Posts tagged: green energy

Germany Breaks Green Energy Record by Generating 35% of Power from Renewables in First Half of 2017

By: Markus Wacket, Erik Kirschbaum Germany raised the proportion of its power produced by renewable energy to 35 percent in the first half of 2017 from 33 percent the previous year, according to the BEE renewable energy association. Germany is aiming to phase out its nuclear power plants by 2022. Its renewable energy has been rising steadily over the last two decades […]

Energy Efficiency for Smart Cities – Examples of Smart City Planning that Advances Energy Efficiency

You have probably heard about new, smart technologies that help people build and maintain their homes, offices and business by improving energy efficiency and reducing their carbon footprint. However, what you might not know is that these kind of solutions are also making their way into the field of city planning, allowing engineers and architects […]

World’s Largest Wind Turbine Will Be Taller Than Empire State Building

By: Lorraine Chow When it comes to the latest wind turbine technologies, size matters. A group of six institutions and universities is designing an offshore wind turbine that will stand 500 meters in height. That’s taller than the Eiffel Tower and the Empire State Building. The research team, led by researchers at the University of Virginia, believes that its wind turbine concept will […]

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Australian Firm Looks to Bring Cheap, Green Energy to the Poor

A small Australian solar and wave energy firm aims to spearhead an effort to bring cheap, clean power to the poor by 2030, targeting hundreds of millions of dollars of projects, one microgrid at a time. Melbourne: A small Australian solar and wave energy firm aims to spearhead an effort to bring cheap, clean power […]

Are Green Energy Technologies Actually Realistic and Cost Effective for the Busy Modern Family?

We can notice the growth of green energy technology use both in homes and several establishments. As we move forward to a world of high technology and energy conservation, we can say, a great number of people are joining the green energy revolution. However, many people still ask, is renewable energy cost effective and truly […]