Europe’s Renewable Energy Revolution

Source: theguardian.com Published: March 16, 2017 A lightning storm hits the Northumberland coast near Blyth, soon to be linked to Norway by the world’s longest undersea power cable. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA A tunnel under construction beneath a Norwegian...

Freeing Costa Rica from Fossil Fuels

Source: climatecouncil.org.au Published: April 4, 2017 Image from Unsplash CC Written by Emily Jones. Dr. Monica Araya is a Costa Rican author and adviser on clean development in Latin America. Her TED talk, filmed in June 2016, deals with one of the most critically...

Small-Scale Biomass Gasification Plant Progressing in California

Source: biomassmagazine.com Published: May 26, 2016 By Anna Simet A 2-MW biomass gasification plant in North Fork, California, will break ground later this year, according to Phoenix Energy CEO Gregory Stengl. The project is the result of a public-private partnership...

MIT Researchers Turn Waste Gas into Liquid Fuel

Source: theguardian.com Published: March 7, 2016 Using waste gases from power stations to create low-carbon liquid fuels would be a major advance in the battle against global warming. Photograph: Jon Woo/REUTERS Successful trial at a pilot plant in China using...

Are Artificial Trees the Future of Renewable Energy?

Source: smithsonianmag.com Published: February 20, 2016 Iowa State University scientists modeled their artificial leaves after cottonwood leaves. (Flickr user Jon Hurd) By Maya Wei-Haas While a new device’s flapping leaves can generate a lot of energy, extracting it...