March 2010

Spain gets bigger on solar power

March 29, 2010

A 26 MWp solar free-field power plant is being built in Extremadura, Spain, by Assyce Fotovoltaica, a Spanish system integrator company. The power plant with a land area of 69 hectares should be completed by the end of the year and will generate more than 42 million kilowatt-hours of electricity per year. The plant’s output […]

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Palm oil is an environmental and PR disaster

March 26, 2010

To bring the week to a close, I’ll leave aside the usual focus on renewable energy to blog about another environmental topic that has been buzzing on the social media landscape over the last week. Related Posts:New Report Says Global Wind Power Market Could Triple by 2020NGO Raises Concerns Over Palm Oil Supply to Hawaii […]

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The Benefits of Outdoor Solar Lights

March 24, 2010

Image via Wikipedia For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, spring has finally arrived. Spring is the time when many of us look to make changes to our homes. Whether it is a major “spring cleaning”, a kitchen remodel, or a landscape beautification project, spring seems to be the time when we are motivated […]

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Latin America starts to migrate to renewable energy

March 22, 2010

Last week we blogged about the growth of wind energy worldwide. And it seems like renewable energy is starting to become an important of Latin American economy, according to an IPS report. Related Posts:Norway to start testing world’s largest wind turbineElectricians: go green or go obsoleteOntario introduces renewable energy actHappy World Environment DaySwitching to renewable […]

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Report says wind power capacity grew in 2009

March 19, 2010

The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) said in a report released earlier this month that worldwide wind power capacity reached 159’213MW in the period. 38’312 MW were added in 2009. Related Posts:Happy World Environment DaySwitching to renewable energyIdeas to green your homeLatin America starts to migrate to renewable energyNorway to start testing world’s largest wind […]

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