New Airborne Windmill to Hover in the Alaska Skies

A new kind of wind turbine will be hovering in the Alaska skies by 2013. The towerless turbine will be floating inside a high-tech helium balloon up to an altitude of 1,000 feet. Continue reading

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Poland Looks to Sea for Renewable Energy

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Poland is looking towards offshore wind farms, in it’s effort to meet the EU recommendations and curb the dependence on Russian energy imports. Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Firms in Spain Seek Opportunities in South Africa

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The Spanish government did away with subsidies for renewables in an effort to cut down its budget deficit. This measure by the Spanish government forced giant renewable firms like Abengoa and Iberdrola to search outside Spain and Europe for opportunities in renewable energy. Continue reading

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IRENA Positive About Renewable Energy Revolution

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Renewable energy is fast becoming a powerful source for millions of people worldwide, who are off the grid. Continue reading

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India, Malaysia Sign MoU on Renewable Energy

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India and Malaysia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in an effort to boost their respective energy sectors though co-operative measures in the renewable energy sector. Continue reading

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Irish Ports Target Renewable Energy Market

This is a view of Foynes Harbour taken from the car park above Foynes Yacht club on the N69.

Nearly €21bn have been reserved for potential development of the renewable energy sector in the Irish Sea. These reserves which will be used in creation, installation, operation, and maintenance of offshore renewable energy projects are now being eyed by Irish ports. Realizing the positive future of alternative energy sources, ports in the Irish sea have decided to tap the market by developing necessary facilities and infrastructure. Continue reading

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100% Renewable Energy Target by 2020 for Scotland

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Last year, Scotland sourced 35% of its energy needs from renewable resources. The focus is now on sourcing 50% of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2015. Continue reading

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British Engineers Make Petrol from Water and Air

Now produce petrol by air and water! Doesn’t it sound appealing? A small British company has proved it, after the development of a new technology that would contribute to large-scale production of green fuels in the future. Over a period of three months in Teeside, northern England, engineers at Air Fuel Synthesis (AFS) produced 5 litres of synthetic petrol. Continue reading

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High Time India Focused on Alternative Sources of Energy

According to German expert, Reinhard Plotz, it’s about time India looked into alternative sources of energy to power the needs of it burgeoning population.

Reinhard Plotz research says that ninety eight percent of India’s huge energy requirement is sufficed mainly by thermal and hydro power with only two percent by renewable sources. India now needs to tap into other resources of energy. Continue reading

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Whimsical Winds Make a Global Impact with Renewable Energy

Whimsical Winds takes aid of the wind to give a demo of their wind chimes to potential customers. However, the wind here is not only used for this purpose. It is also making use of the wind to supply 100% of it’s energy needs. Continue reading

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