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New contracts to purchase wind-generated electricity will allow Kimberly-Clark to reach its conservation goals sooner By: Treena Hein Kimberly-Clark has announced it will annually purchase about 1,000,000 megawatt hours of electricity generated by two new wind power projects in the United States, starting in 2018, to power its North American mills. Currently under construction, the […]

Google Will Hit 100 Percent Renewable Energy This Year

The company is primarily powered by wind and solar energy. By: Allee Manning Google has announced that after 10 years a carbon-neutral company, it will be able to brag running on entirely renewable energy at the end of 2017. That means that all of the electricity the company consumes in both its data centers and offices are provided […]

Ice And Drones: The Future Of Wind Energy

Parts of the world with incredible wind energy potential have long been inaccessible to wind farms. But with the completion of the first offshore wind farm built to withstand ice-prone conditions, the industry has clearly evolved. When it comes to cold-weather climates, wind farm designers face a variety of concerns, notably the impact of low […]

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Almost Every Country in the World Can Power Itself with Renewable Energy

The planet is pretty much ready to go 100 percent renewable by 2050. By Kendra Pierre-Louis The country’s energy mix is under scrutiny. A report commissioned by Energy Secretary Rick Perry acknowledges that low natural gas prices—not renewables—are behind the recent closure of coal energy plants, and that the grid has managed to withstand the increasing presence of […]

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Households Should Be Paid For Their Solar Energy – Report

Expert Joseph Curtin says ‘overdue incentives’ should apply to small producers By: Kevin O’Sullivan The Government’s long-awaited move to incentivise the scaling-up of solar energy development in Ireland should not exclude individuals and small businesses who wish to avail of an opportunity to reduce their energy costs by installing rooftop panels. That is among the recommendations of […]