Third Largest Automaker of the World to run 100% on Renewable by 2050

Chevrolet Volt. Credit: GM Motors

Chevrolet Volt. Credit: GM Motors

World’s third largest automaker (sales by numbers), General Motors (GM) commits to go green by 2050. GM last week announced its commitment to generate or source all its electrical power requirements for its 350 operations across the globe with 100% renewable energy. It further states this electrical energy will be mainly from renewable energy sources such as the wind, the sun, and landfill gas. Continue reading

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Aqua Dynamo – An Eco-Friendly Tidal Turbine

Credit: Inventor Nofel Izz

Credit: Inventor Nofel Izz

Nofel lzz a Canadian entrepreneur has invented a tidal turbine ‘Aqua Dynamo’ which can harness the kinetic energy found in moving bodies of water and converts tidal energy into electricity. Continue reading

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Romania Inches Towards Total Renewable Energy Revolution

Fântânele-Cogealac Wind Farm, Romania.  Credit: Sandri Alexandra

Fântânele-Cogealac Wind Farm, Romania. Credit: Sandri Alexandra

On 23rd and 24th of August 2016, more than 50% of the total need of the electric power of Romania was supplied by hydro and wind power generators. While coal-fired power stations supplied 18% and the share of two nuclear reactors at Cernavoda was 16.5%. Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Revolution in the MidEast

Saudi Arabia Solar
The Governments in the Middle East have realized clean energy benefits are far more than just reducing carbon emissions being generated from burning fossil fuels. All the governments after having discussed and churned the green energy for years together, the region is now all set to undergo renewable energy revolution. Continue reading

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Data Centres and Renewable Energy

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Credit:Creative Commons/Wikieditor243

A typical data centre is a facility used to house huge computer systems and associated support equipments, such as telecommunications and storage systems etc. Traditionally data centres were either built for the sole use of one large company or network-neutral data centres where they act as a hub or in a lay man’s language ‘a highly secured storage place or safe deposit vault’ for many industries. Continue reading

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Tidal Energy – Another Abundant Source of Renewable Energy

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Credit: Pixabay

Tidal power or tidal energy is energy (potential or kinetic) obtained from sea tides which is converted into a useful form of power, mainly electricity. Tidal energy has huge potential in future for electricity generation, though not widely used as of date. Continue reading

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Scotland’s Efforts towards Renewables Transitions Hampered by Political Uncertainty

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Credit: Creative Commons/Adam Ward

The renewable energy sector has always flourished in Scotland as compared to any other part of the UK. In 2014, Scotland generated 34% of its electricity requirement from renewable energy, highest in any part of UK. Continue reading

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Drones to Improve Efficiency of Renewable Energy Installations

Drones
With the rapid growth in the renewable energy installation especially of solar and wind, the up keeping and maintenance of these installations is also critical and complex. Continue reading

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Integrated Solar Energy Approach – Convert – Store – Use

Solar Panels on the rooftop

Solar Panels on the rooftop

After Paris COP 21 – CMP 11 or in simpler words The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, people across the globe have been witnessing a number of announcements to keep up to Paris agreement and the increased awareness across all parts of the society about the climate change and its effects. Continue reading

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India’s Renewable Energy Target of 175 GW by 2022 Attracts Global Investors

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Credit: Creative Commons/Citizenmj

The largest democracy in the world, second highest populated country and one of the fastest growing economies in the world – India has set itself a very ambitious target of 175GW by 2022, to stand by its commitment in Paris agreement. Continue reading

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