Germany to Have World’s First Wind-Hydro Farm by 2018

Windpark. Credit: GE Reports

Windpark. Credit: GE Reports

Fossil fuels are non-renewable, and they draw on finite resources that will eventually diminish one day, though when, is a point of dispute. Also, they are damaging environment by carbon emission. Continue reading

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Greensburg, Kansas runs on 100% Renewable – a Role Model of People’s Determination

Credit: Kansas Energy Information Network

Credit: Kansas Energy Information Network

An EF-5 tornado ripped through Greensburg, Kansas on May 4, 2007. This massive, tornado practically levelled the small town, and half of the town’s population of 1,500 residents escaped and never returned back. Continue reading

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Airborne Wind Energy Systems – A Novel Way of Producing Electricity

Credit: Altaeros Energies

Credit: Altaeros Energies

Global demand for green and sustainable energy is ever rising. Scientists are tapping all the possible sources of renewable energy available on the earth. Many creative and innovative concepts are being implemented. Continue reading

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Alstom’s Zero-Emission Train – Coradia iLint to Run First in Germany

InnoTrans 2016 – Alstom iLint with Fuel Cell Batteries. Credit: Flikr/FelixM

InnoTrans 2016 – Alstom iLint with Fuel Cell Batteries. Credit: Flikr/FelixM

At InnoTrans (the railway industry’s largest trade fair in the world), Berlin; the French transit company Alstom unveiled the world’s first hydrogen-powered passenger train. Coradia iLint as it’s named will begin making functioning in Germany at the end of 2017. Continue reading

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Indian Renewable Energy Mission Gets Boost from France and Japan

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Over the last decade, India’s power demand has been increasing by geometric progression, with the rapid industrial and economic growth. Continue reading

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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

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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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