Some mainstream media around the world have a tendency to publish misinformed or, worse, systematically and falsely negative stories about renewable energy.
Video from Aquamarine Power shows its Oyster 800 wave energy device taking a beating – but surviving – two-story tall waves in Orkney, Scotland.
Ocean Power Technologies says a 2013 deployment of its already much-delayed Oregon wave buoy is unlikely, and the state thinks it won’t happen until 2016.
Around 1.3 trillion US dollars have been invested into the renewable energy sector since 2006 and the growth trend is set to continue.
A 10-megawatt power plant using ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) technology is planned in waters off southern China’s Hainan Island. Construction is expected to be completed in 2017.
The International Energy Agency warns that nothing short of an energy sector revolution is required to protect the world from runaway climate change.
A parliamentary committee casts doubt on a new proposal to turn the Severn Estuary into a power producer equivalent to three or four nuclear reactors.