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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 -

Green Tech Media

  • newLoanpal Now No. 1 in the Booming Solar Loan Market
    Solar loans started outperforming third-party-owned solar in early 2018.According to a new WoodMac report, the first half of 2019 saw loans claim a majority of the solar financing market first time, at 55 percent market share.Loan providers a…
    - 2 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 4:47pm -
  • newEurope’s Energy Giants Line Up to Endorse Green Deal
    The European Union’s newly proposed Green Deal raises “significant questions” for the oil and gas industry, analysts said, but the plan was broadly welcomed by companies across the energy sector.On Wednesday the European Commission prese…
    - 4 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 3:13pm -
  • newOne More Time, With Feeling: GE’s Latest Approach to Energy Storage
    Century-old electric technology company GE kicked off 2019 with yet another reorg.The workhorse Power division was split up, to start. Though still a top supplier of the world's natural-gas turbines, the division had turned into a money-loser as…
    - 4 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 2:58pm -
  • newFormer GOP Senator Calls for Passing ‘Conservative, Sensible’ Climate Policies
    It’s week two of the United Nations' COP25 climate summit, and it’s the last few days Congress will be in session before the winter recess. What have American federal policymakers accomplished? On this episode of Political Climate, we…
    - 4 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 2:45pm -
  • newElizabeth Warren Unveils ‘Blue New Deal’ With Support for Offshore Wind
    Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren dropped yet another environmental proposal on Tuesday, pitching a variety of ocean-related conservation and energy plans under the banner of what she terms a “Blue New Deal.” “While the o…
    - 5 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 2:23pm -

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

  • 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…
    - 7 days ago 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…
    - 24 days ago 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…
    - 58 days ago 15 Oct 19, 11:41am -
  • The advantages and disadvantages of using biomass
    There is plenty of talk about different renewable energy sources as the world looks to move away from fossil fuels. The growing impact of climate change as the direct consequence of fossil fuel burning is making the world consider other, more environ…
    - 28 Aug 19, 3:25pm -
  • 2019 looks like a good year for solar energy
    Solar energy sector is the fastest growing renewable energy sector worldwide. It has been estimated that the global solar energy market could grow by 25% in 2019.In U.S. alone, solar power is expected to provide more than 30% of all new U.S. electric…
    - 11 Jul 19, 8:00am -