Posts Tagged ‘Tiny’

This tiny nation has generated 100% of its power without any…

According to a report from Grupo ICE , the country's utilities conglomerate, Costa Rica has been running on 100% renewable energy sources for over two months. The company reports that the last time gas-powered electricity was used was June 16. Of the entire year so far, the country has had 151 total days in which […]

The innovators: how tiny amounts of wind energy could light up Africa

Royal College of Art graduate Charlotte Slingsby has developed energy generation system involving sheets of plastic with wave-like filaments While the cost of electricity is a constant bugbear in many countries, South Africans face a bigger problem: keeping the lights on. These blackouts prompted Cape Town native Charlotte Slingsby to seek out a solution after […]

Tiny fraction of projected jobs bonanza for Scotland’s offshore wind industry becomes a reality

Only six per cent of the 30,020 jobs projected to be created in Scotland by 2015 through the growth of the offshore wind industry have actually materialised, the Sunday Herald can reveal. Only six per cent of the 30,020 jobs projected to be created in Scotland by 2015 through the growth of the offshore wind […]

How We Can Harvest Wind Power From Tiny Flapping Flags

Wind energy typically conjures up images of towering turbines being revved up by massive, spinning airfoils. At a much smaller scale, however, it’s also possible to harvest wind power from the friction of flapping flags. View full post on Wind Power News