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My novel, The Smuggler’s Blues, is now available. It’s a rollicking, fast-paced action-adventure story about smuggling newbies trying to put together a deal while being constantly distracted by alcohol, sex and pot. A funny, riveting page-turner with an unexpected twist…

New Jim Carey Novel

My novel, The Smuggler’s Blues, is now available. It’s a rollicking, fast-paced action-adventure story about smuggling newbies trying to put together a deal while being constantly distracted by alcohol, sex and pot. A funny, riveting page-turner with an unexpected twist…

UK Low-Carbon Contract Winners Revealed: Wind Scores, Solar Disappoints

The first round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) programme — the UK scheme that is designed to support low-carbon generation and a capacity margin in the energy sector — has concluded. Contracts were offered to 27 renewable electricity projects with a total value of some £315 million (US$500 million), which include two offshore wind farms with a total planned capacity of more than 1.1 GW, 15 onshore wind projects and five solar projects. In total, more 2 GW of new low-carbon capacity (including renewables, nuclear and carbon capture and storage) could be built under the CfD scheme.

Are Utilities or States the Leaders in Renewable Energy and Efficiency?

A June 2014 study by Ceres highlighted the top electric utilities for renewable energy and efficiency. In an article discussing the findings, Utility Dive suggested that there are “wide disparities […] in the extent to which electric utilities currently deliver renewable energy and energy efficiency.” To find the source of these disparities, look n