Category Archives: News

Hydropower Schemes Surge in England and Wales

published: 2010-06-24 15:54 | editor | category: News
The number of small-scale hydropower schemes to generate energy from rivers in England and Wales has surged in the last decade, figures from the Environment Agency showed. The number of new licences issued by the government ag...  more

Photovoltaic Array To Be Used For Public Education

published: 2010-06-24 15:52 | editor | category: News
Public officials in Vermont are using a new photovoltaic array as part of their efforts to educate people about the advantages of clean energy. The photovoltaic array operated by Central Vermont Public Services is located in th...  more

UK Will Test New Wave Power Generating Equipment

published: 2010-06-24 15:50 | editor | category: News
Manufactured in Leith, the Vagr Atferd generator will now be transported to Orkney on May 8th, 2010, in order to test in commercial use. The machine, produced by the Leith-based firm Pelamis Wave Power (PWP) for the German ener...  more

Solar Firm Brings World Cup to Africa's Largest Slum

published: 2010-06-23 15:35 | editor | category: News
Residents of Kibera, sub-Saharan Africa's largest slum settlement will have an opportunity to watch the FIFA 2010 World Cup live from South Africa, thanks to solar power technology developed by youths in the slums, with techni...  more

Nissan Joins Renault-RWE Zero-Emission Mobility Partnership

published: 2010-06-23 15:22 | editor | category: News
Nissan International SA has joined Renault SA's partnership with German electric utility RWE Efficiency GmbH to promote electric mobility in Germany. The Renault-Nissan Alliance aims to become the world's leading manuf...  more

Solar, Wind Power May Meet 2020 Energy Use

published: 2010-06-22 16:05 | editor | category: News
Massive introduction of solar-thermal power plants and wind farms would allow Australia to generate all its energy needs from renewable technologies by 2020, research shows. The report, to be announced today by the retiri...  more