Florida Energy Company Abandons Nuclear Power Plants in Favour of Solar Farms for energy

This announcement could be another nail in the coffin for American nuclear power Nuclear power is not doing well in the United States. Recently, nuclear reactor manufacturer Westinghouse declared bankruptcy, and nuclear plants under construction in South Carolina and Georgia that were planning to use Westinghouse reactors now have uncertain futures. Just this Tuesday, Duke […]

Australia’s biggest wind farm comes to the Sunshine State Queensland Australia

By 2019, 123 turbines will be spinning 453MW of energy at Coopers Gap Wind Farm, between Kingaroy and Dalby in Queensland. The announcement on August 17 of Australia’s biggest wind farm is the result of creative collaboration and supple engineering solutions. GE will supply and install 123 turbines for the farm,  owned  by the Powering […]

Scientists Are Now Even One Step Closer to Using Algae as Biofuel

A breakthrough by a group of scientists makes algae a potentially viable source of bio-fuel. The world is trying to wean itself off of fossil fuels. It’s vital we reduce our carbon footprint as much as possible in the next few decades, and many countries, states, cities, businesses, and people are committing to that goal. […]

Chile Generates Such Excessive Solar Power That It Just Gives the Extra Away

It sounds like a treat, but is it bad news for the energy industry. Chile has so much solar energy that the price of solar frequently drops to zero, which is great news for consumers but frustrating for energy companies and investors. Under President Michelle Bachelet, Chile has been aggressively expanding its solar energy generation, […]

Europe Pledges to Quintuple Their Offshore Wind Power Generators by the year 2030

The new arrangement will add an additional 60 gigawatts of power and dramatically reduce expenses for any future projects. A few decades from now, most of our energy will likely come from the sea. At least, from the wind above the sea. One of the fastest growing and most efficient energy markets is offshore wind, […]

Awesome Mini Generator Extracts Energy From Saltwater

Where freshwater and saltwater meet, you get energy. Where freshwater meets saltwater, Aleksandra Radenovic sees a wold of untapped renewable energy. Radenovic is a nanoscientist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, and today she published the schematics of a brand new type of flat, membrane-like power generator. The generator siphons energy from the process […]

Scientists Discover New Process Converting Waste Heat Into Usable Electricity

This new material could allow power plants to recycle their waste heat and improve their efficiency. A group of researchers have developed a new material that can be used to turn waste heat into electricity. This technology could allow power plants to recycle their waste heat and save money, while reducing our fossil fuel consumption […]

Recycled Grass Clippings Could Perhaps Heat Your Home

A British renewable energy company intends to use grass from abandoned fields and meadows as a fuel source. The gas that heats your home might come from the grass beneath your feet, at least if British renewable energy company Ecotricity is successful. Ecotricity, one of the world’s first renewable energy companies, is building a ‘green […]

Science is now One Step Closer to Using Algae for Bio-fuel

A breakthrough by a team of scientists makes algae a potentially viable source of biofuel. The world is trying to wean itself off of fossil fuels. It’s vital we reduce our carbon footprint as much as possible in the next few decades, and many countries, states, cities, businesses, and people are committing to that goal. […]

Public Urinal Generates Electricity from Urine

THE COMETH OF PEE POWER IS UPON US Pee can be transformed into electricity with the help of bacterial metabolism, thanks to a device created by researchers at the University of the West of England, where Spanish researchers are working. A test cubicle was installed at Glastonbury festival, but the final aim is to improve […]