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Costa Rica after 257 days with almost 100 percent renewable energy

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Data from the National Center for Energy Control (CENCE) showed that Costa Rica went 257 days on almost 100% renewable energy. According to the Latin Correspondent, the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) reported that 98.82 percent of the electricity generated for domestic use came from renewable sources such as wind, geothermal, solar, biomass, and hydroelectric plants. […]

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November 20th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Biomass,INDUSTRY,Solar PhotoVoltaics,Wind | Read More »

Vermont is 100% renewable

green cities

Vermont’s biggest city has succeeded to convert all its energy sources in renewable ones and it is 100% renewable with the help of wind, water and biomass. Burlington Electric Department managed to achieve the 7.4-megawatt Winooski 1 hydroelectric project on the Winooski River at the city’s edge. To do so, the 7.4-megawatt Winooski 1 hydroelectric […]

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September 15th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Biomass,INDUSTRY,Wind | Read More »

Renewable energy supply will go beyond gas by 2016 at a global scale

Gas will be exceeded by renewable energy worldwide until 2016, reaching almost a quarter of the planet’s power supply by 2018, by 2016 it will exceed that from gas and be the twice of that of nuclear plants. It has already exceeded overall consumption of electricity in China by 2012. Broadcasted on Wednesday, this year’s […]

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June 28th, 2013 | Posted in _featured slider,Biomass,Energy Market,Geothermal,INDUSTRY,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics,Solar Thermal,WORLD | Read More »

Hawaii partner with Boeing in aviation biofuel

Boeing has announced an agreement to work with Hawaii BioEnergy, to create aviation fuel. The companies will work together to identify biofuel sources and supporting technologies for producing sustainable jet fuel in Hawaii.

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November 11th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Biomass,BUSINESS,INDUSTRY,Market News,Technology,USA,WORLD | Read More »

EU biofuel consumption up 13% in 2010

The latest biofuels barometer shows that Europeans consumed 13.6% more biofuel in 2010 than in the previous year. In 2010 biofuels continued to grow in the European Union.

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August 16th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Analysis & Features,Biomass,BUSINESS,Europe,INDUSTRY,WORLD | Read More »

Renewable energy solutions by Peter Sinclair – videos

Wind energy Part I Wind energy Part II Energy efficiency

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July 27th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Africa,Asia,Biomass,Canada,Europe,Geothermal,INDUSTRY,Solar PhotoVoltaics,South America,Technology,Uncategorized,USA,Wind,WORLD | Read More »

Renewable energy from “Green Power Islands”

Green Power Islands – a great idea to generate and store renewable energy on uninhabited islands around the globe. The Danish architectural firm Gottlieb Paludan has proposed generating power through wind or solar — depending on the climate — and then using the water surrounding the islands to store the power using pumped hydro technologies.

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July 8th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Biomass,BUSINESS,Energy Market,Europe,INDUSTRY,Market News,MARKETING,Solar PhotoVoltaics,Technology,Wind,WORLD | Read More »

China’s development in biomass energy

China, the world’s leading coal user and polluter it tries an aggressive development in the biomass industry. The Chinese central government has established policies boosting biomass energy development.

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July 6th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Analysis & Features,Asia,Biomass,BUSINESS,Energy Market,INDUSTRY,MARKETING,WORLD | Read More »

3000 MW by 2020 in Malaysia

Malaysia‘s parliament announced the country’s installation targets for renewable energies and the plan to install 3,000 MW of renewable by 2020. They expect that 1,250 MW will be generated by photovoltaic installations and another 1,065 by biomass.

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July 1st, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,Biomass,BUSINESS,INDUSTRY,Legislation,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics,WORLD | Read More »

Another kind of renewable energy: Human Waste

Another renewable source is biomass and is a biological material produced from living organisms and their byproducts, such as food waste, wood, excreta etc. An excellent biomass is now considered the human waste.

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May 18th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Africa,Asia,Biomass,BUSINESS,Europe,INDUSTRY,Market News,Technology,USA,WORLD | Read More »


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