Posts tagged: clean energy

Richard Branson’s Green Energy Plan for Caribbean May Include Debt Relief

By: Adriana Brasileiro Image: dailymail.co.uk MIAMI, Oct 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A plan by British billionaire Richard Branson to lead a post-hurricane rebuilding effort in the Caribbean, with a focus on clean energy projects, may include debt relief negotiations mediated by the International Monetary Fund. Branson is spearheading a plan to help Caribbean nations […]

Google Will Hit 100 Percent Renewable Energy This Year

The company is primarily powered by wind and solar energy. By: Allee Manning Google has announced that after 10 years a carbon-neutral company, it will be able to brag running on entirely renewable energy at the end of 2017. That means that all of the electricity the company consumes in both its data centers and offices are provided […]

Is Evaporating Water the Future of Renewable Energy?

Forget the sun and wind — evaporating water could be the next big source of renewable energy, said James Temple at Technology Review?. So-called evaporation-driven engines “generate power from the motion of bacterial spores that expand and contract as they absorb and release air moisture.” Evaporation continues 24/7, so the engines, which sit on the water’s surface, […]

Solar Panels to Cover DEWA Car Parks

It will reduce about 1,500 tonnes of carbon emissions annually Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) launched a new project, as part of the Shams Dubai initiative, to install solar carports, at DEWA’s headquarters, and at the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment building. This is part of DEWA’s efforts to increase reliance on clean […]

Green Energy Wind Turbines Generate More Power Than Expected

Energy being sold to NS Power for next 20 years By: Carla Allen Yarmouth County – After a full year of operation the amount of clean electricity produced by wind turbines erected last year by the Green Energy Committee has exceeded original estimates by 30 per cent. The community energy project, which consists of two 50kW […]

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