Dr. James Hansen, head of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, recently slammed the Australian coal industry and the Australian government in an open letter to President-elect Barack Obama in relation to carbon dioxide emissions.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently released a searchable database providing up-to-date information on marine and hydrokinetic renewable energy in the United States and around the world, including Australia.
According to a recent report from the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), the Canadian province of Ontario is well positioned for the entire phase-out of coal-fired generation by the end of 2014.
Tired of pushing around your mower? Husqvarana may have the answer for you – a partially solar powered lawn mower
Wireless electricity has mainly been the stuff of sci-fi up until now; but a Californian company has made considerable headway into making it a reality by incorporating the use of a solar cell
Recession? What recession? Or so it would seem in California where the solar industry is thriving.
Rumours are flying at the moment regarding Toyota working on a car that will be powered only by solar energy. But solar powered cars are already available through a combination of plug-in hybrids that can be recharged by a grid connected home solar power system
Portugal’s Acciona Energy recently opened the country’s largest solar power farm, executing the construction of the project in a record time of 13 months. The solar farm covers an area of 250 hectares in the municipality of Moura (Alentejo region), near the border with Spain.
While 2008 will remembered as the year when renewable energy moved from the fringe into the mainstream in Australia, 2009 will see an increased focus on negawatts and energy efficiency programs in the country.
Kyocera Corporation recently announced donations of solar power systems to schools in the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.