More than 300 US state and local lawmakers support the goal to achieve 50 percent renewable energy by 2030, 100 percent clean energy by 2050

More than 300 US state and local lawmakers have pledged their support for 50% energy from renewable sources by 2030 and 100% by 2050 in a letter to President Barack Obama. Big states like California and New York have already ordered their respective administrative body’s to draft mandates for clean energy. New York State Public service […]

San Diego to run 100 percent on renewable energy by 2035

Renewable energy has become the latest trend now, given its low cost and flexibility. San Diego which produces the second largest electrical output from solar energy in the US has laid out a new plan to cope with climate change. The new plan initiates to run the city completely on renewable energy by 2035. The […]

Portugal ran entirely on renewable energy for 4 consecutive days

According to a study conducted by the National Energy Network (REN) and the Portuguese  Renewable Energy Association (APREN), Portugal ran entirely on renewable energy for 4 consecutive days. The data collected from the study said that the country ran 107 hours without using any source of non-renewable energy. Portugal record of using renewable energy is not […]

Japan is building the World’s largest floating solar power plant

Japan doesn’t have much land to spare. Tokyo Leasing Corporation along with Kyocera Corporation have announced a project to built the World’s Largest Floating Solar Plant. The 13.7 megawatt (MW) floating solar power plant will be built on the Yamakura Dam reservoir. Kyocera had earlier announced building a similar 7.5 MW solar power plant on Umenokifurukori […]

France to build 1000km of road with solar panels

France is planning on a project to build 1000 kilometers of road with specially designed solar panels. This project will supply 5 million people in France with electricity if it is successful. Though many solar experts are skeptical of this project, the french government has given the go ahead to this venture. According to France’s minister […]