Posts tagged: wind farms

Tiny Wolfhagen, Germany Leads The Country’s Green Energy Transition

By: Austin Davis With its centuries-old timber-framed houses and cobblestone lanes, Wolfhagen could easily illustrate a Grimm Brothers’ fable. But for all of its medieval charm and pastoral feel, this town of 14,000 near Frankfurt has taken a big step into the future over the past few years. It has embraced Germany’s push to get rid […]

Apple Turns Green, Claiming ‘100 Per Cent Clean Energy’

Apple said Monday it had achieved a goal of “100 per cent clean energy” for its facilities around the world. The California tech giant said its retail stores, offices, data centres and co-located facilities in 43 countries were operating with nonpolluting or renewable energy. Nine additional manufacturing partners have committed to power all of their […]

Oil-Rich Saudi Arabia is Spending Billions on Renewable Energy

Saudi Arabia is known for its oil and sun-soaked deserts. In a move to secure the kingdom’s financial future, its name could soon become synonymous with renewable energy. According to the New York Times, Prince Mohammed bin Salman decided that Saudi energy company ACWA Power would spearhead the creation of a $300 million solar farm capable of powering […]

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Scotland ‘On Target’ for 100% Renewable Energy by 2020

Citizens’ Assembly hears how Denmark became one of most efficient countries in world Image: futurism.com By: Ronan McGreevy Scotland is on target to generate all of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020, the Citizens’ Assembly has heard. Under chair Ms Justice Mary Laffoy, the 99 assembly members, meeting in Malahide, Co Dublin are spending a […]

Saturday November 11th, 2017 in , , | No Comments »

SC Johnson Plant in Bay County Now Runs on 100 Percent Wind Energy

By: Heather Jordan BANGOR TWP, MI — SC Johnson’s manufacturing site in Bay County’s Bangor Township now runs on 100 percent renewable wind energy. In an ongoing effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the facility that manufactures Ziploc brand bags recently joined two other SC Johnson manufacturing sites running on 100 percent wind energy for electricity, […]