Posts tagged: renewable energy

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 […]

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HDB Looking At Expanding Use of Floating System for Solar Panels in Open Sea

By: Audrey Tan SINGAPORE – In land-scarce Singapore, the quest to harvest more energy from the sun will soon go one step further. The Housing Board (HDB) – one of the agencies leading the nation’s efforts to ramp up solar energy use – is setting its sights on a novel area of research: the sea. […]

New Program Allows Homeowners to Receive a $1-Per-Watt rebate for Solar Panel Installation

By: Tim Arsenault A new initiative aims to sweeten the deal for Nova Scotia homeowners looking to save money on electricity by installing solar panels. Funding for the SolarHomes program, which will be administered by Efficiency Nova Scotia, comes from the federal government’s commitment of $14 million per year for four years to Nova Scotia from […]

Solar Panel Innovation Allows for Plant Growth, Energy Generation Simultaneously

By: Laura Panjwan  Although solar energy is one of the cleanest and most abundant renewable energy sources available, the space required to install solar systems can be a barrier to its implementation. In countries where farmland is limited, solar panel insulation just isn’t a realistic option, said Jan Ingenhoff, PhD, a research professor at the Institute of […]

Samsung Pledges To Use Only Renewable Energy By 2020

By: Anmar Frangoul Samsung Electronics made a significant commitment to renewable energy Thursday. In a statement on its website, the tech giant said it was planning to use 100 percent renewable energy at its factories, office buildings and operational facilities in Europe, China and the U.S. by 2020. The business is set to install around 42,000 […]