clean energy

DARPA Looking for Nuclear Power in Poop

April 2, 2010 / No Comments

DARPA has a number of tough-to-believe projects going on at any moment of time, that leads to the agency often being called the Pentagon's mad science division. This time around, they are looking for an environmentally friendly energy source, or basically, using poop to power portable nuclear reactors.

EU Likely to Exceed Green Energy Targets for 2020

March 11, 2010 / No Comments

The European Union has more or less assumed the role of a leader in green energy generation. With ongoing multiple projects for clean energy generation, it does look possible that the 27 nation block will beat its green energy generation targets for 2020, and do that by a comfortable 20% margin.

Solar Cooling – Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Increasing Hot Temperature

June 15, 2009 / 6 Comments

More every day the number of record-breaking hot summer days is increasing. Ice bergs are melting and some geographic regions experience unusual waves of heat. This trend has created a high air conditioning demand for houses, hospitals, hotels, workspaces and other commercial buildings. People turn to the conventional air conditioning systems; however the problem is only getting worse because the AC ...

Google Renewable Energy Efforts Show Positive Results

June 11, 2009 / 1 Comment

Call them philanthropic or just call them smart investors, the bottom line is that Google wants to provide an alternate solution to the greenhouse gases of laden coal power generation in the US. [caption id="attachment_5526" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Google's Green Energy Czar Bill Weih Inspecting Solar Panels"][/caption] The Internet giant has openly claimed that the government isn't taking risks enough to see fruitful ...

2050 – Most of Asia’s Electricity Needs Met by Clean Energy

November 4, 2008 / No Comments

The "Energy (R)evolution: A Sustainable World Energy Outlook" says that two-thirds of Asia's electricity needs can be met by renewable energy sources by 2050. If so, the aggressive investment could create an annual $360 billion industry worldwide and save $18 trillion in future fuel costs. I wonder if the men and women punched their calculators to determine how many people depending ...