Harvesting Electricity from Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a member of the Asphodelaceae (Liliaceae) family, with electrical properties. The plant has electrophysiology features with crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM). Continue reading

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Investments in Global Green Energy Surges in 2017

The pursuit of clean energy is at the heart of the aspirations globally for a better future. In this context, many countries all around the globe have committed to increasing their investment in renewable energy, which spells decreasing investment in other forms of energy. Continue reading

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Abu Dhabi Poised To Change Waste Cooking Oil Into Electricity

Abu Dhabi stands poised to divert used cooking oil and hazardous medical waste away from the Al Dhafra landfill into energy production. Continue reading

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Can Bitcoin Be Considered As a Waste of Electricity?

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The Plattsburgh town in New York State has an old paper mill that reportedly turned into a Bitcoin mining operation recently. A manufacturing start-up moved into an aluminium factory to take advantage of abundant cheap electricity from the St. Lawrence River to power the cryptocurrency. Continue reading

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Ultra Hi-tech Device Generates Electricity From Thin Air

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The thermal resonator can generate electricity from thin air. Credit: MIT / Justin Raymond

An ultra hi-tech device that can pull electrical power out of thin air has been devised by scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) department of chemical engineering. Continue reading

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France to Stand as Major Global Player in Tidal Electrical Energy

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France is desirous of sending a message to the world about its potential role in the hydropower sector with the announcement of preliminary studies that would reportedly lead to the launch of tidal energy tenders. The new tender for tidal energy is expected to see the country poised as a global centre of tidal energy manufacturing. Continue reading

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

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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 by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that was released in 2007 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

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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

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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

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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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