All articles by Elisabeth Fisher

  1. Fossil fuel free by 2050: Danish Energy Minister Martin Lidegaard explains how

    When the Danish Government announced its plan to run the country’s entire energy system on renewables by 2050, many neighbouring…
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    14 Nov
  2. Energy efficiency: could smart power save the euro?

    Little by little, the European Union (EU) gets closer to the long-hoped-for new energy efficiency strategy: after months of haggling…
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    29 Jul
  3. The right mix: technologies to store wind power

    Wind power is one of the cheapest forms of renewable energy but it is also one of the most inconsistent….
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    11 Jul
  4. Amazon tribes occupy Belo Monte Dam site in Brazil

    More than 150 indigenous tribes people are occupying one of the building sites for the $11.2bn Belo Monte dam across…
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    27 Jun
  5. U-turn on thorium: safe nuclear power generation?

    The aftermath of the meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011 is still evident throughout the…
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    13 Jun
  6. Europe’s nuclear stress tests: genuine safety accounts or political charade?

    In the weeks and months after the calamitous events at the Japanese Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in March 2011, concerns…
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    15 May
  7. The atomic dragon: China’s growing nuclear capabilities

    China plans to have more than 100 nuclear reactors in operation by 2020. In the wake of the triple meltdown…
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    9 May
  8. When the lights go down – a new vision for solar energy

    The biggest limitation that modern photovoltaic installations and other renewable energy sources face is their dependence on the environment. In…
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    29 Jan
  9. Small hydro Latin America – golden chance for growth?

    Few other regions in the world have such vast hydro power prospectives as Latin America: the combination of highlands, the…
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    11 Jan
  10. Rise of a giant: Russia’s nuclear future

    Nuclear is the future of power – this sentence seems at least to apply for Russia. While countries such as…
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    7 Dec

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