October 2012

Indigenous Groups Occupy Belo Monte Site in the Amazon

October 10, 2012

The war over the Belo Monte dam rages on. The latest chapter in the controversial construction of the world’s third largest dam is the occupation by indigenous activists and fishermen of the building site, which they have brought to a halt. 40,000 indigenous people will be displaced by the dam and a huge area of […]

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British Company Presents Liquid Air As Energy Storage Solution

October 2, 2012

Storing energy produced during off-peak times is one of the challenges the renewable energy industry faces and which will be exacerbated as more intermittent forms of electricity generation enter the grid. One of the latest propositions to solve the problem has surfaced in the UK, via the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, who said that turning […]

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