Micro-grids can energise communities

(SINGAPORE) A new collaboration to develop off-grid renewable energy solutions for remote areas of Singapore - and island communities in Asia - is underway. The initiative between ENGIE Lab1, Nanyang Tech...

Houston shines on Earth Day

(USA) Airports, wastewater treatment plants and a zoo are just some of the places in Houston switching to solar energy. On the day the world celebrates Earth Day 2017, they will start receiving cheap and ...

‘Globally-unique solar energy system’

A pioneering facility in Denmark has the dual purpose of providing citizens with sustainable heating from solar energy - and soon power from biomass. Renewable energy company Aalborg CSP says its concentrate...

A new road forward for renewables

California's busy freeways could soon be helping to provide clean energy. The California Energy Commission (CES) has approved grant funding for two piezoelectric-based systems. Piezoelectricity is a renewabl...

Japan’s low carbon ambitions on track

An autonomous energy system installed at a Japanese train station will ensure the lights stay on in the event of a disaster. Toshiba announced this week that its hydrogen energy system, which provides off-gr...

Europe funds clean energy tech

(EUROPE) Companies developing clean energy technologies in Europe can apply to test their products in real world conditions thanks to a multi-million euro initiative. Th €10.5m European Commission (EC) fu...

Flexible solar works for rural Africa

(AFRICA) A pay as you go off-grid solar energy provider is making a positive impact on the lives of thousands of people in rural Africa. Azuri Technologies has sold more than 100,000 of its home systems, ...

Chicago makes renewables pledge

|15 April 2017| USA Chicago's Mayor has pledged to have public buildings running off 100% renewable electricity by 2025. Hailed as "a historic step forward in establishing Chicago as a clean energy lea...

A milestone moment for tidal energy

|14 April 2017| SCOTLAND The eyes of the renewable energy world are firmly fixed on Scotland this week after it was announced the most powerful tidal turbine on the planet hit peak power. And it was ...

Solar so good it pays the people

|14 April 2017| CALIFORNIA The state of California did so well at producing solar energy last month prices turned negative. Figures released by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reveal tha...