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The drought that is affecting Brazil so much is also undermining Uruguay and its large dependance on hydro energy ( 74 percent of local electricity ). The current alternative to hydro is oil. So the country will invest $2.6 billion ( 2.3 billion euros ) in wind energy in the next […]

Uruguay to invest $2.6 billion in Wind energy






In the past few weeks different news from China made me feel hopeful for our common climate and civilization. Indeed, the country’s coal consumption has started to decrease, with a 2.9 percent cut in 2014.

China’s coal consumption is decreasing





We all need water and energy but with climate change, water scarcity is increasing. And sometimes, precious water is necessary to generate electricity. So for today’s post, I gathered a few infographics on that topic. 

Infographics on the water-energy nexus




And here is another article for Cleantechies ! This time I focused on the huge amounts of wind energy generated in Europe (namingly in Ireland and the Netherlands) this month thanks to the windy winter weather.

Europe is banking on wind, reaps profits


According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance global investments in clean energy such as wind and solar bounced back in 2014 with an increase of 16 percent over 2013. They reached $310 billion (260 billion euros).

Cleantech investments rebounded in 2014