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Largest solar energy installation in West Virginia completed

Largest solar energy installation in West Virginia completed

Posted Fri, 04 May 2012 15:55:00 GMT by Linden Volsun

The largest array of solar panels in West Virginia has been completed. The 1671 solar panels will help power a financial centre of the American Public University System.

Largest solar energy installation in West Virginia completed

Low-cost 3D solar cell prototype in development

Low-cost 3D solar cell prototype in development

Posted Wed, 02 May 2012 07:21:46 GMT by Linden Volsun

An American company, Solar3D, is working on a prototype of a low-cost 3D solar cell that could produce double the power of current solar cells.

Low-cost 3D solar cell prototype in development

Photosynthesis, the dream of renewable energy

Photosynthesis, the dream of renewable energy

Posted Sat, 28 Apr 2012 07:27:49 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Photosynthesis could be the solution to our clean energy needs and is the dream of renewable energy researchers who seek the elusive energy-efficient goal of energy from light. A thrilling story of great adventure and success, well just maybe, in the search for the power from the leaf.

Photosynthesis, the dream of renewable energy

Solar power 'the real thing' after Japan earthquake

Solar power 'the real thing' after Japan earthquake

Posted Wed, 25 Apr 2012 14:15:04 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Young Japanese pupils, whose school was hit by last year's Japanese earthquake, are learning first-hand about the benefits of solar power after a generating unit was installed that has been funded by a Coca-Cola fund.

Solar power 'the real thing' after Japan earthquake

Wind power backed in Britain - but not by Donald Trump

Wind power backed in Britain - but not by Donald Trump

Posted Sat, 21 Apr 2012 23:01:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Two surveys, welcomed by the WWF, show most Scottish and indeed the majority of all British people back wind farms. They come as property tycoon Donald Trump is due to appear before Scottish MSPs who are investigating a proposed wind farm that he claims will ruin the countryside and coast.

Wind power backed in Britain - but not by Donald Trump

Selfishness is key factor in biofuel supply chain

Selfishness is key factor in biofuel supply chain

Posted Fri, 20 Apr 2012 17:14:45 GMT by Linden Volsun

The competitive biofuel supply chain. A new study on how to maximise the biofuel supply chain has for the first time taken into account the selfishness of farmers.

Selfishness is key factor in biofuel supply chain

Getting exotic with clean energy technology

Getting exotic with clean energy technology

Posted Thu, 12 Apr 2012 11:17:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Even as solar panels, wind turbines and biofuels are powering their way into the conventional energy scene, clean energy innovators cannot pause for breath. New energy solutions bring new challenges, and so researchers are increasingly turning to the exotic to make the green energy dream real.

Getting exotic with clean energy technology

Scots smash renewable energy targets

Scots smash renewable energy targets

Posted Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:21:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Over one third of Scottish electricity now comes from renewables. Just announced, these impressive figures mean that Scotland have beaten their renewable energy targets and are on track to meet their long term energy needs from only renewable sources.

Scots smash renewable energy targets

Microbial fuel cell - Eco-friendly sewage treatment - correction

Microbial fuel cell - Eco-friendly sewage treatment - correction

Posted Wed, 28 Mar 2012 23:30:01 GMT by Linden Volsun

A new sewage-powered microbial fuel cell that produces electricity and also cleans up the sewage has been developed and improved by American scientists.

Microbial fuel cell - Eco-friendly sewage treatment - correction

Hydrogen economy draws closer

Hydrogen economy draws closer

Posted Mon, 26 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Fossil fuels could begin to be replaced by hydrogen power plants by the end of the decade. Hydrogen could be produced by nuclear power plants by 2020.

Hydrogen economy draws closer

New York State aims to protect coastal wildlife and promote wind power

New York State aims to protect coastal wildlife and promote wind power

Posted Sun, 25 Mar 2012 14:42:00 GMT by Linden Volsun

A new collaborative report has been compiled to help promote offshore renewable energy developments in New York State, while protecting fish and birdlife.

New York State aims to protect coastal wildlife and promote wind power

Uranium: Mining to Power to Weapons

Uranium: Mining to Power to Weapons

Posted Tue, 20 Mar 2012 11:49:01 GMT by Michelle Simon

Uranium is one remarkable mineral; The role of uranium as nature intended it to be is invaluable. Its misuse in the hands of humans however has created lasting detrimental impacts.

Uranium: Mining to Power to Weapons

Call for more research into nuclear disasters

Call for more research into nuclear disasters

Posted Mon, 12 Mar 2012 09:05:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A team of American nuclear waste experts are calling for more research into what happens during extreme conditions like the Fukushima disaster.

Call for more research into nuclear disasters

Total green electricity generation for Scotland

Total green electricity generation for Scotland

Posted Tue, 06 Mar 2012 22:10:09 GMT by Adrian Bishop

All Scotland's electricity can be generated by renewable energy by 2020 and carbon can be removed from electricity generation completely by 2030, says the Scottish Government in a policy statement.

Total green electricity generation for Scotland

Is Trump wrong to protest the wind?

Is Trump wrong to protest the wind?

Posted Thu, 23 Feb 2012 16:36:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Donald Trump is drawing on his big guns to fight wind power and preserve an unblemished view for his multi-million dollar golf development in Scotland. But does his fight against the wind turbine have any puff in it?

Is Trump wrong to protest the wind?

Oyster wave power devices approved in Scotland

Oyster wave power devices approved in Scotland

Posted Tue, 14 Feb 2012 16:43:23 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Approval has been given to test the first array of nearshore wave power units in Orkney that could power more than 1,000 homes. Two new Oyster wave converters will join a similar unit at Orkney's European Marine Energy Centre and connected to the onshore hydroelectric plant.

Oyster wave power devices approved in Scotland

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Wind turbines save your city

Posted Thu, 27 Feb 2014 07:55:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Energy aplenty from the tides

Posted Mon, 20 Jan 2014 11:59:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Energy across borders cuts prices

Posted Mon, 06 Jan 2014 09:14:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Energy on the cheap

Posted Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:35:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Future energy from photosynthetic protein

Posted Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:30:01 GMT by JW Dowey

The future offshore is wind

Posted Sun, 17 Nov 2013 20:40:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Nuclear deserted?

Posted Fri, 25 Oct 2013 09:45:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Fusion attempt successful

Posted Tue, 08 Oct 2013 13:27:35 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Energy for free from the sea

Posted Mon, 16 Sep 2013 09:53:48 GMT by JW Dowey

One country's solar energy storage problems

Posted Tue, 03 Sep 2013 12:56:30 GMT by JW Dowey

Boost biofuels by tackling 'glitches' in photosynthesis

Posted Thu, 12 May 2011 18:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Solar power installations that float on water

Posted Mon, 07 Mar 2011 18:16:02 GMT by Michael Evans

AORA's tulips: Solar energy in bloom

Posted Fri, 18 May 2012 15:37:00 GMT by Ksenya Kopilovsky

Evolving more efficient wind farms

Posted Thu, 05 May 2011 19:04:00 GMT by Mike Campbell

It's a gas! (or coal or oil)

Posted Sun, 28 Apr 2013 15:38:49 GMT by JW Dowey

Household sewage as a vast energy resource

Posted Tue, 18 Jan 2011 14:12:02 GMT by Michael Evans

Dangers of fracking go beyond poisoned water supplies and earthquakes

Posted Tue, 22 Mar 2011 13:10:01 GMT by Martin Leggett

Rose-tinted report on China's emissions can't dodge bullet

Posted Fri, 29 Apr 2011 16:26:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Green Energy From Estuaries

Posted Mon, 25 Apr 2011 18:22:01 GMT by Mike Campbell