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World’s largest offshore wind farm approved by the UK Government

offshore wind farm

The Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm – set to be the largest in the world – received the green light from the U.K. government on Tuesday after it was granted development consent by the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Secretary Greg Clark. According to CNBC, the wind farm will consist of “up to” 300 […]

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August 17th, 2016 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,INDUSTRY,Wind,WORLD | Read More »

This floating UFO home is powered by solar, wind and water

Jet Capsule UFO home

Known for its exquisite cuisine, prominent fashion scene, and storied football clubs, Italy will soon have the ability to add yet another notable notch to its esteemed culture belt: manufacturer of UFOs. Also known as Unidentified Floating Objects, the UFOs coming to Italian shores in the near future aren’t exactly alien but rather an innovative […]

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April 26th, 2016 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

This 18-Rotor helicopter runs entirely on electricity

electric helicopter

Developed by the German company e-volo, the Volocopter VC200, a 18-rotor rotor electric helicopter (aka multicopter) completed its first official manned test flight without a hitch, and documented the whole thing on camera. The video shows the managing director Alexander Zosel of the company of E-Volo piloting the maiden manned emission-free aircraft over an airfield […]

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April 18th, 2016 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

Scottish castle goes solar

solar-powered castle

The 19th-century Ayton Castle’s grounds will be home to 188 solar panels, providing 50KW of electricity, after Scottish Borders Council approved the plans by the castle owners. The special high-level mounting system means livestock can still graze the fields unprotected under the panels. According to thenational.scot, Director of conservation charity WWF Scotland Lang Banks said: […]

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October 20th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

EU finds potential for energy savings in food industry

clean energy in food industry

The EU’s food production industry has some catching up to do when it comes to adopting renewable energy, according to a new report that took a close look at the food sector. Overall, renewable sources now account for 15 percent of the EU’s energy mix, but in the food production sector, that share is only […]

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October 18th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

Germany to fund 125 million euros for renewable energy projects in India

Merkel in India

Germany and India on Tuesday signed two loan agreements worth 125 million Euros for the Green Energy Corridors’ project in Andhra Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. Germany’s development bank, KFW, will fund 57 million Euro for the project at Himachal Pradesh, and 68 million Euro for the Andhra Pradesh project, a press statement from the government […]

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October 6th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

Romanian renewable energy companies ask Government to temporarily cut the accreditations for new plants

renewable energy romania

“Renewable energy investors which contributed with 7 billion euros in the Romanian economy were deceived! You should not allow the collapse of renewable energy”, is the message sent by Romanian renewable energy companies. In the open letter sent to Romania’s Prime Minister, Energy Minister and Energy Authority ANRE, four renewable energy organizations have asked them […]

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July 29th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

Solar-powered racing car launched by CUER student team

solar-powered racing car

The launch of a new solar-powered racing car built by British students aims to highlight the potential of electric vehicles. According Engineering and Technology Magazine, the 60-strong student organization Cambridge University Eco-Racing Team (CUER) has been designing, building and racing eco-vehicles since 2007 and later today it will unveil its latest creation – a solar-powered […]

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July 14th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,Student,WORLD | Read More »

Swedish solar energy plants suffering from heatstroke

MVN Luftaufnahme solar plant

Switzerland’s solar energy farms are paradoxically suffering from the recent sunny weather, with the heat affecting photovoltaic plants. As a result, power generation has decreased slightly. Although photovoltaic plants depend on a lot of sun, heat can impair energy production, according to Patrick Schaub, an energy analyst from SIG, a utility provider for canton Geneva. […]

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July 7th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

Iconic London double-deckers go electric

hybrid double decker bus

China-based manufacturer BYD will supply battery-powered buses to Transport for London from October. The number 16 route will be the first to go emission-free. According to PV Magazine, passengers travelling from the Edgware Road to Victoria bus station in London will be using zero-emission transport from October onwards, announced Mayor of London Boris Johnson this […]

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July 3rd, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

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