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Offshore Wind Farm – Meerwind – Blackstone Financing

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

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Offshore Wind Farm – Meerwind –  Blackstone Financing

Meerwind offshore farm in Germany receives finance from Blackstone, one of the world’s largest private equity and asset-management firms. Recently, Blackstone confirmed its support in fully financing German’s largest offshore wind power farm: Meerwind. German Regulatory framework has effectively supported the realisation of Meerwind wind turbine projects. Today, it is amidst the world’s most successful [...]

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Renewable Energy – The Future Energy Trend of Egypt

Friday, July 1, 2011

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Renewable Energy – The Future Energy Trend of Egypt

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a detailed written document the past week, which contains an analysis to assess the importance of renewable energy sources as well as to evaluate technology alternatives for preventing incremental greenhouse effects. According to the report, by 2030, close to 43 percent of the global power [...]

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Japan’s Green Town Being Built by Panasonic: Fujisawa SST

Saturday, June 11, 2011

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Japan’s Green Town Being Built by Panasonic: Fujisawa SST

The SMART Town is a project that is not only going to save energy but will change the concept of how towns are constructed in Japan. In collaboration with eight companies Panasonic is building an eco-energy town, which is going to be full-fledge with energy saving technologies. In theory, the houses that are going to [...]

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Plug-in electric hybrid Cars – Cost Efficient and Environmentally Friendly

Sunday, February 6, 2011

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Plug-in electric hybrid Cars – Cost Efficient and Environmentally Friendly

New modern plug-in electric hybrid vehicles are similar to conventional cars such as Toyota Prius and Lexus. The only difference is the size of the batteries used in these modern cars. In addition, these batteries are more expensive. They have an advanced system which even allows re-charging to be done at a parking. This would [...]

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Power Grids Of The Future Won’t Waste Energy

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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Power Grids Of The Future Won’t Waste Energy

During energy transmission lots of electricity is lost. For wind energy, generated in the North Sea or regional wind, solar, and bio-gas power plants to reach consumers, there is a long transmission line required. In this journey, lots of energy is lost. Nevertheless, new electronic components are providing a solution. Electricity flows very similarly to [...]

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Airstreams Renewables, Inc. Planning an Aggressive Expansion

Saturday, October 23, 2010

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Airstreams Renewables, Inc. Planning an Aggressive Expansion

Airstreams Renewables, Inc. (ARI) has announced its plans regarding the construction of a world-class renewable energy technical training center in Tehachapi, at the heart of California’s renewable energy corridor. ARI has put a 33-acre parcel that it owns in the background of the Tehachapi Wind Corridor where it has the intention of constructing the very [...]

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Americans Are Shifting Their Energy consumption towards Renewable Energy Sources

Friday, August 27, 2010

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Americans Are Shifting Their Energy consumption towards Renewable Energy Sources

There is a slight decrease in the volume of energy being consumed in America but renewable are constantly playing a more significant role. When comparing 2008 and 2009, we can find that considerably more wind power, and less fossil fuel (petroleum and coal) was used in the United States. Additionally, a rise in hydro, geothermal [...]

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Recent News on Energy & Global Warming: Iceland going for Electric Cars, More Solar Energy in UK and Large Wind Turbine In Australia

Thursday, August 19, 2010

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Recent News on Energy & Global Warming: Iceland going for Electric Cars, More Solar Energy in UK and Large Wind Turbine In Australia

Iceland: Here we are, plug us in (Mother Nature Network) In the process of transforming national transport toward electric cars, a small country such as Iceland might be the first. A conference on electric cars is going to be held in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. Reykjavik has a total population of 200,000 individuals, which [...]

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US Largest Wind Farm Will Be Worth $1.2 Billion

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

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US Largest Wind Farm Will Be Worth $1.2 Billion

A total of 1.2 billion dollar has been readily secured by Terra-Gen Power, to construct the largest wind farm in the United States of America. This sum of money will be enough to supplement a total of 570 MW of new energy capacity to the Alta Wind Energy Center in Kern County, California. The total [...]

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Making the most of energy efficiency and alternative energy

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

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Making the most of energy efficiency and alternative energy

Conventional energy sources like gas and oil will stay indispensable in order to meet the global demand in the anticipated future. However, taking into consideration the limited nature of these resources and their undesirable effect on the environment, there is presently a pressing and mounting need to reflect on the possibilities of how man can [...]

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