Power Produces in Germany were reportedly all set to pay customers to use electricity recently. The wind generation was forecast to climb to a record on October 29, 2017, which would reportedly create more output than needed and drive the electricity prices to below zero. Continue reading
The Queensland timber industry is all set to alleviate the energy shortages that the country is facing as a result of the shutdown of coal-fired power stations. The industry reportedly could position itself to be at the vanguard of renewable energy by utilizing its wood waste.
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Sri Lanka is set to meet it’s current and future electricity demand by a transformation to 100% renewable energy by 2050, according to a study by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). ADB’s Priyantha Wijayatunga and UNDP’s Alexandra Soezer reiterated that this will activate several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Continue reading
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North Korea on September 3rd, 2017 conducted its sixth nuclear test and as per them, it was their first test of a thermonuclear weapon (hydrogen bomb) of 100-kiloton capacity. Continue reading
California is on the verge of passing a law of using 100% renewable electricity from sources like wind, solar, or hydropower by the year 2045, which is quite a bold disobedience of the Trump administration’s opposition to climate action.
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A team of researchers from the University of Texas at Dallas and Hanyang University in South Korea has developed a new type of yarn spun from carbon nanotubes for energy harvesting. Continue reading
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According to the World Bank report published in the beginning of the year 2017, Latin America has the world’s cleanest form of electricity.
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Scientists from the Iowa State University in the United States have developed a unique gadget that can imitate the leaves and branches of a tree and help in electricity generation. Continue reading
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It is a fact that electric cars don’t pollute atmosphere while running on roads, as they are zero emission (tailpipe emissions) vehicles and also eliminate oil. But one must understand that they run on electricity. So apparently though they look environment-friendly, if the electricity required to charge the battery is coming from a coal fired power plant then the entire scenario needs to be re-looked carefully with proper research and analysis. As the coal fired power plants cause very high air pollution. Continue reading
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Food can now be created from carbon dioxide, electricity, and microbes according to a team of Finnish scientists. The single-cell protein meal has opened pathways to being a new food in the future. Continue reading