Category Archives: Sources of Electricity

Damless, Run-of-River Power Plants, Are They The Future of Electricity?

The world is dependent on fossil fuels like coal, gas, and oil, which are being consumed at a startling rate. In this context, an assessment report released in 2007 by the IPCC highlighted that the burning fossil fuels could cause irreversible changes to the Earth. Continue reading

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Enhancing Green Power May Reduce India’s Electricity, Water Issues

India’s power sector has often been impacted by water scarcity due to the over-dependence on coal-fired plants, which require much cooling, and that can reportedly change with the enhanced use of green power (renewable energy). Continue reading






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Green Electricity Leaps Ahead In Singapore

Green is definitely the new mantra. Power generation companies in Singapore are reportedly working out novel ways in the solar sector with the intimidating carbon tax. And, not to be left behind the electricity retailers are offering new arrays of green electricity plans.
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Clean Electricity Revolution Soars with Fall in Cost of Renewables

Fossil fuels are all set to steamroll, and the forecasters reportedly are anticipating a huge plunge in the cost of renewables. The plunge is more evident with the technologies like gigantic wind turbines making an entry in the market. Continue reading






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Cow Manure to Make Clean Electricity & Hydrogen at Toyota’s Power Plant

Recycling can be a stellar option when it can generate something useful. Japanese automobile giant, Toyota, is contributing in an exciting way to the renewable, clean energy with the forthcoming Tri-Gen facility. It is beginning to be called as the ‘world’s first megawatt-scale 100% renewable power and hydrogen generation station. Continue reading






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Shape-Shifting Alloy Metal Produces Electricity From Wasted Heat

Imagine billions of dollars in energy being lost in the form of waste heat. What if, a shape memory alloy metal and hot water, could be used to create a dependable fuel source? The solution could reduce global carbon emissions by harnessing wasted heat energy. Continue reading






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Researchers Create Low-Cost Electricity From Sustainable Biomaterial

Irish scientists have recently made a groundbreaking discovery that involves tapping of a biomolecule to produce an impressive amount of electricity. The researchers at the University of Limerick (UL), Republic of Ireland, feel that this method could in future lead to novel ways of powering devices like smartphones Continue reading






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Egypt Poised As Regional Hub For Exporting Electricity By 2018

Egypt’s Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, H.E. Dr. Mohamed Shaker El-Markabi is all set to position the country as a regional hub for transferring and circulating electricity in 2018. He recently highlighted that the Ministry was doubling the country’s electricity production capacity and also expanding the T&D projects. Continue reading






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Harnessing the Power of Living Plants to Create Electricity

Can you imagine a living lamp that will light up by touch? Imagine an entire forest giving off the same amount of energy as a power plant. Continue reading






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New Study Says 100% Global Renewable Electricity is Feasible

A global transition to a 100% renewable electricity grid is poised to be a reality, according to new research that was published by Finland’s Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT). Continue reading






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