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Alternative Energy News

  • Family-sized Solar Car to Race in World Solar Challenge
    Battery Technology | Electric Cars | Solar Power | TransportationSolar Team Great Britain has started a kickstarter page to help fund their design for entry in the 2017 World Solar Challenge. Founder Steven Heape leads a team of volunteers from many…
    - 25 Jan 17, 8:03am -
  • The Spherical Sun Power Generator
    Energy Inventions | Future Technology | Solar PowerGerman Architect Andre Broessel believes he has a solution that can “squeeze more juice out of the sun”, even during the night hours and in low-light regions. His company Rawlemon has created a s…
    - 13 Apr 15, 11:35am -
  • Hydrogen-Powered Tram Developed in China
    Fuel Cells | Hydrogen Fuel | Public Transit | TransportationIn an effort to reduce China’s harmful and plentiful greenhouse gas emissions, Chinese company Sifang (a subsidiary of China South Rail Corporation) has developed the world’s first hydro…
    - 9 Apr 15, 7:55am -
  • The WaterNest: An Eco-Friendly Floating House
    Environment and Sustainability | Photovoltaic Cells | Solar PowerDesigned by renowned Italian architect Giancarlo Zema and produced by EcoFloLife, the WaterNest 100 is an eco-friendly floating housing unit. The 100 square meter residential units are…
    - 2 Apr 15, 8:05am -
  • Floating Solar Panels: A Viable Solution?
    Hydro Power | Photovoltaic Cells | Solar PowerSince 2011, French Company Ciel & Terre has been developing large-scale floating solar solutions. Their innovative Hydrelio Floating PV system allows standard PV panels to be installed on large bodies of…
    - 1 Apr 15, 8:35am -

Clean Tech Blog

  • Digital – Electrochemical Mobility Future
    A recent KPMG survey shows that most auto executives still believe hydrogen fuel cell cars are going to win and EVs are going to fail in the long run.  Many of the major oil companies believe that biofuels are fundamentally limited in scale, and oil…
    - 10 Apr 18, 1:39am -
  • MIT Mistakes and How Much an Uber Driver Actually Makes
    MIT recently posted a sensationalist research article where the authors claim 74% of Uber and Lyft drivers earn less than the local minimum wage. Which begs the question, if the authors are right, why in the hell would hundreds of thousands of peop…
    - 8 Mar 18, 3:57pm -
  • Exxon and Shell will Never Again Match Their Oil Market Share in Renewables
    According to Bloomberg, cleantech global capital spending was $333 Billion last year, 40% of that in China.  That’s 3.5x bigger than the COMBINED capex total for Shell, Exxon, BP, Chevron, and Total. Put another way, that’s enough capital to out…
    - 23 Feb 18, 3:52pm -
  • It is a Long Lane that Never Turns – Agtech Angel Investing 100 Years Ago
    100 years ago my great grandparents were also angel investors – in Infrastructure, Media and Bee tech They invested in media, ag / cleantech, and infrastructure.  Lest you think angel investing is new or VCs are smart – it really hasn’t chang…
    - 7 Feb 18, 3:49pm -
  • Day to day competition
    Custom writing is now a well-established market to work on. Day to day competition is increasing confusing buyers with low prices and promising offers. In a phase like this, it is important to stay focus on the basic need and not to get excited by th…
    - 22 Aug 17, 7:52am -

Daily Energy Report

Energy Refuge

  • 3 Ways That Transport is Becoming More Eco-Friendly
    Modern people are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing ways of getting around. We are also on the cusp of a revolution in personal transport in the form of driverless vehicles. Driverless vehicles will make transport more efficient and, there…
    - 34 days ago 12 Oct 18, 8:36pm -
  • 3 Easy Ways to Make an Environmental Impact
    Have you made an oath to become more environmentally aware? If you want to make a positive impact on the environment where you are helping to conserve some natural resources while reducing pollution and keeping your area cleaner than before, you can…
    - 59 days ago 17 Sep 18, 1:55pm -
  • Here’s how Australia is substituting coal with wind and solar power
    Perhaps one of the most pressing needs and a common topic around the world has been: renewable energy. How can countries revert to renewable energy productions, and what repercussions would the switch have? Let’s take Australia as an example. Deeme…
    - 79 days ago 29 Aug 18, 12:21am -
  • 3 Easy Ways to Lead a Greener Life
    There is no one today who isn’t aware of the importance of trying to live in a more ecologically friendly way. The effects of climate change and global warming are becoming undeniable, and we are no longer dealing with an abstract concept that migh…
    - 18 Jan 18, 4:06am -
  • 5 Tips to Make Your Home Remodel Energy Efficient
    If you’re thinking about remodeling soon, why not kill two birds with one stone and implement energy saving trends to make your home more efficient? Some energy saving implementations can prove to be costly, but if you’re remodeling and making a…
    - 5 Sep 17, 9:49pm -

Green Tech Media

Peak Energy

  • Radical Reels 2018
    This year's selection of films was unusually good, possibly the best I've seen - Radical Reels. Special mention to Into Twin Galaxies which was the equivalent of three top-grade adventure films in one.
    - 2 days ago 13 Nov 18, 11:50am -
  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year, 2017
    I'm not a huge fan of the Maritime Museum as a venue for this exhibition, but I still make my annual pilgrimage to it. Some interesting images still make it through - WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR. This year wasn't without controversy, with one w…
    - 29 Apr 18, 4:03am -
  • China’s coal consumption has peaked
    Brookings has a report from the China Daily prophesising that Chinese coal use has peaked - China’s coal consumption has peaked. Looking ahead, we do not anticipate significant new growth of coal consumption this year or in the next few years. Firs…
    - 27 Apr 18, 10:32pm -
  • Electric Buses Are Hurting the Oil Industry
    Bloomberg has a report on the rapidly growing electric bus industry, with China leading the way (adding a London-sized electric bus fleet every five weeks) - Electric Buses Are Hurting the Oil Industry. Electric buses were seen as a joke at an indust…
    - 27 Apr 18, 4:12am -
  • Roger Waters: Wake up and smell the roses
    The propaganda war against Syria has been every bit as bad as the endless stream of lies we were fed about Iraq 15 years ago. Every time I see another made up story about "chemical weapons" being used by the Syrians (or by the Russians on some random…
    - 23 Apr 18, 12:49pm -

Renewable Energy Articles

  • How to use sunlight to produce hydrogen?
    Many energy experts believe that hydrogen is one of future's top fuels. There are many ongoing researches with the purpose of finding the cleanest and the most efficient way to produce hydrogen. One of the most interesting techniques is water splitti…
    - 9 days ago 6 Nov 18, 9:01am -
  • How to ensure maximum wind farm production?
    Wind power use is rapidly growing all over the world. In many corners of the world you can see wind turbines with gigantic rolling blades harnessing the clean power of the wind and converting it into electricity.How to improve productivity of these w…
    - 31 days ago 16 Oct 18, 5:26am -
  • Is wood really a low carbon fuel? EU think it is
    Europe's renewable energy directive will aim to double Europe's renewable energy consumption by 2030. The downside to this directive is the fact that European officials will promote the use of wood as a renewable, low carbon fuel.Under this directive…
    - 56 days ago 20 Sep 18, 9:21am -
  • China still leads global solar industry
    The Chinese government has recently cut solar incentives thus leading to suspension of many new solar projects. Nonetheless, China doesn't want to lose its leading position on global solar energy market and has established International Investment Al…
    - 79 days ago 29 Aug 18, 6:11am -
  • How does living near wind turbines affect human health?
    Wind energy is clean, renewable energy source that doesn't contribute to climate change. Wind energy is together with solar energy the fastest growing renewable energy industry in the world. Wind turbines are spreading in almost all corners of the wo…
    - 4 Jul 18, 6:17am -