the European Commission Website for Renewable Energy Sources - This site
is designed to be the European information centre and knowledge gateway
for renewable energy, helping to promote the European Union's strategy
to achieve 12% of RES by 2010.
- The ATLAS Project is a major initiative aimed at establishing an information
base to support energy Research and Technological Development (RTD) strategy,
which has been undertaken by the European Network of Energy Agencies (EnR)
on behalf of Directorate General XVII of the European Commission.
Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network (EREN) - U.S. Department
of Energy site for renewable and energy efficient technologies.
Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) - USA's leading center for
renewable energy research, NREL is developing new energy technologies to
benefit both the environment and the economy. This site includes a useful
section on the fundamentals
of renewable energy.
World-wide Information System for Renewable Energy (WIRE) -
WIRE is an ambitious collaborative led by the International Solar Energy
Society which offers documents, news, and a wealth of links and discussion
forums about renewable energy issues, all with an international focus.
WIRE also allows interested parties to contribute by sending links or announcements
- EuroREX is devoted to the promotion of renewable energy in Europe. EuroREX
provides commercial, investment, export, country
information with up-to-date news on sustainable and alternative energy
developments in Europe and the rest of the world.
Financial Guide for Renewable Energy - Focus on Biomass
This guide offers extensive information on subsidy schemes,
low-interest credit possibilities, pay-back arrangements, fiscal incentives,
feed-in regulations, set-aside regulations and adresses of public and private
investment funds. This project was financed by the European Commission
under the Altener programme.
- The objective of PRESSEA is to collect and disseminate information that
is of high importance to the public and private sector involved in renewable
energy in South East Asia (SEA) and the European Union. It also seeks to
establish a renewable energy information network that facilitates information
exchange between potential partners in the development, promotion, and
utilisation of renewable energy sources and technologies. PRESSEA provides
a platform for project opportunities and people in ASEAN and EU "to meet
Energy News - Green Energy News is a free access information
source for news relating to clean, efficient and renewable energy, its
applications, technology and relevant issues.
- NETT - is a network of professionals working in anaerobic
digestion of agro-industrial wastes in Europe and Canada. Its prime
motive is to enable exchange of information and experience and to disseminate
this information to relevant organisations, such as potential users and
gives an overview of activities in the Netherlands in the area of bio-energy.
Attention is given to the policy of bio-energy, to institutes and projects
which deal with research and development of bio-energy, and to the implementation
projects in the Netherlands.
Forum for Renewable Energy Sources (EUFORES) - EUFORES - is
an independent, non-profit making organisation that aims to promote the
use of renewable energy
Institute of Environmental Technology (RIET) - RIET is
a regional not-for-profit organisation facilitating environmental business
in Asia and matching the Asian demand for environmental best practices
with the economic co-operation interest of the most advanced countries.
Solutions Site - Presents readily accessible peer-reviewed answers
to problems in environment, health, population and development from which
others can benefit and are benefiting.
Energy Advocates - Renewable Energy Advocates believe that the
key for greater energy development in Solar Electric (photovoltaic), Wind
(turbines), Biomass (bioenergy), Geothermal, and Energy Efficiency is through
information sharing. We hope you find our resources on power generation,
sustainability, and fossil fuels environmental issues (i.e., global warming)
Wind Energy Association (AWEA) - The American Wind Energy Association
(AWEA) promotes wind energy as a clean source of electricity for consumers
around the world.
market place for Windpower - a website that aims to bring together
the world’s companies, trade associations and professionals on one website.
(Sustainability Action Group Exchange) - a UK organisation set-up
to disseminate information about sustainability.
Technology Asociation - A "grass roots" organisation promoting
EE/RE ideas to the domestic,alternative and small business markets.
Greenhouse Office (AGO) - The organisation within the Australian
Government that promotes and legislates on greenhouse issues.
sustainable energy - University of New South Wales site. UNSW
is at the forefront of solar photovoltaic and solar thermal development.
This site has info on solar and other RE technologies.
Research and Development Information Centre - Another UNSW site,
a list of who's researching what.
Australian Cooperative Research Centre for Renewable Energy (ACRE)
- Murdoch University site (Perth, Western Australia). ACRE brings together
research capabilities and market knowledge for the commercialisation of
renewable energy systems.
Renewable Energy Website - An AGO site dealing specifically
with renewable energy.
PV Portal - Provides
access to up-to-date knowledge of PV market developments worldwide.
- Independent website on green energy in Europe, with suppliers, products,
prices, large users and news.
Last updated 3 October 2000
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