While California’s per capita electricity consumption has held steady for three decades, per capita gross state product (GSP) has doubled. This shows that California’s economy has become less reliant on energy to produce goods and services... Read more about Electricity use and GDP
Energy demands in South Asia are growing at rate of over 6.0 per cent a year - a pace that is far in excess of the region's capacity to meet. The fact that a sizeable section of the population does not have access to electricity makes energy security a daunting challenge for the countries of this region. ... Read more about Energy ring best option to solve regional needs
Increase of 52% to $10.3bn in 2011 was based on strong solar performance
India's transformation into a cleantech powerhouse moved up a gear in 2011 when it racked up investments of $10.3bn in the sector, a growth rate of 52 per cent year on year that dwarfed the rest of the world's significant economies.
Iceland has lots of geothermal energy, Norway has hydropower. The wind blows hard in Scotland and the sun always shines in North Africa. Helen Knight explores plans to connect these diverse sources to a single network
Plans to supply all of Europe's electricity from renewable sources has come a step closer thanks to progress in efforts to build a continent-wide supergrid connected to North Africa and theMiddle East. ... Read more about Energy without borders