Energy

News on renewable energy, the energy industry, alternative forms of power and clean energy innovations that are making our society more sustainable.

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Alternative Energies Now Cheaper Than Nuclear for UK Power Sources

Wind and solar energy accounted for nearly a third of all electric power in the UK in 2017 - shading nuclear for the first time.
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Hog Farms to Power Homes with Captured Methane Gas in North Carolina

Methane gas derived from hog farms in North Carolina is to be used to create enough energy to serve 1,000 homes. The technological breakthrough will enable a power plant, owned by Duke Energy, to use the renewable natural gas emissions - called directed biogas.
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Africa Tempted by $1 Billion Solar Investment from India

India is to extend credit to African countries to help revolutionize solar power across the continent. The Indian Ministry for External Affairs said it would seek to support 23 solar projects in 13 countries.
Concentrated solar power plant; Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project as seen from an airliner

Dubai to Create World’s Largest Single-Site Solar Park

Dubai is to provide clean energy to an extra 270,000 homes with the final stage of installation at the world's largest single-site solar energy park.
France and India make solar agreement

France and India Reaffirm Their Commitment to Solar Power

France is committing 700 million Euros to the India-based International Solar Alliance as part of a bi-partisan clean energy strategy.
Burj-Khalifa in Dubai

Dubai’s Innovative ‘Wastenizer’ Could Make the City Waste-Free by 2020

Using artificial intelligence and high-tech innovations, Dubai is aiming to become waste-free within the next 2 years.
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Researchers Create an All-Weather Solar Cell That Generates Energy from Raindrops

Chinese researchers have created a hybrid solar cell that generates energy even when it's raining!
Pavagada solar park in India

Phase One of the World’s Largest Solar Park Goes Online in India

At 5,261 hectares – with the land rented from more than 2,000 farmers – the park is anticipated to change the landscape of electric generation in the world's biggest democracy.
Tesla Model 3

New Battery Breakthrough Could Revolutionize the Electric Car Sector

Researchers have stumbled on a material with dielectric properties between 1,000 and 10,000 times greater than existing conductors, promising a game-changer for the electric car industry.
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Renault is Converting a Portuguese Island into a Clean Energy Haven

French car giant Renault is taking a leading role in the electrification of Porto Santo island with the provision of electric vehicles, Vehicle To Grid (V2G) facilities and energy storage.

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