renewable power

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 ...

Solar Satellite to Beam Energy to Earth Via Infrared Laser: Will We Finally See It?

January 20, 2010 / 1 Comment

The idea of generating power from the sun with solar panels directly in space is certainly nothing new - in fact, it's over thirty years old, and perhaps that's why it doesn't really sparkle any interest when it's suggested anymore. However, Europe's biggest space company seems to be looking for partners to launch an actual demonstration solar power mission.