Electric Vehicles Get Green Credentials Thanks to Renewable Energy

Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf. Credit: Flickr/stevelyon

Electric Vehicles (EVs) have always been contested on their green credentials. Critiques have claimed that EVs are not entirely clean due to electricity being generated in power stations which are coal-fired. Continue reading

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Nestle Set to Tap Renewable Energy in the Philippines

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Nestle Philippines Inc. has turned to Aboitiz Power Corp., a holding company in the Philippines to supply renewable energy (RE) to its manufacturing facility, the MakBan Geothermal Power Plant (MGPP). Continue reading

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LEGO Reaches 100% Renewable Energy Target Ahead of Schedule

Burbo Bank Extension

Burbo Bank Extension. Credit:DONG Energy

The Danish toy manufacturing giant, The Lego group has achieved a 100% renewable energy target three years ahead of schedule. Continue reading

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New Renewable Energy Record Set By Germany

Windmills on the Bostalsee in the Saar-Hunsrück Nature Park

Windmills on the Bostalsee, Germany. Credit: Creative Commons/Sebaso

Conventional methods of power generation are dependent on processes which can harm the environment, and Germany has reportedly taken active steps by heavily investing in renewable energy sources. Continue reading

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Canada Generates Two-Thirds of its Electricity from Renewable Energy

Arrow Lakes Generating Station, British Columbia, Canada

Arrow Lakes Generating Station, British Columbia, Canada

Canada augmented its renewable electricity capacity over the last decade and has reportedly emerged as the second largest producer of hydroelectricity in the world. Continue reading

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Italian Startup Hints At Renewable Energy from Hot Sand

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Are solar and wind the only contenders in Renewable energy? An Italian energy startup, Magaldi, is attempting experiments with hot sand, which could power homes and other locations. Continue reading

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Ten European Countries Leading on Renewable Energy

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Which are the leading countries that are forging ahead towards ramping-up a renewable energy generation? Here are the ten countries where renewables are an important part of the energy mix. Continue reading

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Apple Strikes 96% Renewable Energy Globally

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Apple’s Vice President of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, Lisa Perez Jackson, in an interview with Bloomberg recently announced that the company had achieved 96% renewable energy worldwide. Continue reading

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100% Renewable Energy, Is It Realistic?

Windmill for electric power production

Windmill for electric power production. Credit: Public Domain Picture

Climate change has a requisite of global shared targets. The targets include deep decarbonisation (80% to 100%). What would be the best way to be fully decarbonised? The attempts to reduce carbon from the electricity sector are by pulling other energy services. There is a lot of demand for electricity, even with attempts at decarbonising. Continue reading

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Wood Potential Form of Renewable Energy: Minimising Wildfires

Creative Commons/Joadi

Creative Commons/Joadi

Can natural waste products be an endless fuel source? Converting these waste products to energy, can it support thousands of rural jobs? This is already a reality in many places, with wood as that fuel. Continue reading

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