Eric Stikes

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Dubai Drives Cost of Solar Down to Record Low

The race to bring cheap solar energy to the marketplace has become Dubai’s triumph this month, as its state utility company, the Dubai Electricity & …

A Southern California Adventure (Part I)

I’d like to share a little quote from Overland Journal’s website, <i>“Overlanding is about exploration, rather than conquering obstacles. While the roads</i> …

Tall order

For a quarter of a century now, architects and engineers have known that it is practically possible to build a self-contained vertical city – or to …

World’s Largest Solar Power Plant With 9 Million Solar Panels Goes Online In USA

Advertisement<p>California witnessed the largest solar power plant in the world go online, which is capable of providing power to 160,000 homes. The …

County Down offshore wind farm plans scrapped

<b>An energy consortium has scrapped plans for Northern Ireland's first major offshore wind farm.</b><p>The £1bn project would have seen up to 100 turbines placed by First Flight Wind off the south-east coast of County Down.<p>It would have created between 80 and 100 jobs.<p>The area's SDLP MP Margaret Ritchie …

Northern Ireland

UK to get New Garden City – But It Needs One Every Week | Smart Cities Dive

Britain is to get its first new garden city in decades, and it is to be Bicester near Oxford, providing 13,000 homes at a cost of £100 million. …

German Utility EON To Ditch Fossil Fuel Arm, Focus on Renewables

EON SE’s plan to spin off its fossil fuel plants marks a watershed moment in Germany’s renewables effort that will likely bolster the country’s …

Green energy sector jobs surpass total oil sands employment

Canada's green energy sector has grown so quickly and has become such an important part of the economy that it now employs more people than the oil sands.<p>About $25-billion has been invested in Canada's clean-energy sector in the past five years, and employment is up 37 per cent, according to a new …

Crazy-looking jet would travel from NYC to L.A. in under 3 hours

The miracle of flight has grown stale. Our great grandparents may have been impressed by the ability to travel from New York to Los Angeles in five …