Posts Tagged ‘Powered’

Hamilton County Park Now Powered by Solar Array

In a state that has already cornered the market on wind energy, Little Wall Lake Park has harnessed the power of the sun. “County conservation should be doing renewable projects, especially using our natural resources the way that we do, finding those renewable and natural resources such as the solar is a great opportunity to […]

Facebook Server Farm Powered by “Clean Energy” Will…

Last month, the social-media giant Facebook announced plans to build a new data center near Odense, Denmark. The expansion of server capacity was needed, the company said, to support “richer content” such as live-streaming and virtual reality. View full post on Wind Power News

Dutch electric trains become 100% powered by wind energy

The national railway company, NS, said that its renewables target had been met a year earlier than planned All Dutch electric trains are now powered by wind energy, the national railway company NS has said . “Since 1 January, 100% of our trains are running on wind energy,” said NS spokesman, Ton Boon. Related: How […]

Dutch trains become 100% powered by wind energy

The national railway company, NS, said that its renewables target had been met a year earlier than planned All Dutch trains have become 100% powered by electricity generated by wind energy, the national railway company NS has said . “Since 1 January, 100% of our trains are running on wind energy,” said NS spokesman, Ton […]

Dutch trains now all powered by wind energy

All Dutch trains are now 100 per cent powered by electricity generated by wind energy, the national railway company NS said on Tuesday, calling it a world first. Eneco and NS said on a joint website that some 600,000 passengers daily are “the first in the world” to travel thanks to wind energy. View full […]

Google to be powered 100% by renewable energy from 2017

Internet giant says renewable energy is increasingly lowest cost option and it will not rule out investing in nuclear power Google’s data centres and the offices for its 60,000 staff will be powered entirely by renewable energy from next year, in what the company has called a “landmark moment”. The internet giant is already the […]

Scotland completely powered by wind turbines for a day

High winds on Sunday boosted wind output to provide all Scotland’s energy needs for the day High winds on Sunday were strong enough to power the equivalent of all of Scotland’s electricity needs for the day, according to environmentalists. The Met Office issued a yellow “be aware” weather warning covering much of the country on […]

Wind Powered New Energy Construction in 2015

“Despite its ongoing fracking boom, the U.S. added more new wind capacity in 2015 than natural gas,” reports Rob Wile. The news comes via data released by the Energy Information Administration, which reported in a press release that it was the fourth time since 2006 that wind power had outpaced natural gas. View full post […]

Mars U.S. Operations Now Powered By Wind

You may know Mars Inc. for its timeless candy such as Snickers and M&M’s, and to a lesser extent, brands such as Uncle Ben’s Rice and Pedigree pet foods. But this $33 billion company is also taking on some compelling projects that the company says will make the company much more ” sustainable in a […]

Weatherwatch: The future is kite powered

Wind turbines are controversial. They are accused of being blots on the landscape, expensive to run and need good winds to work. But the critics could be silenced with a totally new way of generating wind power – using kites. This is a serious proposition. Power-generating kites are far more sophisticated than toy kites, and […]