Apple looks greener than ever with new renewable energy-powered data centers

We’re creating more data than ever before – YouTube receives 300 hours’ worth of video uploads every minute – and all of those 1s and 0s have to be stored somewhere. With this in mind Apple’s €1.7 billion (around US$1.9 billion) European data centers, which will be powered entirely from renewable energy sources, show a […]

LARGEST WIND FARM IN THE WORLD READY TO BE COMMISSIONED

WORLDS LARGEST WIND FARM ALMOST READY TO GO ON LINE Bloomberg profiles the London Array Project, a US$2.6 billion wind farm that is ready to power half a million homes. Construction started four years ago in July 2009. The kick off ceremony was last week in Kent where Prime Minister David Cameron who lauded the […]

WORLDS LARGEST WIND FARM POWER GENERATION SYSTEM IS BEING CONSTRUCTED TO SUPPLY HALF A MILLION HOMES AS SHOWN IN THE VIDEO

WORLDS BIGGEST WIND FARM TO SUPPLY 500,000 HOMES UNDER WAY NOW. Bloomberg profiles the London Array Project, a US$2.6 billion wind farm that is ready to power half a million homes. Construction started four years ago in July 2009. The kick off ceremony was last week in Kent where Prime Minister David Cameron who lauded […]

POLAND STRIKES DEAL WITH WASTE TO ENERGY PRODUCTION

JV Brings Waste to Energy Gasification Technology to Poland 7 February 2013 By Ben Messenger Vacouver based waste gasification specialist, Waste to Energy Canada (WtEC) has formed a joint venture with Polish investment and property development company, Rank Progress to develop projects in Poland and Croatia.The joint venture – Rank Recycling Energy (RRE) – will […]

WIND TURBINE ENERGY PROJECT GETS BOOST OF $200M INVESTMENT BY GOOGLE

GOOGLE INVESTS $200M INTO WIND TURBINE ENERGY IN TEXAS Like Warren Buffett who made a big investment in renewables just before the holidays, Google announced its own $200 million equity investment in a west Texas wind farm on Wednesday. “In late December, while most of us were busy wrapping presents, our Treasury team was tying […]

ALUMINIUM RECYCLING IN GERMANY TO BE THE WORLDS BIGGEST PROJECT

World?s Largest AluminiumRecycling Centre Under Construction 28 November 2012Aluminium rolling and recycling giant, Novelis (NYSE: NVL) has begun construction of a $250 million aluminium recycling and casting centre at its plant in Nachterstedt, Germany. The Atlanta, Georgia based company said that the new facility is being built adjacent to its existing aluminium rolling mill and […]

GOOGLE & THE GREEN REVOLUTION WORK IN TOGETHER

GOOGLE DATA CENTRES ARE GREEN FRIENDLY Google says its data centers use half the energy of typical data centers, and its efficiency report for the first quarter of 2012 points to an even greener future. The company’s impressive statistics are achieved through simple energy saving methods including efficient temperature management, reductions in residual energy loss […]

IKEA USA STORE TO GO SOLAR WITH 250 KILOWATT ROOFTOP SYSTEM USING 1,200 PANELS

Calif. Ikea store to go to solar power COSTA MESA, Calif. (UPI) — Home furnishings giant Ikea says it will light one of its Southern California stores using solar panels if the city of Costa Mesa, Calif., approves. Khanh Nguyen, a Costa Mesa building official , said the Swedish chain applied last week for a […]

WIND POWER GENERATION WITHOUT TURBINES

Windstalk concept is a wind farm without the turbines By Darren Quick 22:54 October 13, 2010 The Windstalk concept would generate electricity from the wind without turbines Wind turbines are an increasingly popular way to generate clean energy with large-scale wind farms springing up all over the world. However, many residents near proposed wind farm […]

TIDAL & WAVE POWER GENERATION SYSTEMS

Atlantis Resources Corporation& Tidal power generation Atlantis Resources Corporation is one of the world’s leading suppliers of tidal power solutions. Atlantis recently unveiled the world’s largest single axis tidal power turbine at the European Marine Energy Centre in Scotland, United Kingdom. Over 400 additional turbines in negotiation with utilities and governments in the United Kingdom, […]