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How A Solar Farm In Southeast England Could Bring A New Dawn For Renewable Energy

By: Alastair Buckley The largest solar power plant ever proposed in the UK will be reviewed by the secretary of state within the next six months. Cleve Hill solar farm will occupy the north coast of Kent and, if built, provide up to 350MW (megawatts) of generating capacity. The plan is for Cleve Hill to […]

Friday July 20th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

How Gold Nanoparticles Could Improve Solar Energy Storage

Rutgers study opens door to broader use of sunlight and advanced materials to combat climate change Star-shaped gold nanoparticles, coated with a semiconductor, can produce hydrogen from water over four times more efficiently than other methods — opening the door to improved storage of solar energy and other advances that could boost renewable energy use […]

Wednesday July 18th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Wind Turbines to See ‘Unprecedented’ Growth in Size and Capacity

Offshore turbine capacity will increase by orders of magnitude, finds a new report from MAKE Consulting. By: EMMA FOEHRINGER MERCHANT Onshore wind turbine size and capacity is on track to continue increasing at a steady pace, while offshore equipment will grow in leaps and jumps in the coming years, according to a recent note from MAKE Consulting on […]

Monday July 16th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Sweden To Reach Its 2030 Renewable Energy Target This Year

By: JESPER STÄRN Stockholm — Swedish utilities and power generators have already installed so many wind turbines that the Nordic nation is on course to reach its 2030 renewable energy target late this year. By December, Sweden will have 3,681 wind turbines installed, lobby group Swedish Wind Energy Association estimates. Together with second-half investment decisions, this […]

Saturday July 14th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

The Diesel-Addicted Mining Industry is Finally Embracing Renewable Energy

With diesel prices rising in tandem with oil prices, the quest for sustainability has pushed many companies to look closely at their energy usage By: Gabriel Friedman About a 10-hour drive northwest of Toronto, in an area with no history of mining and little exploration, Goldcorp Inc. is tunneling a hole, currently at least 120 […]

Thursday July 12th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »