Posts tagged: Solar power

Falling Green Energy Costs ‘To Stop’ Fossil Fuel Growth

Cheaper electric vehicles and solar technology could halt growth of global demand for oil and coal by 2020, study says. Falling costs of renewable energy technologies could lead to a halt in the growth of global demand for environmentally harmful fossil fuels, according to a new report. Released on Thursday, the report – co-authored by […]

Solar Powered Shelter Wins Design Award

By: Anmar Frangoul An emergency shelter that uses solar power has won both the Architecture award and 2017 Grand Prize at the Beazley Designs of the Year awards. A temporary, weatherproof structure, the Better Shelter has been designed for use by people displaced by conflict and natural disasters. The IKEA Foundation and the UNHCR — the […]

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India Headed For A Green Energy Revolution: Harvard Scientist

KOLKATA: Harvard chemist and energy innovator Daniel G. Nocera is a man on a “renewable” mission. The inventor of the artificial leaf and co-creator of its bionic version plans to launch a pilot of the advanced technology in India with the assertion that a “renewable energy revolution will take place” in the country. “I have […]

Saudi Arabia will Invest Tens of Billions in Renewable Energy

By: Jason Lemon Saudi Arabia plans to become a “solar powerhouse” and invest tens of billions in renewable energy sources. Currently, less than 1 percent of Saudi Arabia’s energy is renewable. The kingdom’s economy relies primarily on oil production. Energy, Industry and Mineral Recourses Minister Khalid Al-Falih said that Riyadh will invest between $30 to $50 […]

Numbers Don’t Lie: We’ve Reached a Tipping Point for Renewable Energy

By: JON DOGTEROM The ink is barely dry on Canada’s new national climate change strategy but critics are already trying to bury it under a mound of half-truths about clean energy. The plan contains measures that will help Canada hit its obligations under the Paris Agreement, such as introducing carbon pricing, phasing out coal-burning power stations […]