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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

Shale gas, the 'clean bridge' to nowhere?

Shale gas, the 'clean bridge' to nowhere?

Posted Mon, 06 Feb 2012 15:11:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

The boom in shale gas production has left US gas prices near record lows. But those low prices are threatening the switch to no-carbon renewables, like wind and solar, as utilities switch to gas in preference. Many are worrying that the shale gas boom is a dangerous distraction, as reserves forecasts are slashed.

Shale gas, the 'clean bridge' to nowhere?

Wind power generates 6% of EU electricity

Wind power generates 6% of EU electricity

Posted Mon, 06 Feb 2012 13:54:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Last year, there was enough wind power capacity in the European Union to generate six per cent of its electricity, according to the European Wind Energy Association.

Wind power generates 6% of EU electricity

The Earth Times Asks: Should We Embrace Wind Power?

The Earth Times Asks: Should We Embrace Wind Power?

Posted Mon, 06 Feb 2012 11:32:34 GMT by David Hewitt

Continuing The Earth Times' series of debates on the hottest topics in the fields of the environment and conservation, we explore the arguments for and against wind power. Tackling the issue are Jonathan Pyke and Mark Duchamp.

The Earth Times Asks: Should We Embrace Wind Power?

Frack the Earth, Frack the Water!

Frack the Earth, Frack the Water!

Posted Fri, 27 Jan 2012 09:33:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

Michelle Simon writes an opinion piece on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in Karoo, South Africa; she discusses the social impacts of fracking as well as the biophysical impacts associated with the shale gas extraction process.

Frack the Earth, Frack the Water!

Searaser converts ocean wave power into clean renewable energy

Searaser converts ocean wave power into clean renewable energy

Posted Mon, 23 Jan 2012 18:08:00 GMT by Linden Volsun

Ecotricity has introduced green gas and many other clean energy innovations. Searaser, invented by Alvin Smith and manufactured by Ecotricity, converts ocean wave power into clean renewable energy and harnesses the power of the ocean.

Searaser converts ocean wave power into clean renewable energy

Seaweed farms may provide a sustainable biofuel of the future

Seaweed farms may provide a sustainable biofuel of the future

Posted Fri, 20 Jan 2012 15:09:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Seaweed could replace oil and coal as a sustainable biofuel of the future, after scientists engineered a microbe that extracts sugars from seaweed (brown macroalgae) and converts it into alternative green energy.

Seaweed farms may provide a sustainable biofuel of the future

Is there a future for nuclear energy?

Is there a future for nuclear energy?

Posted Wed, 11 Jan 2012 00:40:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The present and future of nuclear energy. With the tragic Fukushima nuclear episode, Japan is the biggest sufferer for 25 years in this third major nuclear accident and the nuclear industry is now hesitant about future expansion or even continuing at all.

Is there a future for nuclear energy?

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Climate warriors, renewables champions, carbon absorbers or not?

Posted Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:00:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Is El Niño the elephant in Paris or will it change the mindset there?

Posted Thu, 10 Dec 2015 19:57:00 GMT by JW.Dowey

Hybrid energy: bacteria+solar harvesting!

Posted Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:14:16 GMT by Paul Robinson

Smart, energetic glass could take over

Posted Sun, 12 Apr 2015 16:56:57 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Rise of Renewables: a first for Solar Power in Central Asia

Posted Fri, 03 Apr 2015 19:20:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Oil boom in Texas is over?

Posted Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:24:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Wave power works with heart technology!

Posted Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:28:18 GMT by JW Dowey

High-energy desert sun and water/wind power from mountains!

Posted Sun, 08 Feb 2015 17:00:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Solar fuel cells develop in Sweden.

Posted Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:34:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Solar goes perovskite

Posted Sat, 17 Jan 2015 12:19:39 GMT by JW Dowey

New biogas plant opens in Belgium

Posted Wed, 05 Sep 2012 05:58:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Green Deal launched by UK government

Posted Fri, 12 Nov 2010 13:15:00 GMT by Ian Youngman

Nuclear Age: Another of Humanity's Disastrous Decisions

Posted Thu, 17 Mar 2011 19:40:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

Danish navy moves against Greenpeace, as Arctic tussle moves to courts

Posted Fri, 03 Jun 2011 13:28:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

UK Government hopes new Energy Bill will help encourage Britons to go green

Posted Fri, 10 Dec 2010 09:18:03 GMT by David Hewitt

New enzymes pump up microbe gas factories

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 11:37:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Wind power generates 6% of EU electricity

Posted Mon, 06 Feb 2012 13:54:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Clean energy - stop the talking, start investing

Posted Thu, 18 Nov 2010 16:28:44 GMT by Ian Youngman

Google says cheap renewable energy will take longer than expected

Posted Sat, 30 Apr 2011 14:27:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Why fickle wind power wins out over nuclear

Posted Tue, 10 May 2011 14:22:00 GMT by Martin Leggett