Can Power Sector Emissions be Achieved by Aiming for 100% Renewable Energy?

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Sources of renewable energy. Credit: Public Domain/Kenueone

The Trump-era will see the issue of an executive order rolling back the Clean Power Plan, which is in the context of rolling back President Obama’s climate and energy initiatives. Continue reading

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Apple To Use 100% Renewable Energy For Manufacturing in Japan

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Apple Inc. has partnered with Japanese electronics company, Ibiden, headquartered in Ogaki, Gifu prefecture, to power all of its manufacturing in Japan with 100% renewable energy. Continue reading

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Denmark Runs Entirely on Wind Energy For a Day

Wind farm, Denmark.

Wind farm, Denmark. Credit:CC/CGP Grey

Renewable energy is creating waves globally and many countries are making iconic milestones. On February 22nd, it was reported that Denmark generated enough wind energy with its wind turbines to power the electricity needs of the entire country for a day. Continue reading

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Is Nuclear Energy Renewable?

Nuclear energy plant. France

Nuclear energy plant. France. Credit: Stefan Kühn

Clean energy in recent years has gained tremendous momentum. There has been considerable thought and debate by experts on whether nuclear energy should be included in the renewable energy list. Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Ready to Take Off Around the World

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Credit: Creative Commons/Chris Lim

Renewable power seems all set to take off the world with its recent developments. A recent report from the McKinsey Global Institute projects that renewable sources like, solar and the wind, would reportedly rise from 4% of global power generation to nearly 36% by 2035. The electricity markets are expected to stand reshaped in this process. Continue reading

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Wind Energy – The Largest Source of Clean Energy in the US

Windmills south of Dumas, TX. Credit:  CC/ Billy Hathorn

Windmills south of Dumas, TX. Credit: CC/ Billy Hathorn

Wind energy has expanded with around 82,183MWs of installed capacity by 2016 to overtake hydroelectric source of clean energy in the US. Continue reading

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Renewables Dominated the US Power Generation in 2016

The Brazos Wind Farm. Texas. Credit: Creative Commons/Leaflet

The Brazos Wind Farm. Texas. Credit: Creative Commons/Leaflet

Renewable energy is paving ways and it is reiterated by a new report which projects that renewable energy outpaced fossil fuels & dominated the New U.S. power generated in 2016.   Continue reading

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Saudi Aramco Considers Investing $5bn in Renewable Energy

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Saudi Aramco

World’s largest oil company, Saudi Aramco, is reportedly considering a $5 billion investment in renewable energy firms. According to the sources, this is a part of plans which will help diversify from crude production. Continue reading

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Facebook to Build Green Data Centre in Denmark

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Social media giant Facebook has chosen to build its third data centre outside the U.S. in the third largest city in Funen island in Odense, Denmark. Denmark is typified with a moderate climate and the company would reportedly benefit from the outdoor air and indirect evaporative cooling which would keep the temperatures in the data centre down with the servers being entirely powered by renewable energy. Continue reading

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India Leads Spain, UK in Wind Energy Generation

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Credit: Creative Commons/UY Scuti

There is a crystal clear focus on renewable and clean energy in India, with due merit to the ambitious mission stated by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). India leads Spain and UK in wind energy, with a fourth position in the world, after China, USA, and Germany. Continue reading

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