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Nanosize batteries could significantly improve green energy storage Shipworms may help in the production of Biofuels India intends to invest billions in renewables Renewable energy partnership formed between US Army and NREL Global wind energy capacity to reach 2,000 GW by 2030 Global renewable energy investments are on the rise Alternative energy breakthrough made by Lockheed What is Grid Parity? 300-mile range electric vehicles may be on their way Renewable Energy and Financing
 
Nanosize batteries could significantly improve green energy storage

Nanosize batteries could significantly improve green energy storage

Nanotechnology is the future of batteries. Nanosize batteries that are 80,000 times thinner than a single strand of human hair could be very promising future green energy storage solutions because they have the potential to store more energy for personal electronics, buildings, and cars, reported National Geographic. The miniscule battery can recharge numerous times and […]

Shipworms may help in the production of Biofuels

Shipworms may help in the production of Biofuels

Sea creatures give researchers idea on how to create environmentally friendly fuels. Shipworms, which look like worms but are actually clams, are not only odd looking ocean-dwelling creatures that have the unique ability to digest wood, researchers also believe that by harnessing the digestion capabilities of these “termites of the sea”, this could help them […]

India intends to invest billions in renewables

India intends to invest billions in renewables

The nation needs to combat chronic energy shortages. According to India’s Power Minister Piyush Goyal, in order to deal with its persistent shortages of energy and to be able to provide power for its 1.2 billion citizens, it is necessary for the country to make a $250 billion investment over the next five years, with […]

Renewable energy partnership formed between US Army and NREL

Renewable energy partnership formed between US Army and NREL

The US Army is seeking to improve its energy efficiency. By partnering with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the United States Army intends to discover if net zero Army installations are possible as it seeks to bolster its energy efficiency strategies, as well as optimize its strategies for clean energy at nine of its […]

Global wind energy capacity to reach 2,000 GW by 2030

Global wind energy capacity to reach 2,000 GW by 2030

New data shows that global wind power capacity is slated for strong growth in the coming years The Global Wind Energy Council and Greenpeace International have released new information concerning the world’s wind energy capacity. According to the two organizations, global wind capacity could reach 2,000 gigawatts by 2030, accounting for approximately 19% of the […]

Global renewable energy investments are on the rise

Global renewable energy investments are on the rise

New report shows that clean energy investments grew during the third quarter of this year Clean Energy Pipeline, an information service, has released a report highlighting global renewable energy investments. Throughout the world, countries are increasing their financial support of various forms of clean power. These countries are showing financial support for clean power for […]

Alternative energy breakthrough made by Lockheed

Alternative energy breakthrough made by Lockheed

Lockheed Martin Corp has made a technological advancement on its fusion energy project. Last week, the American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technology company, said that it had made a technological breakthrough in creating an alternative energy power source that is based on nuclear fusion. The first reactors could be ready for use in […]

What is Grid Parity?

What is Grid Parity?

The financial aspects of clean energy often attract a great deal of attention. For years, renewable energy has been more expensive than more traditional forms of power, such as coal and gas, and this has made clean energy a very costly investment for those supporting it. Finding ways to make clean power cost competitive with […]

300-mile range electric vehicles may be on their way

300-mile range electric vehicles may be on their way

Battery electrics with more than 300 miles of operational range could be seen within the next few years The next two generations of electric vehicles may be significantly more efficient than the current generation. Doctor Heinz-Jakob Neusser, head of powertrain development at Volkswagen, believes that electric vehicles with more than 300 miles of operation range […]

Renewable Energy and Financing

Renewable Energy and Financing

When it comes to renewable energy, it is common knowledge that government funding is the lifeblood of large-scale projects. In the coming years, small-scale projects may account for the majority of growth seen in the clean power field, however. While governments support small-scale projects in a variety of ways, the private sector is where these […]

Switzerland should continue geothermal energy exploration, says recent study

Switzerland should continue geothermal energy exploration, says recent study

25 November 2014

Drilling for geothermal power is seen as an important future strategy for the European country. Although there has been recent seismic activity linked to drilling from geothermal energy exploration, a new study from the Center for Technology Assessment TA-SWISS concluded that energy produced from this renewable source is friendly to the environment, cost-effective and reliable, […]

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SunEdison acquires prominent wind energy developer

SunEdison acquires prominent wind energy developer

25 November 2014

Acquisition deal could make SunEdison the largest renewable energy developer in the world SunEdison, along with its subsidiary YieldCo Terraform, has announced the acquisition of First Wind, a prominent wind energy developer, for $2.4 billion. The acquisition is expected to make SunEdison one of the world’s largest renewable energy developers and represents the company’s entry […]

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Hydrogen fuel buses are gaining momentum in Europe

Hydrogen fuel buses are gaining momentum in Europe

25 November 2014

Five bus manufacturers join together to launch fuel cell buses in European cities Five European bus manufacturers have signed a joint Letter of Understanding during a recent event hosted by the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking. The Letter of Understanding involves the use of hydrogen fuel cells in new buses that will be launched […]

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Fracking is given the green light in U.S. national forest

Fracking is given the green light in U.S. national forest

24 November 2014

Hydraulic fracturing could soon occur in the George Washington National Forest. Last week, the United States Forest Service approved a plan that set up regulations that will allow energy companies to carry out fracking within certain regions of the enormous George Washington National Forest, which spans 1.1 million acres, straddles Virginia and West Virginia, and […]

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EU ready to approve new waste management strategy to reduce plastic bag use

EU ready to approve new waste management strategy to reduce plastic bag use

24 November 2014

The European Union is targeting a 40 bags per year per person limit by 2025. Considered to be an “historic” deal, the Guardian reported that the deal, which would help Europe’s waste management issues by dramatically reducing the number of plastic bags that end up in landfills and oceans, is expected to be approved today […]

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Hydrogen fuel cell portable charging system released by Intelligent Energy

Hydrogen fuel cell portable charging system released by Intelligent Energy

24 November 2014

Intelligent Energy launches the Upp charger in retail stores throughout the United Kingdom Intelligent Energy, a developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced the retail launch of its new portable fuel cell device in the United Kingdom. The device is called Upp and is designed to be a charging solution for smartphones, tablets, and other […]

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Volkswagen unveils its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

Volkswagen unveils its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

21 November 2014

Volkswagen has showcased its new fuel cell vehicle at an event in California German automaker Volkswagen has unveiled plans for its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, called the Golf SportWagen HyMotion. The new fuel cell vehicle was revealed at the Los Angeles Auto Show and represents the first vehicle developed by Volkswagen to use a […]

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US invests $3 billion to fight climate change

US invests $3 billion to fight climate change

21 November 2014

United States pledges $3 billion to the Green Climate Fund Several countries have been growing more aggressive on the fight against climate change recently. Last week, the United States and China joined together to form one of the largest emissions agreements in history. The two countries are working together to lower emissions by a significant […]

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Toyota to release production fuel cell vehicle in January 2015

Toyota to release production fuel cell vehicle in January 2015

20 November 2014

Japanese automaker announces plans to release its new fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai Toyota will be the next automaker to launch its production fuel cell vehicle in January 2015. The new vehicle, called Mirai, has been in development for several years and is equipped with Toyota’s proprietary hydrogen fuel cell technology. Toyota has been aggressively […]

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BMW revises its vision of its hydrogen fuel vehicle

BMW revises its vision of its hydrogen fuel vehicle

20 November 2014

German automaker is making changes to its new fuel cell vehicle German automaker BMW is revising its vision on its future hydrogen fuel cell vehicle. The company has been showing interest in clean vehicles for some time, and has produced several battery electric vehicles to accommodate consumer demand. As fuel cells have become more efficient, […]

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