Posts tagged: Solar power

Indigenous Communities Embracing Clean Energy, Creating Thousands of Jobs

National survey shows Indigenous clean energy a money maker By: Margo McDiarmid An increasing number of Indigenous communities are becoming partners in renewable energy projects in Canada and creating thousands of jobs as they do it. A new national survey shows nearly one fifth of the country’s power is provided by facilities fully or partly owned and […]

India Records Highest-Ever Renewable Energy Generation

India generated 10.2 Billion Units (BUs) of electricity from green energy sources including solar, wind, biomass and small hydro — 26 per cent more than 8.1 BUs of renewable energy generated in the same month last year and 17 per cent more than 8.6 Bus generated in the previous month (May 2017), research and ratings […]

Green Energy Success Stories From Hurricane Irma and Beyond

By: Juan Cole After Hurricane Irma in Florida, millions have been without electricity. But those Floridians who had solar panels plus an inverter or a Tesla powerwall were able to recover electricity immediately. Likewise, cities used solar to power traffic lights and other essential services after the huge storm had blown past. Likewise, solar panels kept the lights […]

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An Entirely Renewable Energy Future is Possible, A New Study Says

Written by: Adam Wernick A new study finds that countries around the world could shift their economies entirely to renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind and hydroelectric, by the year 2050. The researchers map out the blend of energy sources that each of 139 countries would need to completely switch their energy to electric power. The […]

Solar Power Deal Will Lower Social Tenants’ Energy Bills

Solar panels are to be installed in 800,000 low-income homes across England and Wales over the next five years, as part of a new government scheme. The Dutch firm, Maas Capital, is investing £160m in the project. The panels, which will be free to tenants, are expected to cut hundreds of pounds from energy bills, […]