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

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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.

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Shape-Shifting Alloy Metal Produces Electricity From Wasted Heat

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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.

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Researchers Create Low-Cost Electricity From Sustainable Biomaterial

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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, motion detectors and mobile phone speakers in cars and video games.

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Egypt Poised As Regional Hub For Exporting Electricity By 2018

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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.

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Harnessing the Power of Living Plants to Create Electricity

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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. Dutch entrepreneur and Designer, Ermi van Oers and her team have created a lamp called the ‘Living Light’ in collaboration with Plant-e. Continue reading

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