April 2010

Europe: 100% renewable energy in 2050

April 30, 2010

The European Renewable Energy Council (EREC) has published a report called Re-Thinking 2050, in which it presents a pathway towards a 100% renewable energy system for the European Union. Related Posts:Happy World Environment DayLatin America starts to migrate to renewable energyNorway to start testing world’s largest wind turbineEnergy-saving refrigerators against global warmingNon-profit takes solar-powered mobile […]

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California launches renewable energy web tools

April 27, 2010

In order to coincide with Earth Day, celebrated globally on April 22, the California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO) opened access to information about how green the grid is via two web-based tools. The tools “make clean, green energy production transparent on an hourly and daily basis”, says California ISO. Related Posts:Happy World Environment DaySwitching […]

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Toronto’s renewable energy plans

April 23, 2010

It is Canada’s largest city with a population of about 2.6 million people. Like several big cities in the world, it is looking for ways to hurl itself toward a more sustainable future. With that objective in mind, “the City of Toronto’s Executive Committee approved a staff report seeking authority to implement a biogas utilization […]

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Earth Day completes 40 years

April 22, 2010

Since April 22nd 1970, people across nearly two hundred countries across the world celebrate Earth Day by engaging in activities to promote environmental awareness, The Earth Day Network, which manages the event, comprises 20,000 partners and organizations in 190 countries. The organization says one billion participate in Earth Day Activies, “making it the largest secular […]

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MIT offers course on solar power

April 19, 2010

In order to meet the growing demand for solar power, MIT Professional Education is offering a course on solar power. The course, called Solar Energy: Capturing the Sun, will focus on core concepts related to solar power, the latest developments in the field and industry applications. Related Posts:Non-profit takes solar-powered mobile technology to developing worldSwitching […]

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