Posts tagged: clean energy

China Becomes a ‘Driving Power’ for Solar Energy with $86.5 Billion Invested Last Year

By: Anmar Frangoul The world has invested $2.9 trillion in green energy sources since 2004, according to new research, with China leading the way in recent years with its push towards solar power. The “Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2018” report was published Thursday by UN Environment, the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Center, and Bloomberg New […]

For MIT Students Installing Solar Panels, It’s a Way to Give Back

By: Steve Scauzillo PASADENA — Meital Hoffman squinted from the searing sunlight, then moved quickly into the shade. As one of 12 engineering students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, she’s spending spring break soaking up the sun but in a totally different way than most of her college classmates. The MIT students were helping […]

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How Drones Are Lowering the Cost of Clean Energy

By: Katie Fehrenbacher Hundreds of feet above a snow-covered field, a boxy black device covered in propellers hovers next to the enormous outstretched blade of a wind turbine. From a corner of the machine, a nozzle sprays a liquid across the surface of the blade in a rapid smooth zigzag motion like a rogue car wash […]

Oil-Rich Saudi Arabia is Spending Billions on Renewable Energy

Saudi Arabia is known for its oil and sun-soaked deserts. In a move to secure the kingdom’s financial future, its name could soon become synonymous with renewable energy. According to the New York Times, Prince Mohammed bin Salman decided that Saudi energy company ACWA Power would spearhead the creation of a $300 million solar farm capable of powering […]

Wednesday February 7th, 2018 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Budweiser Switches To Renewable Energy For US Brewing

By: Alister Doyle Moving to renewables from fossil fuels will correspond to taking 48,000 cars off the road every year Budweiser said it has switched all its US brewing to renewable electricity and is adding a clean energy logo to its labels as part of a global shift to green power by its parent company AB InBev. A “100 per cent renewable […]

Tuesday January 30th, 2018 in , , , | No Comments »