Posts Tagged ‘solar’

Tilos, Greece: the first island in the Med to run entirely on wind and solar power

Tiny Tilos, in the Dodecanese, is a pioneering nature reserve. Now, Greece’s ‘green island’ is set to be powered by renewable energy You’re more likely to run into friendly partridges, rare orchids and endangered eagles than people as you trek around Tilos. The entire Dodecanese island is a nature reserve, with more than 150 species […]

The Transformation to Solar Power

He even had Executive Director of Renew Wisconsin Tyler Huebner give a quick presentation on solar power via video chat. MKE 350 hosted Folkman's Hope: The Unstoppable Surge in Solar event at the Riverside Park Urban Ecology Center on May 9. Folkman has produced a video on the Solar Buy movement in Milwaukee along with […]

Jordan launches solar projects to diversify energy resources

Jordan launched on Sunday 12 solar energy power plants with a total capacity of 200 megawatts, state-run Petra news agency reported. The total cost of the projects, launched by King Abdullah II of Jordan, is about 400 million dinars . View full post on Wind Power News

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 […]

Kerala to be fully-electrified by end of May; solar, wind energy to be promoted14 min ago

Kerala Power Minister M.M. Mani announced on Thursday that the state is set to become the third Indian state to be fully-electrified. Speaking in the Assembly, Mani stated that each and every household in Kerala will have electricity by the end of May. He also announced a special facility under the aegis of the Kerala […]

Letter: Legislation needed to support solar, wind power initiatives

Now that committees in both the Indiana House and Senate have had a chance to hold public hearings on proposed changes to Indiana's renewable energy policies, the Indiana Energy Association of investor-owned utilities will support the legislation – even though it has changed substantially from what was first introduced. Many of the criticisms about this […]

Solar Power: An Environmental Disaster

Solar power is expensive, unreliable and environmentally destructive. So it doesn't come into being through consumer demand; rather, by government fiat or subsidy. View full post on Wind Power News

California got 50 percent of its electricity from solar power one day in March

Every so often we hear of countries around the world that are hitting major renewable energy milestones. Whether it be from solar power or wind power or a combination, smaller countries around the world are reaching ambitious renewable energy goals and getting ever closer to removing their dependence on fossil fuels. View full post on […]

Renewables roadshow: how Broken Hill went from mining to drag queens and solar farms

The home of BHP and Mad Max can now take credit for kickstarting the large-scale solar industry in Australia Broken Hill is the birthplace of modern mining in Australia. It lends its initials “BH” to the mining giant BHP, and in January 2015 in an Australian first, the so-called Silver City was added to the […]

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia shortlists companies for its solar, wind projects

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia has shortlisted companies for its solar and wind power projects, as part of the first round of its renewable energy initiative, the energy ministry said on Monday. France's EDF Energies Nouvelles, Japanese companies Marubeni Corporation and Mitsui & Co. View full post on Wind Power News