UK’s Renewable Electricity Outpaces Coal and Gas Power

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In 2020, wind turbines generated almost a quarter of electricity, and in the EU renewable energy was observed to outperform fossil fuels. For the first time in 2020, the UK’s renewable electricity outperformed its fossil fuel generation and stayed as the largest source of electricity, according to an independent climate and energy think tank. Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Policy Stirs Electricity Free-for-all in Australia

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The electricity market had some significant developments in 2020 but attracted little attention. The developments may have potentially important future ramifications. Continue reading

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Renewable Electricity will be Cheaper in Asia Pacific by 2030

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Renewable electricity generation in India could be 56% cheaper than coal-fired by 2030, according to a report published by Wood Mackenzie, a UK-based research and consultancy firm. Continue reading

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BT Group Meets 100% Renewable Electricity Target

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BT Centre London. Credit: Gryffindor / CC BY-SA 3.0

BT Group, the joint-largest private purchaser of electricity in the U.K., announced that its network, offices, and shops worldwide are now powered by 100% renewable electricity. BT will run its global operations on renewable energy wherever markets allow and will purchase the remainder from nearby markets until local solutions can be sourced. Continue reading

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Solar-Hydro Can Generate 40% of the World’s Electricity

A floating photovoltaic array on a water retention pond at a water facility in Walden, Colo.

A floating photovoltaic array on a water retention pond in Walden, Colo. Credit: Flickr/US DoE

A new study by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), which is part of the US Department of Energy (DoE), highlights the linking of floating solar panels with hydropower, which could generate around 40% of the world’s electricity.
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Apple Expands Green Energy in Europe

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Apple recently announced investment plans in the construction of two of the world’s largest onshore wind turbines, which will bring its supply chain and products closer to carbon neutrality. Continue reading

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NZ Backs 100% Renewable Electricity Grid, Relooking at Infrastructure

Roaring Meg (Hydro Scheme) lower power station discharging into Kawarau River. NZ.

Roaring Meg lower power station discharging into Kawarau River. Credit: XLerate / CC BY-SA 3.0

New Zealand (NZ) aims to build a pumped hydro storage plant for aiding 100% renewable electricity grids. The project stands at a proposed multibillion-dollar, but expensive new infrastructure may not be the best way to achieve this. Continue reading

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Vodafone Reveals 100% Green Telecom Targets by 2021 

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Vodafone HQ in Ireland. Credit: PD Photo

Vodafone is setting itself ambitious new environmental goals, with plans for its European networks to be powered by 100% renewable electricity latest by July 2021. Continue reading

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Electricity Demand Globally is Rising Faster than its Population

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Electricity consumption worldwide continues to rise faster than the world population. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average amount of electricity consumed per person (per capita electricity consumption) is increasing. Continue reading

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Modern Advancements: The first 3D printable car

The world of 3D printing has made a lot of advancements since it first becomes a reality in the late 1980s. From printable prosthetics, houses and even furniture, the world of 3D printing seems to have boundless potential. One of the most recent advances in 3D printing technology is the creation of the first printable car. This article is going to take a look at the Strati as well as the benefits it offers over traditional vehicles. Continue reading

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