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Solar power in Australia overtakes coal for the first time

Coal plants are some of the largest contributors to the energy sector’s hefty environmental footprint. Transitioning the sector away from these dirty fossil fuels can go a long way in helping us become a carbon-neutral world. While Australia still has a considerable number of coal plants, Read More...

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This device combines solar and human energy to generate electricity

An average person creates 100 to 150 watts of power while riding a stationary bike. That energy, however, usually remains untapped, causing users to miss out on a great opportunity to generate their own green electricity. In fact, by harnessing the biomechanical power generated by a stationary Read More...

IKEA to sell renewable energy

IKEA to sell renewable energy directly to customers

IKEA has made efforts to transition to a greener business model with disassembly and moving instructions for furniture, forest protection, and buy-back programs. They even published a zero-waste cookbook! Now, the Swedish company is looking to expand its environmental reach even further with the Read More...

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Princeton study lays out 5 pathways to a renewable America

We talk a lot about how the expansion of renewable energy will usher in the age of fossil fuel-free power, but where exactly do these expansions need to take place and why aren’t they already? Some areas, like Massachusetts and California, are embracing offshore wind, but many more will have to Read More...

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Britain’s electricity grid sees greenest day ever over Easter

Sunshine, coupled with windy weather over the Easter bank holiday has seen Great Britain’s electricity grid record its greenest day ever, with carbon intensity dropping to the lowest it’s ever been. On Easter Monday, power plants in England, Scotland, and Wales emitted only 39g of CO2/kWh of Read More...

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11 positive energy developments that show the bright side of 2020

Yes, 2020 was a year saturated with negative news. But we wouldn’t do it justice if we only remembered it for the doom and gloom. Throughout the year's unprecedented times, there have also been plenty of moments that brought a sense of optimism over our planet’s future. Our global energy Read More...

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India to build world’s largest renewable energy park

India is laying the foundation for what is expected to be the world’s largest renewable energy park. The site is expected to cover 180,000 acres, about the size of Singapore, and produce 30 gigawatts of electricity per year. The park will be located in the Kutch region of western Gujarat and Read More...

Croatia’s 1,000 Solar Roofs

Croatia’s 1,000 Solar Roofs initiative is profitable and community-oriented

Famous for its beautiful coastline and Game of Thrones filming locations, Croatia is also finding newfound notoriety as home to a progressive new green energy initiative. The country’s 1000 Solar Roofs project is environmentally and economically beneficial and has been selected for support as Read More...

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75 percent of new electricity sources were renewable in 2019

According to the International Renewable Energy Agency, new green energy hit an all-time high in 2019 with almost 75 percent of new energy generation coming from renewable sources.  Solar, wind, and other green energy sources now make up one-third of the world’s power as fossil fuel plants Read More...

Google strikes $2bn investment

Google strikes $2bn investment in renewables energy

As the world marches to ensure a safe and healthy climate for our planet, going green is increasingly becoming a prerequisite for companies to survive in the near future’s business environment. The latest evidence upholding this phenomenon comes from an announcement made by Google last week, Read More...