Google Achieves 100% Renewable Energy Milestone Officially

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Tech Giant, Google is reported to have achieved meeting it’s renewable energy purchases and is also believed to have exceeded the amount of electricity used in its operations last year. In an announcement this week, Google said that it held contracts to buy 3GW of output from renewable energy projects, which are reported to be the most renewable energy till date to be purchased by a corporate entity. Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Powers More Than 100 Cities Globally

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Governments all over the world are transcending towards renewable sources of energy instead of using oil and gas produced from fossil fuels. Continue reading

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Vital Things For A Renewable Energy Future

The energy mix of the planet is on a dynamic threshold of change. It is reported that the International Energy Agency is anticipating renewable electricity generation to rise by over one-third by 2022, and this only reiterates the increasing importance of renewable sources of energy. Here are a few materials that are critical to harnessing energy solar panels, batteries, turbines, and more. Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Poised To Grow To 400% by 2040

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The 2018 forecast for the global energy market spells renewable energy playing a powerful role in the future, according to BP the oil giant. The Energy Outlook edition highlights the forces shaping the global energy transition and considers a plethora of scenarios and is based on possible implications of different judgements and assumptions. Spencer Dale, group chief economist, explained that by 2040 oil, gas, coal, and non-fossil fuels would account to around a quarter of the world’s energy and about 40% of the increase in energy demand would be met by renewable energy. With the current trends continuing the renewables would grow by 400% by 2040, but would still account for about 14% of all the global energy demand. Continue reading

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Wind Power Gusts Away Competition in Europe

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Wind energy

Clear energy set an amazing record attributed to the European Union (EU) in October 2017. It was reported that almost 25% of the overall electricity was achieved through wind power alone, which was said to be the first time in the EU’s history. Continue reading

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T-Mobile Pledges to Use 100% Renewable Energy By 2021

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Telecommunications company, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS), took a leap forward towards their clean energy commitment, by unveiling a second wind farm project backed by the Un-carrier. The telecommunications company has pledged to use renewable power to account for 100% of its energy use by 2021 and has joined RE100, an international initiative that works for over 100 businesses to reduce their carbon footprints. It is reported that nearly 123 companies had joined RE100, which includes tech giants like Google, Apple, and Microsoft, and the overseas telecom companies like KPN, BT, Telefonica, and Proximus. Continue reading

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Saudi Seeks Renewable-Energy Push From Latin America

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Abdul Latif Jameel Company Ltd., a Saudi Arabian industrial firm that is involved in auto imports to real estate, is reportedly seeking attention from the clean-energy market of Latin America. Continue reading

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UAE Applauds China’s Contribution to its Renewable Energy Plans

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China has reportedly played a vital role in the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) renewable energy strategy for the region, as reiterated by the UAE Minister of Energy and Industry, H.E. Eng. Suhail Al-Mazrouei recently. Continue reading

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Wind Energy – Cheapest Source of Clean Energy in India

Wind power has been acclaimed as the cheapest source of renewable energy in India. The wind generation capacity in India has reportedly increased over thirty years, and also holds the 4th position in the world with installations of over 31 GW at the end of March 2017. Continue reading

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California Poised To Achieve Renewable Energy Goal 10 Years Early

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Dillon Wind Power Project

California looks all set to achieve its renewable energy goal a decade ahead of schedule. Governor Jerry Brown had signed a law committing to renewable energy and stating that 50% of its electricity would come from the source by 2030.

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