Renewable energy

Permission Sought for Massive 1.2GW Wind Farm Project in UK

January 10, 2013 / No Comments

London Array, a massive offshore wind farm in the Thames, will be the world’s largest once it its completed.  But now the project has got some competition from within the UK. Another offshore wind farm project in UK has moved a step forward with the submission of a planning application for a gigantic 1.2GW development off the coast of Anglia. According to ...

Wind Power Set to be the Energy of the Future

October 10, 2012 / No Comments

With the cost of electricity rising like never before, people are pushing for more avenues in the renewable energy space. The traditional forms of electricity have significant health and environmental effects, while renewable energy like wind and solar are widely accepted as an increasingly cost-effective energy solutions.  And, among them wind energy can be considered as the cheapest energy sources. Apart ...

Saudi Arabia Hopes to Build Solar Industry

May 15, 2012 / No Comments

This could surprise many in the global energy industry and international politics. But it’s true. Saudi Arabia, one of the largest producers of fossil fuel, is planning to tap sustainable energy sources. The country aims for 41 GW solar power by 2032. The nation has the history of obstructing many international agreements that tended to go against its rich natural resource ...

Brazil Leaps Ahead with Ambitious Wind Energy Strategy

July 12, 2011 / No Comments

It seems to be celebration time for all those green enthusiasts over there in Brazil. The nation has made a remarkable achievement in its foray into the renewable energy scene. The milestone of 1 gigawatt energy (enough to power 1.5 million homes) was surpassed recently by the wind power sector there. This comes across as a first for South America even as ...

Water Building Resort to Feature Equipment that Converts Air into Purified Water

February 11, 2011 / 2 Comments

What is known as the most astounding, yet innovative architectural marvel, is all set to convert air into nothing but pure water. The Water Building Resort is the first of its kind and intends to do the above said process with the help of solar energy.

Solar Pyramids to Power Abu Dhabi’s Homes

February 8, 2011 / No Comments

The project entitled Lunar Cubit develops pyramid shaped solar complex which can develop enough power to thousands of homes. The project is based in Abu Dhabi and the motto of the project goes “Renewable Energy Can Be Beautiful”.

FTC Releases Revised Green Guides

December 2, 2010 / 1 Comment

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has come up with certain alterations to its Green Guides. The agency released a draft of the changes in October. The organization is also in the midst of accepting suggestions and comments from business firms before finalizing the rules.

US Plans New Approvals Process for Offshore Wind Power Projects

November 24, 2010 / No Comments

A new, major initiative has been announced by the US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, which will speed up the process of sanctioning offshore wind power projects. The US has seen years of delay caused by red tape holding up such projects, which is holding up the progress of renewable energy generation.

GlaxoSmithKline to Build World’s Largest Solar Array

November 9, 2010 / 4 Comments

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world, has plans to incorporate eco-friendly energy to meet their power needs. The company is focusing on building a solar rooftop array at their distribution center in York, a city in the State of Pennsylvania, and construction is expected to be complete by December 2010.

Solar Energy: Would You Love to Store It?

November 1, 2010 / No Comments

Harnessing the sun’s energy for our energy needs is becoming a common concept, but have you ever thought of how, if at all, this energy could be stored? This thought is uppermost in the minds of a team of researchers at MIT, who have been trying to figure out a way of storing solar energy indefinitely. The process they are ...