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Is Renewable Energy Worth It? Renewables power 100 percent of Vermont city Geothermal Energy is Underrated Indian company invests in renewable energy projects Waste to energy project plans in the UK progress Renewable energy may help the world avoid a costly problem Renewable energy reaches new milestone in Germany 22% of world’s power comes from renewable energy Renewable energy continues to gain ground in Germany GE is one of the largest supporters of renewable energy in the world
 
Is Renewable Energy Worth It?

Is Renewable Energy Worth It?

Clean energy has become a priority for many countries throughout the world. These countries are working to reduce their negative impact on the environment by cutting down on the emissions that they produce and distancing themselves from fossil-fuels, such as oil and coal. Some are doing so for environmental purposes, hoping to mitigate the effects […]

Renewables power 100 percent of Vermont city

Renewables power 100 percent of Vermont city

The city of Burlington produces all of its electricity from renewable sources. Biomass, wind and water are three of the renewables from which Vermont’s largest city generates its electricity and it reached this achievement this month after Burlington Electric Department purchased the 7.4 MW (megawatt) Winooski 1 hydroelectric project. Vermont seeks to achieve a statewide […]

Geothermal Energy is Underrated

Geothermal Energy is Underrated

Geothermal energy has been seeing strong growth in recent years, but much of this growth is going uncelebrated. This form of renewable energy is not often considered to be as attractive as solar and wind power. In some cases, even hydrogen fuel cell receive more attention than geothermal power. The inherent energy of the planet […]

Indian company invests in renewable energy projects

Indian company invests in renewable energy projects

NLC makes $82 million investment in wind and solar energy projects, spurred by government incentives and interest in clean energy The Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC), a large coal producer in India, has announced that it will be investing $82 million into solar and wind energy projects. Indian companies have been growing increasingly interested in renewable […]

Waste to energy project plans in the UK progress

Waste to energy project plans in the UK progress

A second Multifuel energy from waste plant will be developed at the Ferrybridge Power Station. The waste to energy (W2E) facility will be known as FM2 (Ferrybridge Multifuel 2) and Multifuel Energy (MEL) – an equal joint venture between Wheelabrator Technologies, a W2E company based in the United States, and SSE a UK utility – […]

Renewable energy may help the world avoid a costly problem

Renewable energy may help the world avoid a costly problem

Cost of meeting the world’s energy needs will reach new heights by 2035 Accommodating the world’s energy needs is expected to become a very expensive problem, according to a special report from the International Energy Agency. Energy costs are growing more expensive at a rapid pace and energy consumption is also on the rise. Despite […]

Renewable energy reaches new milestone in Germany

Renewable energy reaches new milestone in Germany

Germany energy needs satisfied through clean power over the past weekend Germany continues to make breakthroughs when it comes to renewable energy and efficiency. The country has become one of the most aggressive supporters of clean power in recent years, with a strong focus on solar and wind energy. Some Germany states have managed to […]

22% of world’s power comes from renewable energy

22% of world’s power comes from renewable energy

Report from International Energy Agency highlights global clean energy capacity Last year marked the largest growth in global renewable energy capacity. Several countries throughout the world began adopting clean power at an accelerated rate. Some of these countries did so for environmental reasons, while others embraced the economic potential of clean energy. The International Energy […]

Renewable energy continues to gain ground in Germany

Renewable energy continues to gain ground in Germany

Germany’s focus on renewable power is beginning to pay off Germany has been making strides in terms of its renewable energy capacity in recent years. The country has been investing heavily in alternatives to oil, coal, and nuclear power, focusing much of its support on solar and wind energy. Over the past few years, stringent […]

GE is one of the largest supporters of renewable energy in the world

GE is one of the largest supporters of renewable energy in the world

GE has invested more than $10 billion in clean energy projects globally General Electric has become one of the most prolific supporters of renewable energy in the world. Through GE Energy Financial Services, General Electric has invested more than $10 billion into the renewable energy sector worldwide. The investments that the company has made have […]

Fracking is not the cause of contaminated groundwater according to new study

Fracking is not the cause of contaminated groundwater according to new study

19 September 2014

Leaky gas wells are the culprit behind water pollution in Pennsylvania and Texas. Although it is often feared and speculated that fracking could lead to groundwater contamination and affect the drinking water of nearby residents, and while cases of tainted groundwater have occurred in regions of Texas and Pennsylvania and were blamed on the controversial […]

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Element is taking part in a hydrogen fuel storage project in the UK

Element is taking part in a hydrogen fuel storage project in the UK

19 September 2014

Element will participate in the Hydrogen – Optimization of Storage and Transfer project supported by the UK Technology Strategy Board Element Materials Technology has announced that it will be taking part in the Hydrogen – Optimization of Storage and Transfer (HOST) project in the United Kingdom. The project is partly funded by the Technology Strategy […]

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New report highlights the future of hydrogen fuel

New report highlights the future of hydrogen fuel

19 September 2014

Report predicts the future of the hydrogen fuel cell industry and market IDTechEx, a market research firm, has released a new report concerning the future of hydrogen fuel cells. The report aims to provide a forecast for the fuel cell market from 2015 to 2025, highlighting the growing demand for these energy systems and their […]

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Solar energy demand to be driven by India, China, Japan

Solar energy demand to be driven by India, China, Japan

18 September 2014

NPD Solarbuzz released new forecast concerning the demand for solar power NPD Solarbuzz has released a new forecast of the global solar photovoltaic demand and how it is being driven by prominent markets in Asia. The forecast highlights India, China, and Japan as the markets that are leading the way in demand for solar energy […]

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Research team develops new hydrogen fuel production technology

Research team develops new hydrogen fuel production technology

18 September 2014

South Korean researchers develop new technology that can produce hydrogen fuel A team of researchers from the Seoul National University have developed new technology to mass produce hydrogen fuel. According to the South Korean Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning, this technology could mark the beginning of a new generation of renewable energy. The […]

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Wind energy may help with grid stabilization

Wind energy may help with grid stabilization

18 September 2014

New study highlights grid stabilization and how wind turbines might help A new study from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory suggests that wind energy could stabilize the energy grid of the eastern U.S. Grid stabilization is often an issue where renewable energy is concerned. At times, clean energy systems can generate more electrical power than […]

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Hyundai works with US government to promote hydrogen fuel vehicles

Hyundai works with US government to promote hydrogen fuel vehicles

18 September 2014

Hyundai teams with the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Caucus and the Department of Energy South Korean automaker Hyundai has begun collaborating with the Congressional Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Caucus and the Department of Energy. Through this  collaboration, the automaker will introduce the first mass-produced fuel cell vehicles in the U.S. The federal government has been […]

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India has big plans for solar energy

India has big plans for solar energy

17 September 2014

India intends to install some 20 GW of solar capacity within the near future India is growing more aggressive with its solar energy plans. The country saw a significant change in its energy dynamics through the National Solar Mission, which called for the rapid increase in the country’s solar capacity. The National Solar Mission aims […]

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New Zealand’s Green Party shows support for renewable energy

New Zealand’s Green Party shows support for renewable energy

17 September 2014

Clean energy is becoming a political issue in New Zealand Renewable energy is often a political issue and politics will likely play a larger role in clean power as people become more concerned with the environment. New Zealand’s Green Party is making a move on renewable power, releasing new details about its economic plan. The […]

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Largest solar energy system in Russia goes online

Largest solar energy system in Russia goes online

17 September 2014

New solar power system goes online in Russia’s Atali region Russia’s largest solar energy system has finally come online. The energy system is located in the Atali region and is meant to examine the potential viability of solar power. Depending on the success of the system, four more solar energy projects could take form in […]

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