China to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions – World’s First Hydrogen Powered Tram

Hydrogen Powered Tram China

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In an effort to deal and overcome the massive pollution problems the country is facing, China has launched environmentally friendly transport system. Chinese company Sifang (which is a subsidiary of China South Rail Corporation) has successfully developed the world’s first hydrogen-powered tram. Continue reading

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World’s First Triple Geo-PV-Solar Thermal Power Plant goes operational in Nevada

Enel Green Power North America’s Stillwater Solar Geothermal Hybrid Project in Fallon, Nevada is a first of its kind renewable energy power plant.

Enel Green Power North America’s Stillwater Solar Geothermal Hybrid Project in Fallon, Nevada is a first of its kind renewable energy power plant.
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The First triple hybrid power generation facility in the world, having a combination of geothermal, photovoltaic and solar thermal power station was inaugurated in Nevada recently. This plant has total of 61 MW capacity – Geothermal 33 MW, solar PV 26MW and solar thermal 2 MW each. Continue reading

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Increase in use of renewable energy halts emission of greenhouse gases

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Creative Commons/Ignacio Malapitan III

As per the leading energy report, the fall in the use of coal in The US and shift towards renewable energy, has proved handy in a substantial decline in emission of greenhouse gases. Continue reading

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Wind Energy – An important source of electricity in US

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Wind energy is becoming a major source of electricity in the recent years.  Last year, Iowa has generated 31% of its power from wind resources, which is the most in the country. Continue reading

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Sources of renewable energy

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Credit: Creative Commons/Katrin Scheib

Renewable energy is an energy which comes from resources which are naturally replenished like sun, wind, tides etc. Continue reading

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Costa Rica is 99% Powered By Renewable Energy

Tilaran windmill Costa Rica

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This year Costa Rica is making news for its use of renewable energy sources. The country’s efforts have made rich with renewable energy. Costa Rica generates most of its electricity from renewable sources, as much as 99% of their electricity comes from renewable sources. Continue reading

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A bright 2016 for Wind Energy

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Creative Commons/Harvey McDaniels

According to RenewableUK 2016 is going to be a great year for onshore and offshore wind energy sectors and many newly constructed projects getting a go ahead. Continue reading

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Is the Spanish Dream of Clean Alternative Energy Still Possible?

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Credit: Creative Commons/jsoler13

Up until 2007, Spain was the undisputed leader of renewable energy. It led the world in the wind and solar energy and was well on course achieving the 20% threshold by 2011. Continue reading

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Why Steam Offers the Best Source of Alternative Energy for Japan

Hot spring town of Beppu located in Kyushu, Japan

Hot springs are plenty in Japan. They have drawn much attention as possible sources of renewable energy. The question that begs is; how reliable is it? Continue reading

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3 Ways Plastic Is Being Used To Produce Renewable Energy

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Credit: Creative Commons/Activ Solar

Though many people view plastic as a threat to the environment, recent developments have proven that plastic can, in fact, be used as a valuable resource in the pursuit of renewable energy.

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