose mission is to improve “the […]