Tag Archives: "electricity"

Request for your data of recently installed off-grid electricity plants ~ IRENA statistics database

To demonstrate the benefits of off-grid renewables, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is currently making a big effort to collect data about off-grid electricity production. This information will be included in IRENA’s statistics databases and publications and used in IRENA’s efforts to promote off-grid renewables. IRENA would be grateful if readers could send them […]

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Is cooking on batteries really a good idea?

Conventional wisdom tells us that using batteries for thermal applications is generally not a good idea, as they are expensive and using high-grade electrical energy to produce lower grade heat energy would be inefficient. However a new article published in Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments explores this proposition in the context of ever decreasing battery […]

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IISD – Summary Report available for 3rd SEforALL Forum (New York 3-5 Apr 2017)

For those of us not able to be in New York for the Third Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) forum, the Summary Report from IISD provides a good overview:   IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS) – A Multimedia Resource for Environment and Development Negotiations www.iisd.ca IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS) – A Multimedia Resource for […]

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Selection of renewable energy sources for sustainable development of electricity generation system using analytic hierarchy process: A case of Malaysia

There is a new article in the Renewable Energy journal which discusses a model for evaluating the potential of different renewable technologies in Malaysia, by Salman Ahmad and Razman Mat Tahar.             Abstract Currently, around 90% of Malaysia’s electricity generation depends on fossil fuels. This reliance, in a long run, is not […]

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