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ZeDay on September 21

Stop the Big Burn! In 2013, for the sixth year running, people are declaring a holiday from fossil fuel energy on September 21. The theme for 2013 is “Potluck your Park.” ZeDay falls … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Obama plays with ‘soccket’ energy-creating soccer ball in Tanzania

On his final day in Africa, President Barack Obama got a little kicky while paying a visit to a power plant in Ubungo, Tanzania. Obama’s playfulness was part of a … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Japan to Instal World’s First Floating Wind-Current Turbine

Offshore wind farms and tidal energy facilities harness the power of the wind and the ocean – but why should we have separate turbines for each task? Offshore technology company Mitsui is developing a hybrid wind-current … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Solar-Powered Airplanes by SolarWorld and PC-AERO

SolarWorld and PC-Aero  recently announced plans to launch two new solar-powered electric aircraft at the AERO Global Show for General Aviation in Friedrichshafen, Germany this month. The show, scheduled to begin tomorrow, will feature … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

[VIDEO]: Hank from SciShow explains the power of Solar Energy

Disclaimer: Hank mentions a Watt is a unit of energy. He says this 30 seconds into the video.  This statement isn’t true since energy is NOT measured in Watts. A … Continue reading

April 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Going really green: World’s first bio-building powered by Algae opens in Hamburg

Multinational firm Arup has created a building with a facade of bioreactors The bioreactors contain algae with generate biomass and heat sustainably System also provides heat and noise insulation for … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

London Array becomes world’s largest windfarm as last turbine comes online.

England’s London Array just placed its last wind turbine and switched online as the world’s largest wind farm. Located in the Thames Estuary, the farm consists of 175 turbines that will power the area from … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

[VIDEO]: Solar panels finally produce more energy than it takes to make them, Stanford University

Solar energy has a reputation as being a clean energy source but to some researches it hasn’t earned it — at least not up until now. That’s because the power … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tokelau Leads the World on Renewable Energy, to be 100% Solar Powered

On 29 October, 2012, Tokelau became the first country in the world to be producing one hundred percent of its electricity from a renewable source—the sun. The population of 1,411 people … Continue reading

March 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Recyclable Organic Solar Cells from Trees Created by Researchers

Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology‘s Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics (COPE) who collaborate with Purdue University have unveiled a new efficient, recyclable organic solar cell prototype made from trees. The material from trees used … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

World’s Largest [Proposed] Offshore Wind Farm Could Power a Million Homes, Scotland

The race to title of ‘world’s largest offshore wind farm‘ has been batted about many times in the past few years – from the 100-turbine Thanet Wind Farm in the North … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

[VIDEO]: Transition to Renewable Energy: What will replace Nuclear Reactors?

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March 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

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