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Breakthrough CSP Desalination Plant in Cyprus

Sunday, October 16, 2011

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Breakthrough CSP Desalination Plant in Cyprus

An astounding research energy programme on a CSP (concentrated solar power) plant for desalination launched by CYPRUS is catching the eye of the global population. This just might be the solution for Cyprus’s water and energy-related issues. British Science Museum says that the programme is capable of generating as much as 5 million more litres [...]

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European Engineering Giant Invests In Scottish Wave Energy Startup

Saturday, July 16, 2011

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European Engineering Giant Invests In Scottish Wave Energy Startup

Alstom, one of the predominant engineering firms in Europe, agreed to buy AWS Ocean Energy’s 40 percent stake to endorse this Scottish wave energy professional’s strategy to enlarge its business and hasten the advancement of its innovative floating wave energy device. The First Minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, declared at Edinburgh Castle that although the [...]

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Tidal Energy Is Being Tapped Into By New Strategic Alliance

Friday, June 3, 2011

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Tidal Energy Is Being Tapped Into By New Strategic Alliance

Forming a new alliance, European marine energy centres (EMEC) and fundy ocean research center for energy (FORCE) have joined hands to harness the power of marine renewable energy. The agreement for the same was signed by Richard Morris, commercial director of EMEC and john woods, chair of FORCE at all-energy conference in Scotland. Mr. Woods [...]

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The Emerge of an Hydroelectric Inflow Dam System

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

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The Emerge of an Hydroelectric Inflow Dam System

A Hydroelectric Dam System. Background Hydropower is a genuine technology which is also the biggest source of renewable energy. It is contributing to 20% of the global electricity production. Hydro-electric power-plants are of huge size covering large areas and do frequently require a significant capital investment. These power plants also affect the local ecology when [...]

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New Approaches to Energy Resources

Thursday, March 3, 2011

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New Approaches to Energy Resources

On February 28 at, Minnesota, Cargill, a US agricultural company, revealed that with the use of a giant kite, fuel consumption may be reduced approximately by 35 percent in the shipping industry. Skysail, a German company, has been Cargill’s choice in teaming up for the development of the aforementioned 3,400-square-foot kite for the ships. According [...]

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The renewable Industry Could Experience Diversified Growth Thanks To Scottish Experts

Saturday, December 18, 2010

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The renewable Industry Could Experience Diversified Growth Thanks To Scottish Experts

According to the chief of the Scottish and Southern Energy, expertise present in the northern border will have positive effects on the renewable industry. Ian Marchant said to the Scottish Press and Journal newspaper that Scotland is ideally position to exploit renewable sources of energy. He claims that the expertise that has expanded through offshore [...]

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Wave Farms An Upcoming Source of Energy

Sunday, August 29, 2010

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Wave Farms An Upcoming Source of Energy

Wave farms are a growing upcoming source of energy provision. It involves using a series of machines which extracts the forces (pull and push) of water to produce electricity or rather wave power. Portugal the Pioneer of Wave Farms Aguçadora Wave Park is the world’s first industrialised wave farm, and it is situated in Portugal [...]

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Renewable Energy Options in The Caribbean; Part 2

Thursday, June 17, 2010

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Renewable Energy Options in The Caribbean; Part 2

Renewable energy options are being implemented in various parts of the world. Caribbean is not an exception, they are going towards a potential clean energy policy. Here are a few examples where they can progress. 1. Hydro Power Hydropower has been used for years. Countries like Canada and Norway depends heavily on hydropower. However, hydropower [...]

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A World Fully Powered By Renewable Energy By 2030; A Case Study

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

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A World Fully Powered By Renewable Energy By 2030; A Case Study

Our planet can be powered fully by renewable sources of energy in only two decades. Research is even showing that renewable energy can be cheaper than conventional coal energy. The question clinging in our mind is certainly – How can that be possible? The key solution is in the scale of solar, wind and water [...]

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An Overview of the potentials of Ocean Energy

Friday, April 9, 2010

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An Overview of the potentials of Ocean Energy

The importance of using renewable energy sources is spreading across countries. However, bio-fuels, wind, hydrogen and solar energy are given the upper hand. What about using ocean waves to generate electricity? If ever you would come across a surfer to discuss the energy of ocean’s waves you would be surprised. The ocean is unlike rivers [...]

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