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Waste to energy power plant is approved in Thailand Green energy investment made by Verizon Renewable energy adoption accelerating in Africa Waste-to-energy could be an important source of renewable power in the US Do Fuel Cells Have a Future? Renewable energy wins a victory in the US Green energy will power homes and famous whisky distillery in Scotland California to focus on improving its infrastructure for renewable energy Waste to energy plant creates power from hog manure Reverse auction for renewable energy underway in Brazil
 
Waste to energy power plant is approved in Thailand

Waste to energy power plant is approved in Thailand

The NCPO have backed the construction of a W2E facility in Ayutthaya. The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) have approved a plan that would result in building a waste to energy (W2E) plant in Thailand’s Ayutthaya province, which is expected to help dispose of 300 tons of garbage every day. The planned facility […]

Green energy investment made by Verizon

Green energy investment made by Verizon

Verizon Communications intends to expand its solar energy market. The American telecommunications company has recently announced that it will be investing another $40 million into its green energy program, which will allow Verizon to grow its solar power market in five states. An extra 10.2 MW of power will be added at eight sites. The […]

Renewable energy adoption accelerating in Africa

Renewable energy adoption accelerating in Africa

More clean energy to be installed throughout Africa this year than from 2000 to 2013 Africa is set to see more growth in the entirety of its renewable energy sector this year than it had from 2000 to 2013. According to research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the continent is approaching an energy tipping point, […]

Waste-to-energy could be an important source of renewable power in the US

Waste-to-energy could be an important source of renewable power in the US

12 percent of US electricity could be supplied by W2E. According to a study from Earth Engineering Center (EEC) of Columbia University, if every bit of municipal solid waste (MSW) that is presently dumped into landfills every year in the United States was used in waste-to-energy (W2E) facilities, it could produce enough power to supply […]

Do Fuel Cells Have a Future?

Do Fuel Cells Have a Future?

Fuel cells are becoming more common throughout the world in various industries. These energy systems are being praised for their ability to produce large amounts of electrical power but do so without also producing harmful emissions. They are ideal for industrial purposes, especially as an in-door energy provider, and are becoming more prominent in the […]

Renewable energy wins a victory in the US

Renewable energy wins a victory in the US

Clean energy has become more than a trend that is fashionable to support Renewable energy has become more than a fashionable trend in the U.S. Clean energy has long been a political  subject whose support has largely been hinged on popular opinion and whether or not fossil-fuels are having an actual impact on the environment. […]

Green energy will power homes and famous whisky distillery in Scotland

Green energy will power homes and famous whisky distillery in Scotland

Over 20,000 homes will receive power from a £74 million alternative energy project in Speyside. In addition to thousands of residents receiving electricity from the green energy project, one of the world’s renowned whisky distilleries, Macallan distillery, will receive heat, which will be produced by steam, in an effort to reduce carbon emissions. The new […]

California to focus on improving its infrastructure for renewable energy

California to focus on improving its infrastructure for renewable energy

State has a need to improve its energy grid California is beginning to take steps to create an intelligent energy grid. The state is home to one of the most active renewable energy markets in the world, but its energy grid is not capable of handling the electricity produced by clean energy systems. An ineffective […]

Waste to energy plant creates power from hog manure

Waste to energy plant creates power from hog manure

The largest W2E biogas project is under construction. In Northern Missouri, a huge $80 million waste to energy project is under development by Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) in collaboration with Murphy-Brown of Missouri (MBM), a Smithfield Foods livestock production subsidiary. The team intends to capture and harvest biogas from 88 existing lagoons. The companies claim […]

Reverse auction for renewable energy underway in Brazil

Reverse auction for renewable energy underway in Brazil

Energy projects offer up a collective 26 GW of capacity to the Brazilian government Brazil is becoming an active renewable energy market, especially when it comes to wind power. The country has been investing in new forms of energy to reduce its reliance of fossil-fuels from foreign sources and boost its economy. Energy developers from […]

China continues to reign supreme in the solar energy field

China continues to reign supreme in the solar energy field

29 August 2014

Chinese manufacturers account for majority of global photovoltaic module supply Chinese manufacturers of photovoltaic products have again positioned themselves to dominate the global market. China has a powerful industrial complex, through which many manufacturers have managed to produce massive amounts of solar panels and similar products to ship throughout the world. Over the past few […]

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New hydrogen fuel stations being built in Japan

New hydrogen fuel stations being built in Japan

28 August 2014

Osaka Gas takes steps to improve country’s hydrogen infrastructure Osaka Gas has plans to build two new hydrogen fuel stations in 2015. The gas company has unveiled its plans to support fuel cell vehicles by improving Japan’s hydrogen fuel infrastructure. The Japanese government has been working to bolster the country’s hydrogen infrastructure before fuel cell […]

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Politics puts solar energy project in jeopardy in India

Politics puts solar energy project in jeopardy in India

28 August 2014

Political tensions may cause a large-scale solar power project to be abandoned Politics may end up derailing plans to build India’s largest solar energy system. A solar project is meant to take root in Rajasthan State, but the state government has issued a formal request t the national government to abandon plans for the project. […]

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Fracking industry in the UK may soon have tighter regulations

Fracking industry in the UK may soon have tighter regulations

27 August 2014

Not everyone in the UK believes that hydraulic fracturing is safe. According to the Labour party, fracking rules in regard to drilling for natural gas are not strict enough and the party intends to try to make these regulations stronger by formally presenting a series of amendments to the infrastructure bill. Public concern about drilling […]

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Geothermal energy could solve Tanzania’s power crisis

Geothermal energy could solve Tanzania’s power crisis

27 August 2014

The Tanzania Geothermal Development Company intends to produce up to 4,000 MW of geothermal power by 2017. The company, which was established by the Tanzanian government and is a subsidiary of Tanesco (Tanzania Electric Supply Company), was created to help the African country make effective use of its geothermal energy potential in order to generate […]

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Wind energy has a bright future in India

Wind energy has a bright future in India

27 August 2014

Indian government takes steps to promote the growth of the domestic wind sector The Indian government aims to promote the aggressive investment in the country’s wind energy sector. The government has recently re-introduced financial incentives that are meant to help the wind sector grow. As these incentives become available once again, the government has begun […]

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Researchers develop new catalyst for hydrogen fuel cells

Researchers develop new catalyst for hydrogen fuel cells

27 August 2014

Stanford University researchers have created a new fuel cell catalyst A team of researchers from Stanford University have created a new catalyst that could lead to less expensive fuel cells in the future. Cost has long been a problematic issue for hydrogen fuel cells. While these energy systems are able to produce a large amount […]

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Tata Power receives order for solar energy project in India

Tata Power receives order for solar energy project in India

26 August 2014

ACME Solar purchases 100,000 solar panels from Tata Power for new project India’s Tata Power, one of the country’s leading manufacturer of photovoltaic modules, has announced that it has received a supply order for a solar energy project. The project is being developed by ACME Solar, which is purchasing some 100,000 solar panels from Tata […]

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Siemens involved in massive offshore wind energy project in the UK

Siemens involved in massive offshore wind energy project in the UK

26 August 2014

Siemens will develop and deliver wind turbines to the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm in the UK Siemens has received an order from Statoil and Statkraft, two prominent utilities in Norway, for wind turbines. The turbines are to be a part of the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm in the United Kingdom. The two utilities are involved […]

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ANU researchers use new protein to generate hydrogen fuel

ANU researchers use new protein to generate hydrogen fuel

26 August 2014

Researchers from the Australian National University have made a breakthrough in replicating photosynthesis A team of researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) have made a breakthrough in replicating photosynthesis. The team has been exploring ways to replicate the various steps of this natural process, hoping to leverage photosynthesis to generate hydrogen fuel. With hydrogen […]

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