General Energy

The Challenge of Judging the Green Challenge

At last week’s Green Challenge, the largest annual and international green business plan competition, hosted and funded by the Dutch Postcode Lottery, the jury was presented with five worthy finalists, chosen from nearly 400 entries from 57 countries.

Sowing Confusion About Renewable Energy

Readers of The Economist may have been surprised to read in its 26 July 2014 “Free exchange” section on page 63, or in its online version, the “clear” conclu­sion that solar and wind power are “the most expen­sive way of reducing green­house-gas emissions,” while “nuclear plants…are cheaper,” so governments…