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Green energy project comes to Ontario schools Biogas fuel cells to be used by Equinix Company hoping to mass-produce biofuels receives funding Tesla is breaking into the renewable energy storage space 86% of China’s electricity could come from renewable energy by 2050 Bay of Fundy tidal energy operations receive boost from federal government Green energy plant could be UK’s alternative to fracking Renewable energy efforts increase in South Africa UPS to add more alternative fuel vehicles to its fleet Costa Rica has used only renewable energy since the start of 2015
 
Green energy project comes to Ontario schools

Green energy project comes to Ontario schools

Solar panels will be installed on the roofs of over two dozen schools. According to a report from CTV News Barrie, 27 public schools in Simcoe County, a county located in Southern Ontario, Canada, will soon have solar panels installed on their roofs, and these installation are not only serving the purpose of providing the […]

Biogas fuel cells to be used by Equinix

Biogas fuel cells to be used by Equinix

The fuel cell project is expected to lower the CO2 emissions of an Equinix data center to almost zero. The global interconnection and data center, Equinix Inc., along with Bloom Energy, have announced a 1 megawatt (MW) biogas fuel cells project at Equinix’s Silicon Valley data center, which will support its SV5 facility, and is […]

Company hoping to mass-produce biofuels receives funding

Company hoping to mass-produce biofuels receives funding

Joule Unlimited raises another $40 million in funds. Julie Unlimited, the Bedford-based developer of alternative fuels, has raised $200 million to date in private investment since it was established in 2007, and has recently announced its latest $40 million in funding from Flagship Ventures, its chief financial backer, which the company will use to help […]

Tesla is breaking into the renewable energy storage space

Tesla is breaking into the renewable energy storage space

Tesla unveils the Powerwall, a battery system designed with renewable energy in mind Tesla Motors is no longer only in the transportation business. The company has unveiled what it calls the Powerwall, a battery system designed for homes instead of vehicles. The Tesla Powerwall is designed to store energy that homeowners generate with solar panels […]

86% of China’s electricity could come from renewable energy by 2050

86% of China’s electricity could come from renewable energy by 2050

New study highlights the growth of China’s clean energy sector China’s Energy Research Institute, the State Grid Energy Research Institute, and other organizations have released a new study concerning the prominence of renewable energy in the country. China has become an aggressive supported of clean energy, holding the position as the world’s leading investor in […]

Bay of Fundy tidal energy operations receive boost from federal government

Bay of Fundy tidal energy operations receive boost from federal government

The Canadian government is providing over $6 million to OpenHydro’s Fundy tidal project. OpenHydro Technology Canada is receiving $6.35 million from the government for its Bay of Fundy tidal stream project, a project that has the potential to provide thousands of homes with renewable energy by harnessing the bay’s tidal power, and OpenHydro is considering […]

Green energy plant could be UK’s alternative to fracking

Green energy plant could be UK’s alternative to fracking

Green gas produced from grass may be less expensive and cleaner than hydraulic fracturing. According to green energy company Ecotricity, a plant that will use an anaerobic digestion system that turns grass into fuel, could be the UK’s cleaner and cheaper answer to fracking, an oil and gas mining process which renewable energy supporters say […]

Renewable energy efforts increase in South Africa

Renewable energy efforts increase in South Africa

The country intends to build an extra 6,000 MW of energy from renewables. South Africa is seeking to sufficiently boost its alternative energy efforts by adding an additional 6,300 MW (megawatts) of renewable energy to its 5,200 MW of power already under development, an announcement that was made late last week by the country’s energy […]

UPS to add more alternative fuel vehicles to its fleet

UPS to add more alternative fuel vehicles to its fleet

UPS has plans to increase its fleet of alternative energy vehicles by almost 30 percent. UPS, one of the largest shipment and logistics companies in the world, has revealed its plans to add an extra 1,400 new compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles to its alternative fuel fleet, which would boost the fleet by nearly 30 […]

Costa Rica has used only renewable energy since the start of 2015

Costa Rica has used only renewable energy since the start of 2015

For almost three months the Central American country has run exclusively on renewables. Since the start of the year, Cost Rica has not burned fossil fuels for power and has been able to rely on renewable energy alone to power its country, which was made possible due to Costa Rica experiencing heavy rainfall, which enabled […]

Research team makes a breakthrough that will benefit fuel cells

Research team makes a breakthrough that will benefit fuel cells

28 May 2015

Graphene catalyst developed by researchers in South Korea A research team from South Korea’s Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology have developed a new fuel cell catalyst that is comprised of graphene. The catalyst may be a significant breakthrough in fuel cell technology, as it can be recharged as many as 100,000 times without […]

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New opportunities for solar energy are emerging in South Carolina

New opportunities for solar energy are emerging in South Carolina

28 May 2015

South Carolina legislation will benefit the solar energy sector Opportunities for solar energy are beginning to emerge in South Carolina. Last year, the state’s Legislature passed a bill that would allow for third-party solar leasing. The bill also established new regulations that would better manage the state’s energy grid. Essentially, the legislation will have an […]

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Japan issues support for climate change fund

Japan issues support for climate change fund

28 May 2015

Green Climate Fund releases funds to support developing countries The fight against climate change has taken an important step forward with the release of $5 billion for the Green Climate Fund. The fund is designed to serve as a mechanism to redistribute money from the developed world to the developing world. These funds are meant […]

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Wind energy projects in Uruguay gain more funding

Wind energy projects in Uruguay gain more funding

27 May 2015

Wind farms attract more financial support from organizations around the world Uruguay’s renewable energy sector has received healthy support recently. Two wind energy projects in the country have obtained financial support from the Inter-American Development Bank. The bank has announced that it has approved loans to both projects; the Colonia Arias Wind Farm and the […]

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Honda to begin production on new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle in 2016

Honda to begin production on new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle in 2016

27 May 2015

Honda has high hopes for fuel cell vehicles Earlier this year, Honda unveiled its new fuel cell vehicle concept, which managed to attract a great deal of attention and praise. The Japanese automaker was among the very first in the world to release a vehicle equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell: The Honda FCX Clarity. […]

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Taller Wind Turbines Could Expand U.S. Wind Power Potential

Taller Wind Turbines Could Expand U.S. Wind Power Potential

26 May 2015

Wind energy generation has grown in America but it is also limited. Last year, in the United States, wind power production experienced higher growth compared to all other sources of energy in the nation, supplying nearly 5% of total demand for electricity, but a new report from the Department of Energy (DOE) says that the […]

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Residential solar energy users in Nevada may soon face new fees

Residential solar energy users in Nevada may soon face new fees

26 May 2015

Nevada residents who use solar power may be charged a new electricity rate. As early as summer of this year, people who live in the state of Nevada who have installed their own solar panels may be subject to a fee, as state senators agreed last week in a 21-0 vote to allow the public […]

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Lacking hydrogen fuel infrastructure is slowing clean transportation

Lacking hydrogen fuel infrastructure is slowing clean transportation

26 May 2015

Fuel cell vehicles lack appeal because of the low number of hydrogen fuel stations available The lack of a comprehensive hydrogen fuel infrastructure in the United States may be slowing the adoption of new fuel cell vehicles. South Korean automaker Hyundai believes that an appropriate fueling network has not yet been established in the country, […]

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Study predicts growth in global stationary fuel cell market

Study predicts growth in global stationary fuel cell market

25 May 2015

Global stationary fuel cell market is poised to see promising growth in the coming years Winter Green Research has released a new study concerning the global stationary fuel cell market. These fuel cells have become an important energy tool for many industries, largely due to their ability to produce high amounts of electrical power without […]

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New hydrogen fuel station opens in Austria

New hydrogen fuel station opens in Austria

25 May 2015

Linde and OMV open second publically available hydrogen fuel station in Austria Linde and OMV have partnered to officially open Austria’s second hydrogen fuel station that is open to the public. The new fueling station is located in Innsbruck and is situated on one of Europe’s key transportation routes. The station will make it possible […]

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