Uncertainty about the immediate future seems to permeate most societies around the world. Few look far beyond the immediate. But what is now being put in place with the current global upheaval will form the basis of the strategic framework for the coming decades. Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was quoted as saying that “if you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there”. Updating this in The Art of Victory, I noted: “If...

Gamesa enters Jamaican market

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Wind turbine manufacturer signs turnkey contract for the construction of a 24 MW wind farm.

Bonaire (pop. 14,500), a small island off the coast of Venezuela, is famous for its beautiful marine reefs, which are visited by 70,000 tourists every year. What many of the tourists don’t realize is that the majority of the electricity powering their needs comes from renewable energy. Yet for the residents of Bonaire, the switch from fossil-fueled to renewable energy systems has made a world of difference.

Originally published on RMI. By Kaitlyn Bunker Bonaire (pop. 14,500), a small island off the coast of Venezuela, is famous for its beautiful marine reefs, which are visited by 70,000 tourists every year. What many of the tourists don’t realize is that the majority of the electricity powering their needs comes from renewable energy. Yet Caribbean Island Ditching Diesel In Favor Of Renewable Energy was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+...

Developers, manufacturers, investors and other renewable energy industry stakeholders need to know where the next big market is going to be so that they can adjust their business decisions accordingly.

Here’s more solar fun for some lazy Sunday (or Monday after Christmas) reading. Enjoy! Solar $$ Solar Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels For New Chilean Projects? UK Solar Installations Still Offer Excellent ROI Peer-to-Peer Financing For Residential Solar Rolled Out In Arizona Living the EV/PV Dream: How I Chose to Pair My Solar System With an Electric Solar Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels Again (+ Other Solar News) was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other...

New York TimesOil's Swift Fall Raises Fortunes of US AbroadNew York TimesBRUSSELS — A plunge in oil prices has sent tremors through the global political and economic order, setting off an abrupt shift in fortunes that has bolstered the interests of the United States and pushed several big oil-exporting nations ...Cheap oil is a costly holiday presentWho Gets Hurt When Oil FallsSpecial Report on Oil: Why Speculators Could Be Driving Prices Down - -

EXMAR places an order for a second floating liquefied natural gas liquefaction unit with China's Wison Offshore, with delivery planned for 2017.

A sail off on the distant horizon; soothing, cool ocean breezes and swaying palms; white, sugar-sand beaches — who hasn't dreamed of living the good life on a Caribbean island? The Caribbean islands have a strong, elemental attraction for many of us from colder, more temperate and overcast climes. For those who have ventured beyond a one, two or even three-week Caribbean vacation — or who may even have tried to fulfill their Caribbean dream — the reality, and practicalities,...

Plunging oil prices are doing Obama's foreign policy for himWashington Post (blog)The precipitous fall in oil prices, which is hammering countries heavily dependent upon oil exports, could prod Russia into abiding by a ceasefire in Ukraine, make Iran more pliable in talks over its nuclear program, undercut Venezuela's influence in ...

The renewable energy focus has slowly been shifting away from traditional national powerhouses in Europe and North America towards developing nations, primarily across the Southern Hemisphere. A new report published by the Worldwatch Institute has analysed the particular market barriers and growth pathways available for two specific regions, Latin America and the Caribbean, and found Renewable Energy Growth Opportunities In Latin America & Caribbean was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+...

Triple Pundit (blog)Vanadium-Flow Batteries Gain Commercial TractionTriple Pundit (blog)Imergy's ESP30 vanadium-flow battery systems offer distinct advantages as compared to their Li-ion counterparts, company President Tim Hennessy told 3p. Early this year, California became the first state in the U.S. to start making use of advanced, ...