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Singapore to Launch a Giant Island of Floating Solar Panels

Singapore is poised to launch the world’s largest floating solar panel system by the end of the year, Inhabitat reports via ChannelNews Asia. Phase …

Solar Panels

New Way to Harvest Wind Power Comes in the Form of Fake Trees

Wind power is becoming an increasingly popular choice for those wanting to harvest free energy and recent figures released by the American Wind …

World’s First Wind-Hydro Turbines Work Even Without the Wind

That’s pretty impressive, even for the biggest and best of companies, and that’s exactly what German energy providers, Max Bogl AG and GE Renewable …

This Spinning Solar Cells Generate 20 Times More Power Than Regular Panels

This new type of solar cell was designed and developed in a different way to most traditional solar panels. You see, unlike others, the V3 Spin Cell …

Now It is Possible to Convert Footsteps on The Flooring into Usable Electricity

We’ve all heard of solar panels and roofs, wind turbines, and even waves generating electricity, but what about the floors, what good can they do in …

Capturing Solar Power in Space, Then Send it Down to Earth

It’s a concept that’s been around for quite some time now but has never really taken form. But now, with the help of the advancement of technologies …

Researchers Have Developed New Material That Can Transform Waste Heat into Electricity

A collaboration of researchers from the University of Houston, Cambridge, Morgan State University and others have been working on developing a new …

Solar Systems Will Soon Have Integrated Batteries as Standard

It makes sense to have an integrated battery on any solar system, but up until now, it’s not an option that has really been explored much. The excess …

The First Tidal Wave Generator of North America Goes Online

Renewable energy has already proved its worth in many ways, but while solar and, the wind often get much of the glory, poor old tidal power doesn’t …

The Future of Clean Energy Investment

The quality of air in Beijing fell short of national standards on 179 days last year. That is one reason why China is likely to continue to tackle …

The colossal African solar farm that could power Europe

We visit a vast power plant at the door to the Moroccan desert that is helping to define the energy future of the world.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>The minibus crosses the vast plateau on a newly paved road. Cracked fields stretch …

Six Unusual Ways of Obtaining Green Energy

<b>Burning waste</b><p>Civilized man always struggled to deal with all the waste produced. While most of the modern countries still rely on relatively new (in …

NRDC: US transition to renewables is 'is irrevocably underway'

Dive Brief:<p>The United States transition to renewable energy is "is irrevocably underway," according to a new report by the Natural Resources Defense …

A ridiculous plan to produce unlimited clean energy actually seems to be working

Humans need energy because that’s the only thing that powers our smartphones, and without them we’d have to actually talk to our relatives at family …

Las Vegas now the largest US city running entirely on renewable energy

Last week, Las Vegas officials announced the city is now running entirely on renewable energy. The launch of a giant solar array called Boulder Solar …

Former California farm produces solar power that's cheaper than fossil fuels

In a radical shift from dirt farm to solar farm, a California property that was once an abandoned farm is now producing 155 megawatts of clean energy …

Drive on This: France Has Opened the World's First Solar Road

Powering Street Lights<p>Tourouvre-au-Perche in Normandy, France is a young, little municipality established just January of this year. The 93.76 km2 …

Clean Energy

Renewables Set to Become Cheapest and Most Efficient Way to Power Our Homes

Over the past decade renewable energy techniques have received a lot of attention, particularly solar, and for good reason too. The Bloomberg New …

Are Jellyfish the Answer to the World’s Energy Dilemma?

You may not think that jellyfish could hold the key to unlocking great potential in the world of renewable energy, but these amazing creatures may …

A Coal-Fired Power Plant in India Is Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Baking Soda - MIT Technology Review

In the southern Indian city of Tuticorin, locals are unlikely to suffer from a poorly risen cake. That’s because a coal-fired thermal power station …

Nanotechnology Accelerates Green Energy Production

Nanotechnology is a field that’s receiving a lot of attention at the moment as scientists learn more every day about the benefits it can bring to …

NRG Energy completes world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture plant

NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) and JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration say they have launched operations at the $1B Petra Nova carbon capture facility in Texas …

Statoil to sell 25% of Scotland floating wind farm

Statoil (NYSE:STO) agrees to sell 25% of its assets in the Hywind floating wind farm pilot project offshore Scotland to an Abu Dhabi renewable energy …

Public Wattway: France Activates World’s First Solar-Paneled Roadway

[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Cities & Urbanism. ]Developed by Wattway and deployed on the streets of Tourouvre-au-Perche, a 1,000-meter-long …

Revolutionary flapping wind turbine mimics hummingbirds to produce clean energy

A new flapping wind turbine from Tunisia marks a revolutionary breakthrough in the field of mechanics. Until recently, scientists have been limited …

Renewable Energy

There’s an Electricity Revolution and It’s Happening Right Now

It’s not really a secret that there’s an electricity revolution going on, and of no real surprise to many either. With the diminishing levels of …

11 of the Most Impressive Solar Projects Powering Our World

The Sun's limitless energy is all around us. We just need to harness it.<p>Here in the United States, we need updated infrastructure, but we also need some forward-thinking ways to power it now and into the future. There are plenty of examples out there around the world, many of which are …

A Closer Look at the World’s Most Inspiring Solar Projects

Ok, so you should all know by now just how great solar power is. It comes in various forms and not only is it by far more efficient than fossil …

SMR Smart: Small Modular Reactors Are Nuclear's Future

SMR Start is a new organization of potential customers and vendors investing in the development of advanced modular nuclear reactors (SMRs). It was formed to get SMRs over the initial market humps that plague all new technologies by using proven public-private partnerships that have succeeded with …

Scotland’s Tidal Power Plant Is a Glimpse Into the Future Of Energy

Scotland’s Tidal Array is expected to be finished in the early 2020s.<p><b>Fossil fuels are big business.</b> It’s an industry that employs millions of people. …