clean energy

Saudi Arabia plans to become ‘clean energy’ nation

March 15, 2013 / No Comments

The world’s largest oil producer, Saudi Arabia, has announced plans to become a ‘clean energy’ leader. Saudi authorities recently published an energy roadmap that promises 24 gigawatts of renewable power by the end of the decade. According to the plan, the country will achieve nearly 54 gigawatts of renewable power by the end of 2032, which is more than half the ...

Renewable Energy Seen Powering the World in 40 Years

May 10, 2011 / No Comments

Many a heated discussion revolving around the topic: ‘Renewable Energy Resources’ have been conducted worldwide over the past so many years. But them one wonders how far have we succeeded in making use of such resources for producing energy. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) seems to be highly optimistic on the note. IPCC says that renewable energy can ...

Obama Administration Aims at a ‘Secure Energy Future’ (Video)

April 6, 2011 / No Comments

The Obama administration has released a Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future imbibing the spirit of the comprehensive national energy policy envisaged by it since its inception. The blueprint aims at developing America’s energy supplies by exploiting its natural resources in order to produce more energy at home and to become a leader in the global energy economy. Besides, it focuses ...

Building a 21st Century Clean Energy Economy

March 31, 2011 / No Comments

New programs and initiatives are underway in the United States so as to transform the country into an energy economic powerhouse. As part of this, the authorities have come up with many strategies -  especially with regard to the considerable reduction in oil exports. The latest news from the White House has it that the government is considering a certain ...

US Govt to Set Aside $50.5 million Towards Offshore Wind Plan

February 9, 2011 / 1 Comment

President Barack Obama’s goal of developing 80% of the total power required for the country from clean energy sources by 2035 is getting the thumbs up from the federal agencies as well as the administration.

Solar-Powered Student Pavilion at The Netherlands’ Erasmus University

January 6, 2011 / 1 Comment

Netherlands’ Erasmus University now sports an exclusive student pavilion that aims for zero energy. The design, conceived by Dutch firm Netherlands’ Erasmus University, targets zero energy and at the same time, has made it equally comfortable.

Czech Republic Caught Between the Devil & the Deep Sea?

December 14, 2010 / 1 Comment

The Czech Republic is being dogged by several issues as it attempts to reduce its carbon footprint.  As part of the European Union’s pledge to reduce greenhouse emissions by 20% by the year 2020 from the levels that existed in 1990, the Czech nation has been taking several steps to ensure that the people are switching to more renewable power ...

China to Achieve 500 GW of Renewable Power by 2020

December 7, 2010 / No Comments

China is all set to hit a total of 500 Gigawatts of renewable energy on the grid by 2020. Estimated increment in the sector of wind power is 150 GW in the place of current 25 GW, electric power would come from adding 100 GW to make 300 GW of hydro power, adding 125 GW to have 150 GW of ...

China To Pump Hundreds Of Billions Into Clean Energy Development

July 21, 2010 / No Comments

China is reportedly budgeting almost $738 billion into clean energy development projects and into deployment. Set to be carried out over the span of the next ten years, China seems to have taken note of the fact that relying on fossil fuels is not the way to go riding into the future as a leader nation. With per capita emissions ...

Nissan picks Hawaii for early launch of LEAF Electric Car

May 12, 2010 / No Comments

Hawaiian Islands are globally renowned for their incomparable scenic beauty comprising pristine beaches, glorious sunsets and tranquil waters. It is the Hawaiian residents’ spirit to retain the islands timeless radiance by remaining committed to clean energy that even after having met the most modern luxuries, the place maintains its eternal charm and beauty.