New Renewable Energy Record Set By Germany

Windmills on the Bostalsee in the Saar-Hunsr├╝ck Nature Park

Windmills on the Bostalsee, Germany. Credit: Creative Commons/Sebaso

Conventional methods of power generation are dependent on processes which can harm the environment, and Germany has reportedly taken active steps by heavily investing in renewable energy sources. Continue reading

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Canada Generates Two-Thirds of its Electricity from Renewable Energy

Arrow Lakes Generating Station, British Columbia, Canada

Arrow Lakes Generating Station, British Columbia, Canada

Canada augmented its renewable electricity capacity over the last decade and has reportedly emerged as the second largest producer of hydroelectricity in the world. Continue reading

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Italian Startup Hints At Renewable Energy from Hot Sand

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Are solar and wind the only contenders in Renewable energy? An Italian energy startup, Magaldi, is attempting experiments with hot sand, which could power homes and other locations. Continue reading

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Ten European Countries Leading on Renewable Energy

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Which are the leading countries that are forging ahead towards ramping-up a renewable energy generation? Here are the ten countries where renewables are an important part of the energy mix. Continue reading

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Apple Strikes 96% Renewable Energy Globally

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Apple’s Vice President of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, Lisa Perez Jackson, in an interview with Bloomberg recently announced that the company had achieved 96% renewable energy worldwide. Continue reading

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100% Renewable Energy, Is It Realistic?

Windmill for electric power production

Windmill for electric power production. Credit: Public Domain Picture

Climate change has a requisite of global shared targets. The targets include deep decarbonisation (80% to 100%). What would be the best way to be fully decarbonised? The attempts to reduce carbon from the electricity sector are by pulling other energy services. There is a lot of demand for electricity, even with attempts at decarbonising. Continue reading

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Wood Potential Form of Renewable Energy: Minimising Wildfires

Creative Commons/Joadi

Creative Commons/Joadi

Can natural waste products be an endless fuel source? Converting these waste products to energy, can it support thousands of rural jobs? This is already a reality in many places, with wood as that fuel. Continue reading

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A New Wave of Renewable Energy Revolution in Europe

Wind turbines from Blyth North Beach

Wind turbines from Blyth North Beach. Credit: Creative Commons/Andrew Curtis

The Northumberland coast near Blyth is poised to be linked to Norway by the world’s longest undersea power cable of around 450 km in length. Continue reading

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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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