Posts tagged: solar energy

Why Countries With Biggest Renewable Reserves Will Become Superpowers of Tomorrow

The fossil fuel era won’t last forever – when it finally comes to an end a new set of countries will find their reserves of lithium, copper and rare metals are in high demand By: Andrew Barron Imagine a world where every country has not only complied with the Paris climate agreement but has moved away from fossil fuels entirely. […]

Heineken Commits to 70% Renewable Energy in Production by 2030

Heineken has committed to increasing its share of renewable energy in production from the current 14% level to 70% in 2030. The Dutch brewing company also announced that it will set carbon emissions reduction goals for distribution, cooling, and packaging through a new program called Drop the C. Throughout the past year, Heineken identified projects […]

Australia’s Solar Power Boom Could Almost Double Capacity in a Year, Analysts Say

Solar farm approvals and record rooftop installations expected to ‘turbo-boost’ production A record-breaking month of rooftop installations and a flood of large-scale solar farms could almost double Australia’s solar power capacity in a single year, industry analysts say. A massive solar energy boom is being predicted for 2018, after an unprecedented number of industrial solar […]

This Brand-New City in Florida Will Rely Solely on Solar Energy

By: Xander Peters  The future isn’t far away. In fact, it’s only a few hours by car. Babcock Ranch – a newly built city in Southwest Florida, just north of Fort Myers and about three hours from Miami – will be the first totally ecological, self-sustaining place like it in the U.S. The modern settlement-like city […]

China Tests Its First Solar-Powered Highway That Can Charge Electric Cars

China has successfully conducted tests on its first solar-powered highway on Thursday. The kilometer-long stretch in Jinan city, the capital of Shandong province could revolutionise transport as it can support future wireless charging. According to the builders, Qilu Transportation Development Group, the new road is the first freeway photovoltaic pavement experiment section in the world. Situated […]