30 Innovative Solutions Show Path to Renewable-Powered Future

Recently, IRENA has published the full series of 30 Innovation Briefs under its Innovation Landscape report. It is the most comprehensive analysis available on innovation priorities that policymakers must address to successfully decarbonise the electricity systems with renewables and push for innovative renewables solutions in a COVID-19 recovery stimulus. With …

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Scottish Chickens Cooperate to Generate Eggcellent Amount of Energy

Chickens at a farm in Scotland are now generating their own heat and power. More than 128,000 hens at the Glenhead of Aldouran Farm in Stranraer are not only producing thousands of eggs but also creating enough manure to provide a reliable energy feedstock for the farm. This innovative approach, …

New Project in South Africa to Produce Renewable Energy from Organic Waste

PRETORIA, South Africa – A project aiming to transform organic waste from agriculture and agro-processing industries into renewable energy and organic fertilizer, which in turn will accelerate the development of the biogas market in South Africa, was launched today by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Pretoria. The …

Adapting to a Drier World

Water, which covers more than two-thirds of the planet’s surface, is fundamental to life. It is also essential to energy production. Water is critical to pumping oil and natural gas out of the ground, thanks to hydraulic fracturing. Hydropower dams can generate power and light up cities. Water is also …