Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Bloom Energy fuel cells to power 12 Equinix data centres in the US

California-based global interconnection and colocation data centre company Equinix has signed a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with a subsidiary of Southern Company, under which Bloom Energy solid oxide fuel cells will be installed at 12 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centres in the US.

from Renewable Energy Focus - Latest News http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/46352/bloom-energy-fuel-cells-to-power-12-equinix-data-centres-in-the-us/

Nearly 140 Countries Could Be Powered Entirely by Wind, Solar and Water by 2050

‘Our findings suggest that the benefits are so great that we should accelerate the transition to wind, water, and solar, as fast as possible, by retiring fossil-fuel systems early wherever we can’ By: Ian Johnston More than 70 per cent of the countries in the world – including the UK, US, China and other major economies […]

from THE GREEN ENERGY BLOG http://thegreenenergyblog.com/uncategorized/nearly-140-countries-could-be-powered-entirely-by-wind-solar-and-water-by-2050

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Oz State Sets 40% Green Goal

Victoria also launches 650MW renewable energy auction Australia’s second-most populous state has proposed a new law that would require 40% of its power needs to be generated by renewable energy by 2025. Victoria also launched a 650MW renewable energy auction, which the government expects to spur up to A$1.3bln ($1bln) of investment in the sector. At the national […]

from THE GREEN ENERGY BLOG http://thegreenenergyblog.com/uncategorized/oz-state-sets-40-green-goal

Friday, August 25, 2017

Dutch Airports to be Powered by Renewable Energy From 2018

By: Anmar Frangoul The Royal Schiphol Group has announced that all of its business units are set to run on sustainable power from the beginning of 2018. From 2020, all of the power will come from new Dutch wind farms run by energy company Eneco. While the new wind farms are built, the power will come […]

from THE GREEN ENERGY BLOG http://thegreenenergyblog.com/uncategorized/dutch-airports-to-be-powered-by-renewable-energy-from-2018

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Otterburne Farm Gets Manitoba’s Biggest Solar Power Installation

Solar panels will bring farm’s annual energy consumption to net zero By: Cameron MacLean A dairy farm in southern Manitoba will soon boast the largest solar energy installation in the province. Hans Gorter is getting 540 panels, each with an area of 1.4 to 1.6 square metres, installed on his 130-cow dairy farm in Otterburne, about […]

from THE GREEN ENERGY BLOG http://thegreenenergyblog.com/uncategorized/otterburne-farm-gets-manitobas-biggest-solar-power-installation

Smart grid project scoops inaugural renewables prize

Elsevier and the International Solar Energy Society (ISES) announce Dr. Sebastian Groh of ME SOLshare Ltd. as the winner of the Renewable Transformation Challenge.

from Renewable Energy Focus - Latest News http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/46331/smart-grid-project-scoops-inaugural-renewables-prize/

Monday, August 21, 2017

Solar Panels: Nanotechnology Gives Green Energy a Green Color

Solar panels have tremendous potential to provide affordable renewable energy, but many people see traditional black and blue panels as an eyesore. Architects, homeowners and city planners may be more open to the technology if they could install green panels that melt into the landscape, red panels on rooftops and white ones camouflaged as walls. […]

from THE GREEN ENERGY BLOG http://thegreenenergyblog.com/uncategorized/solar-panels-nanotechnology-gives-green-energy-a-green-color