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Kauai Island in Hawaii uses solar power during the night

Kauai Island in Hawaii uses solar power during the night

Kauai Island in Hawaii uses the first and biggest combined battery and solar PV system in the world. The system produces enough solar energy during the day to power up… Read more »

Electric cars and renewable energy could end the growth of fossil fuels by 2020

Electric cars and renewable energy could end the growth of fossil fuels by 2020

A recent report released by the Carbon Tracker Initiative and the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London, says that by the year 2035, electric cars could make up to 35%… Read more »

Two Chinese companies plan to build a 1 GW Solar Power Plant close to the Chernobyl plant

Two Chinese companies plan to build a 1 GW Solar Power Plant close to the Chernobyl plant

The worst nuclear accident in history, took place in 1986 at the Chernobyl power plant in Ukraine, causing the death of 50 people, and an additional 4,000 fatalities due to… Read more »

The UK wind farms have managed to overtake coal in terms of energy generation

The UK wind farms have managed to overtake coal in terms of energy generation

The UK is finally on the right path toward a greener future because wind farms are producing today more energy than coal-fired power stations in the country. For the first… Read more »

Former employees of mining, gas and oil sectors choose to work in Solar industry

Former employees of mining, gas and oil sectors choose to work in Solar industry

The U.S. is heading towards a green future dominated by renewable energy sources, so the mining, gas and oil jobs are being slowly phased out, mostly due to low oil… Read more »

Can the Paris Climate Agreement save the world from catastrophic global warming?

Can the Paris Climate Agreement save the world from catastrophic global warming?

The United Nations agreement on climate change has finally come into force this Friday (November 4, 2016). The agreement was signed by a number of 97 countries at the 2015… Read more »

How to power a city of 100.000 people using only renewable energy

How to power a city of 100.000 people using only renewable energy

A city of 100,000 residents is not a big city, is actually quite a tiny one, so we don’t need a large amount of energy to power all the households,… Read more »

Renewable energy is gaining ground in Texas

Renewable energy is gaining ground in Texas

Texas is a U.S. state known for its oil production, but in recent years has become a developer and a user of renewable energy, especially wind energy. Solar energy is… Read more »

The number of solar panels installed in China represents a new record for 2016

The number of solar panels installed in China represents a new record for 2016

China continues to invest into the development of the renewable energy sector of the country by installing a record number of solar panels in the first half of 2016. The… Read more »

Renewable Energy Trends 2016

Renewable Energy Trends 2016

Each year brings a new wave of renewable energy trends and ideas. The recent years have been good for renewable energy with reports that public support is on the increase…. Read more »

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