UK’s Nuclear Fusion Reactor to Generate Power From Stars

Tokamak ST40 reactor

Tokamak ST40 reactor. Credit: Tokamak

The newest fusion reactor of Britain has reportedly been fired up, placing the UK closer to generating electricity from the power of the stars. Continue reading

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Conversion of Heat to Electricity in Single Molecules Explored

A schematic model of a single-molecule device.

A schematic model of a single-molecule device. Credit: Osaka University

A Japanese team of researchers has investigated how geometry can affect electricity generation from heat by single-molecule devices. Continue reading

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China Increases Electricity Output by 80% in Three Months

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The electricity output of China from its photovoltaic plants soared to 80% in the first quarter after the increase in installed capacity of the world’s biggest solar power market. Continue reading

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Britain Gives Coal a Miss for a Day

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Credit: YouTube

Britain has achieved a remarkable thing by going off coal for a period of 24 hours. The country’s National Grid has reported that they have supplied electricity to the city for an entire day without resorting to coal. Continue reading

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How is California Turning its Heavy Traffic into Electricity?

Rush hours, Downtown LA, California.

Rush hours, Downtown LA, California. Credit: Flickr/Prayitno

A new wave of renewable transformation is making crossroads, even as Las Vegas streetlights are being powered by nonstop tourist foot traffic, it is the Hawaiian homes that are powered by electricity produced by the natural sway of waves. Continue reading

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Clean Green Electricity – More Optimal Than Just Green Electricity

solar panel roof

solar panel roof. Credit: Public Domain/ RosiePosie

Do you want to save more energy with solar panels? Then you would need to focus on capturing maximum sunrays on a daily basis.

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Iran Poised Towards a 100% Green Electricity Grid by 2030

wind farm

wind farm

Iran is poised towards building a 100% renewable energy system by 2030 with around $187 billion of investment according to a Finnish University study. The study emphasises on Iran having the capability to achieve a zero-emissions grid with a capital expenditure of around €167 billion ($187 billion). Continue reading

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Top Tips for Reducing Electricity Usage and Going Green

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Credit: Public Domain/PublicDomainPictures

It is high time human beings start thinking about saving energy and making this planet a better place. Let us check out some easy tips that can help you to save electricity. Continue reading

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Offshore Wind Farms – A Cheaper Source of Electricity

Middelgrunden wind farm.

Middelgrunden wind farm. Credit: Creative Commons/Kim Hansen

Offshore wind farms are poised to be a cheaper source of electricity than the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant. The wind farms will also reportedly undercut the coal-fired power stations. Continue reading

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A New Wave of Coal Mines Could Produce Renewable Electricity

Prosper Haniel is a Coal Mine

Prosper Haniel is a Coal Mine. Credit: Goseteufel

The potentials of the wind and the sun could stand to transform dirty to clean energy, by the German coal producer. Converting mine shafts to hydro chutes would not be a utopian thought and this would soon be a reality with a recent March 14 speech reiterated by Bloomberg. Continue reading

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