Tag Archives: Green Energy
The fastest growing economies in the world – India has set itself a target of 175GW of renewable energy by 2022, to stand by its commitment in Paris agreement. Continue reading
Google bought the entire output of two new wind farms under construction in Sweden and Norway. As the search giant continues its push to be powered by one hundred percent renewable energy. Continue reading
At present, there are three main energy sources which are used – fossil fuel, fissile fuel and renewable. Fossil sources are petroleum, coal, oil etc., renewable sources are – biomass, solar, wind, hydropower etc., and the fissile energy sources are uranium and thorium. Continue reading
On Sunday, May 15, 2016, in Germany at around 2p.m. (local time); renewables were supplying 45.5 gigawatts electricity and the demand was 45.8 gigawatts! Germany is determined and pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40% below 1990 levels by 2020 and by 80-85% percent by 2050 from 1990 levels, has assertively inched towards its commitments to 100% renewable energy by 2050. Continue reading
A research was done in producing electricity from garbage or solid domestic waste with renewed interest. Though this is tried since long and also was successful, the biggest question was of toxic gasses emission from burning of this waste, but today the technology has almost overcome this hurdle. Continue reading
Renewable energy has become a priority or say mandatory for many countries, especially in view of the Paris Agreement’s 2020 emission reduction goals. Total global installed capacity of wind power has touched 432,419 MW at the end of 2015, representing cumulative growth as high as 17%. Continue reading
The First triple hybrid power generation facility in the world, having a combination of geothermal, photovoltaic and solar thermal power station was inaugurated in Nevada recently. Continue reading
Wind energy is becoming a major source of electricity in the recent years. Last year, Iowa has generated 31% of its power from wind resources, the most in the country. Other states, including South Dakota (25.5%) and Kansas (23.9%) are not too behind. Continue reading
Up until 2007, Spain was the undisputed leader of renewable energy. It led the world in the wind and solar energy and was well on course achieving the 20% threshold by 2011.
Though many people view plastic as a threat to the environment, recent developments have proven that plastic can, in fact, be used as a valuable resource in the pursuit of renewable energy.