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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 ...

Green Cart Deli is a ‘Green’ Eatery in Itself; Announces Locations via Facebook & Twitter

October 25, 2010 / 1 Comment

Green Cart Deli, the recently opened mobile cart restaurant, not only provides exotic meals but also exhibits a line up of excellent ‘green’ features that make it different. The eatery opened by Brad Kossover uses a solar powered cart and serves food on renewable, recyclable, biodegradable or compostable materials only.

Clean Green Energy On The Growth Path; UN Report Says

July 16, 2010 / No Comments

A recent U.N. report gives green enthusiasts good reason to celebrate. According to the report, in 2009, a lot more power capacity was added to the US and European countries from renewable sources than ever before in history. Mainly, power sourced from wind and solar energy served to be substitutes for conventional sources of energy.

PG&E and BrightSource of Oakland Strike Solar Power Deal

May 15, 2009 / No Comments

Pacific Gas & Electric on Wednesday announced it has gone into solar-power contracts with Oakland's BrightSource Energy to produce a total of 1,310 megawatts of electricity. That's enough to power 530,000 California homes during peak hours— 12 noon - 7pm. [caption id="attachment_5078" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Solar farm by BrightSource Energy"][/caption] Go California! Wait! Let me check my PG&E bill. Somebody has to pay ...

Olive Waste Turned Into Renewable Energy Source

January 13, 2009 / 2 Comments

Olive waste is something that really does not catch our imagination, as most often it is the edibles and the peace-preaching branches that hog our attention. An Israeli company is finding new ways to turn the trash into energy source by compressing and using olive waste into solidified rolls. Olivebar turns waste produced from the olive plant into an energy source that ...

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 ...

Producing Hydrogen from Wind Power Being Tested

July 21, 2008 / 1 Comment

  Hokkaido is Japan's northernmost main island. The island recently hosted the G-8 Summit at Lake Toya. I know the place, got a speeding ticket there once, which, btw, has nothing to do with this post. The Wakkanai Alternative and Renewable Energy Study Group and Heiren Energy Inc. are jointly testing a system that will store hydrogen that was produced through electrolysis ...