Fuel Free Energy Scenarios and TBLI comes to Wall Street

I am excited about doing a second road trip to New York, Feb. 10-17, 2013, to promote the upcoming TBLI CONFERENCE™ USA. We are finally bringing TBLI CONFERENCE™ to Wall Street on June 17-18, 2013. The response has been quite overwhelming. Come take a look and discover for your self why TBLI CONFERENCE™ is the leading convening force of asset owners and asset managers on ESG and Impact Investing, and has been held 20 times over a 14 year period. Register now and save $ 800,–

Renewables Global Futures Report

Renewables Global Futures Report 2013 just published. Showing the potential of Renewable Energy (fuel free ) growth world wide, look at various scenarios. Here is one of the projections. Full Report available here.

Energy Projections 1

Renewable are destroying fossil fuel power generation model

Met a guy from Clingendael  Think Tank at a talk I was giving, recently. He said fuel free energy (renewable) will kill fossil fuel energy business model. How can renewables make money if fuel is free. I looked at him puzzled and really didn’t understand what the problem was. Isn’t that what capitalism does, look for better model, creative destruction, etc. If fuel free is a better modal for jobs and environmental impact, what’s the problem?

Renewables Make German Power Market Design Defunct, Utility Says

By Rachel Morison Bloomberg – Jun 26, 2012
Electricity generation from renewable energy in Germany is reducing power prices and has left the country with a market whose design no longer works, according to Stadtwerke Leipzig GmbH. Click here for entire article


Global Market Renewable Energy

IEA published an overview of all installed renewable energy geographically.

Africa produced 98,153 GWh from hydro (including pumped storage), 1307 GWh from wind, 1193 GWh from geothermal, 746 GWh from biomass and 26 GWh from solar photovoltaic (PV).

Asia (excluding China) produced 252,091 GWh from hydro, 14,443 GWh from wind, 19,022 GWh from geothermal, 7333 GWh from biomass and 45 GWh from solar PV.

China produced 585,187 GWh from hydro, 13,079 GWh from wind, nothing from geothermal, 2359 GWh from biomass and 172 GWh from solar PV.

Latin America produced 673,862 GWh from hydro, 1025 GWh from wind, 2972 GWh from geothermal, 29,996 GWh from biomass and nothing from solar.

Non-OECD Europe produced 49,114 GWh from hydro, 167 GWh from wind, nothing from geothermal, 345 GWh from biomass and 4 GWh from solar PV.

OECD Europe produced 554,211 GWh from hydro, 120,067 GWh from wind, 9932 GWh from geothermal, 79,132 GWh from biomass and 7479 GWh from solar PV and solar thermal.

OECD North America produced 703,753 GWh from hydro, 59,784 GWh from wind, 24,070 GWh from geothermal, 59,299 GWh from biomass and 2492 GWh from solar PV and solar thermal.