wind energy

Fukushima, from Nuclear Power to Wind Power

January 22, 2013

Since the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011, and which resulted in one of the worst nuclear accidents in recent history, Japan has signaled its intentions to transition towards clean, alternative energy. Japanese officials recently announced that the country intends to build the largest wind farm in the world. The offshore […]

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Google Adds More Power to its Renewable Energy Portfolio

January 15, 2013

Google kicked off 2013 with an announcement about a new, $200 million equity investment in a wind farm in west Texas. The wind farm can generate enough electricity to power 60,000 average U.S. homes. Related Posts:Google Invests $75 million in Residential Solar Power FundGoogle Invests $94 Million in Solar EnergyBloom Energy’s clean energy technologyGoogle’s green […]

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New Report Says Global Wind Power Market Could Triple by 2020

November 15, 2012

A new report compiled by Greenpeace International and the Global Wind Energy Council on the future of the wind industry and released yesterday in Beijing says wind power could supply up to 12 percent of global electricity by 2020, creating 1.4 million new jobs and reducing CO2 emissions by more than 1.5 billion tons per […]

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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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Alternative Energy in the UK’s Southwest: Infograph

September 24, 2012

The Infograph below shows how the southwest region in the UK is working to embrace sustainability through alternative energy. In typical English style, some of the energy generation figures are given in cup-of-tea equivalents, surely the easiest way to make an English create a analogy with the real world. Follow @energyrefuge Related Posts:Alternative Energy Is […]

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