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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 -

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Energy Refuge

  • Green Mortgages: Here’s What You Need to Know
    A shelter is a basic human need. The need for housing continues to rise with the increase in population. The housing industry has undergone a huge transformation with advances in technology. This has enabled the provision of diverse services that imp…
    - 12 Dec 18, 1:00am -
  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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 -

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Peak Energy

  • Twilight In The Desert ?
    Bloomberg reports that Matt Simmons may have been right after all - according to data released by Saudi Aramco the Ghawar field appears to have substantial production declines in recent years - The Biggest Saudi Oil Field Is Fading Faster Than Anyone…
    - 3 Apr 19, 12:58pm -
  • 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.
    - 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 -

Renewable Energy Articles

  • Can Australia reach net zero emissions by 2050?
    Australia has one of the highest per capita emissions of carbon dioxide in the world, well above the developed world average.The Australian prime minister Scott Morrison has hinted he won’t sign up to a net zero target before he can quantify the…
    - 30 days ago 27 Feb 20, 11:56am -
  • UK starts using hydrogen for home heating
    UK has introduced zero-carbon hydrogen into its gas network for the first time by using 20% hydrogen and natural gas blend to heat 100 homes and 30 faculty buildings at Keele University in Staffordshire.The working principle is not that complex. Firs…
    - 61 days ago 27 Jan 20, 7:34am -
  • The key to achieve energy savings in the industry is advanced technology
    We are bombarded with different energy savings tips, practically on daily basis. There is this and that, ranging from possible energy saving solutions such as the ones offered from This website, as well as calculating the value of energy savings, app…
    - 5 Dec 19, 1:05pm -
  • Hydropower and its effect on climate compared to other energy sources
    Hydropower, as many of you already know, has the very long history of use. This renewable energy source generates electricity in many countries of the world.In fact, hydropower currently accounts for two thirds of the electricity generated from renew…
    - 19 Nov 19, 6:40am -
  • Economic benefits of using newer solar panels
    When you read various information on solar panels, there is a something of a common belief that solar panels need to last for more than 20 years in order to produce economic benefits for those who decide to install them.The average lifespan of solar…
    - 15 Oct 19, 11:41am -