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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Netherlands Takes a Step Ahead in Using Renewable Energy

Citypendel, colloquially known as Sprinter. Credit: Markv

Citypendel, colloquially known as Sprinter. Credit: Markv

We live in an era where everybody is giving a thought to the amount of energy that we use each day. Nations are developing projects and schemes to promote the usage of renewable energy and experts are searching for more and more apparatus for making this usage possible. Continue reading

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China All Set to Lead the World in Renewable Energy

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Credit: Creative Commons/AleSpa

China is all set to race ahead of the United States in its production and expenditure of renewable energy. The country has scrapped its plans of investing in coal plants near Beijing and is looking out to derive energy from alternative sources. Continue reading

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Google to Run Entirely on Renewable Energy

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Multinational technology company, Google, is reportedly stepping up its green energy endeavours.  It is reported that the online giant consumed energy equivalent to the city of San Francisco in the last year. Continue reading

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Converting Excess Renewable Energy into Methane Gas

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With latest technological innovations in wind and solar power, this sector has become cost competitive with the conventional power generation. But the biggest challenge still faced is the intermittent nature of these sources. Continue reading

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