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Graphene is now used to generate solar energy for prosthetic hands

Graphene is now used to generate solar energy for prosthetic hands

A team of scientists at the Glasgow University, Scotland, have found a new use of the honeycomb form made of carbon and called graphene in the development of prosthetic limbs… Read more »

Longyangxia Dam Solar Park in China is now the biggest solar farm in the world

Longyangxia Dam Solar Park in China is now the biggest solar farm in the world

After India, now is China’s turn to build the biggest solar farm in the world on the Tibetan plateau (in the province of Qinghai) that generates 850 MW of clean… Read more »

China plans to invest over $360 billion in renewable energy by 2020

China plans to invest over $360 billion in renewable energy by 2020

While Donald Trump prepares to revive the coal sector in the U.S., China is ready to invest 2.5 trillion yuan ($363.28 billion) to increase the country’s renewable energy generation capacity… Read more »

SunShot aims to make Solar energy an affordable energy source

SunShot aims to make Solar energy an affordable energy source

SunShot is a national initiative of the D.O.E. (the U.S. Department of Energy) that aims to make solar energy an affordable source of clean energy for all Americans. In order… Read more »

Alternative energy definition and examples of alternative sources of energy

Alternative energy definition and examples of alternative sources of energy

Alternative energy represents any source of clean energy (does not pollute) that derives from a natural and renewable source of energy such as solar, wind, geothermal, waves, tides, waste, biomass… Read more »

Human urine is finally considered a clean energy source

Human urine is finally considered a clean energy source

A Mexican scientist considers that human urine is a good source of renewable energy. The urine fuel cells created in his lab generate biogas, which is used to produce electricity… 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 »

Solar Energy Facts in 2016

Solar Energy Facts in 2016

The Sun is our main source of clean energy because it represents the source of the light and wind on planet Earth, which are used to produce solar and wind… 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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