Blenheim Palace Goes Green with 100% Renewable Deal

The UNESCO World Heritage site will now be supplied with clean electricity from Good Energy. Good Energy is to provide Blenheim Palace with 100% renewable power under the terms of a new deal. The UNESCO World Heritage site says the move is part of an ongoing commitment to reduce its carbon …

As The Glaciers Of The Swiss Alps Melt, Hydroelectric Firms Look Toward Wind Power

Over the coming decades, some of the rivers in Europe that utilize hydroelectric facilities to generate electricity are expected to see greatly reduced water flows due to the rapid disappearance of glaciers in the Swiss Alps. As a result, some regions that are currently partly reliant upon hydroelectric capacity will …

Hydroelectric Power is Most Damaging to Ecology

Hydroelectric power is the most damaging to ecological systems, followed by solar power and wind power, the Hong Kong Economic Journal reports, citing a study. The study was conducted by the University of Hong Kong (HKU), Shenzhen’s Southern University of Science and Technology and James Cook University of Australia. The …

In 10 Years, Wind Energy May Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels

Breaking news has surfaced in the world of renewable energy sources. In the U.S. alone, a new wind turbine is completed every 2.4 hours, and, in 2016, 5.6 percent of all electricity generated in this country was produced with wind energy. This is more than twice what it was in …

Portland Commits to 100% Renewables, Joins 25 Other Cities

The city of Portland and Multnomah County in Oregon are joining the growing list of communities transitioning entirely to renewable energy. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury made the announcement Monday at the June Key Delta Community Center in North Portland—the site of a former gas …