Posts tagged: renewable energy

SaskPower Moving Forward with 10 MW Solar Energy Project

By: David Giles SaskPower is going ahead with a utility sized solar energy project, the only one outside of Ontario. The Crown corporation has announced plans for a 10 megawatt (MW) project to be located somewhere in Saskatchewan. “This solar power project is part of our government’s commitment to reach 50 per cent renewable energy […]

Liquid Battery Could Last for Over 10 Years

It might be an ideal form of energy storage for solar and wind power. By: Jon Fingas Modern batteries aren’t hampered so much by their capacity as their long-term lifespan — a lithium-ion pack can easily become useless after a few years of heavy use. That’s bad enough for your phone, but it’s worse for […]

Biomass with Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)-Too Good to be True??

By: Michael Ryan The solution to decarbonising our future energy demands does not lie with one individual technology. Rather, the solution lies in a portfolio of green technologies. The use of wind, solar and tidal, along with developments in hydrogen fuel cells and next gen batteries, will lessen our dependence on fossil fuels over time. […]

China Announces It Now Produces More Solar Power Than Anyone

By: Mike Wehner China takes a lot of flak when it comes to environmentalism. Some of the most striking images to come out of the country in recent years show cities smothered in smog and citizens wearing masks to protect themselves from the barely breathable air. But China is making some big strides in the realm of […]

Even Climate Change Deniers Want to Pursue Renewable Energy

By: Sidney Fussell A report released Friday by the University of New Hampshire’s Carsey School of Public Policy found that a majority of Americans, including some Trump voters least likely to believe in manmade climate change, believe in prioritizing renewable energy over oil drilling. Carsey school researchers surveyed 707 adults from 50 states both before and […]

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