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Next-Gen Electric Car Recharges Through Solar Energy

Solar powered cars are poised to be a reality. Currently, the focus is also on electric-powered vehicles (EVs), where alternatives to the plug-and-charge are at the centre stage of research in the field. In this context, Lightyear, a start-up is … Continue reading

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Plants Generate Green Electricity to Power LED Bulbs

Scientists and researchers in Italy are on the quest to use plants to generate electricity from powering up the LED bulbs. Continue reading






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Costa Rica Poised for an Electric Car Revolution

It is reported that ICE was leading the way, after having purchased a fleet of 100 electric vehicles, which would replace the same number of fuel-powered ones. Continue reading






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BT Closes in on 100% Renewable Electricity

British multinational telecom giant, BT recently claimed that it is within 4% of its 2020 target of powering entire global operations with 100% renewable electricity. Continue reading






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ScottishPower Set to Produce 100% Electricity from Wind Power

ScottishPower has become the first vertically integrated energy company in the UK to leave coal and gas generation and shift to 100% of electricity generation from clean wind power. Continue reading






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Wales-Ireland Electricity Interconnector Gets Go-Ahead

Wales-Ireland electricity connector, the Greenlink interconnector received the go-ahead from Ireland’s electricity regulator, the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities (CRU). Continue reading






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A Solar Battery Could Bring Electricity to Rural Areas

A home-powered by the Sun wouldn’t be free from the grid as the solar panels don’t store energy for later use. Researchers have refined a device, which could harvest as well as store solar energy. Continue reading






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Is Green Electricity Really Green?

Renewable energy sources are green, but the technologies that are used to transform them into usable energy; are they always environmental-friendly? Continue reading






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Cow Manure Helps Farm Achieve 100% Green Electricity

The revelation of using cow manure (poo) to generate ‘green electricity’ and meet 100% of the farm’s power needs has reportedly become an Australian-first project. Continue reading






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Colossal Coal Plant Pioneers in Converting to Green Energy

Many nations, including the UK and the US, are moving away from coal. In light of other energies getting cheaper and with stringent environmental regulations, the story seems to be the same worldwide. Continue reading






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