reegle

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reegle
Reegle logo.jpg
Type of site
Search Engine
Available in English
Owner REEEP & REN21
Created by punkt.net Services[1]
Revenue nonprofit
Website www.reegle.info
Alexa rank 851,859 (April 2014)[2]
Commercial no
Registration optional
Launched October 2005[3]
Current status active

reegle (lower-case) is an Internet search engine specifically covering the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency. It was originally developed in 2005 by REEEP and REN21 as a public resource, with funding from the governments of:[4]

The site was substantially revised in April 2009 to be more user-friendly.

Website[edit]

reegle is a search engine specifically covering renewable energy, energy efficiency and climate change issues. It was conceived as a public resource for governments, project developers, banks and finance institutions, NGOs, and international organisations as well as the general public.

In addition to its search function, the site has a news feed provided courtesy of EnviroFinland, a blog, a green glossary of terms and event listings.

It has three main search components.

Web search[edit]

The central function of the site is a web search, which offers a "mind map" based search refinement function.

Map search[edit]

The user can click on a map of the world and get information on renewable energy and energy efficiency in that specific country, including relevant government ministries, private companies, country energy statistics, and a sampling of clean energy development projects in that specific area.

Renewable Energy and Climate Glossary[edit]

An online glossary covering about 4000 terms from the clean energy and climate sector, with definition from Open Data sources. Translations of many terms into additional languages is also available.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ reegle imprint
  2. ^ "Reegle.info Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  3. ^ "WHOIS - reegle.info". Retrieved 2008-04-01. 
  4. ^ "reegle - Partners". Archived from the original on 2008-02-29. Retrieved 2008-04-01. 

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