Renault’s ‘Smart Island’ Runs on Wind Power and Recycled Batteries

Renault has launched a “smart island” in Portugal that uses its Zoe electric vehicle, home batteries, smart charging and vehicle-to-grid (V2E) energy storage to run without fossil fuels. The idea is to make the Madeira island of Porto Santo energy independent and stimulate renewable energy production. “[We want] to build …

Yingli Secures Order For 12 Solar PV Plants In Chile Worth 146 Megawatts

Yingli Green Energy has announced it has secured orders for 12 solar PV projects in Chile worth 146 megawatts for which it will provide Engineering, Procurement, and Construction services. One of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturers with over 15 gigawatts worth of solar panels delivered all around the world, …

The Forgotten Renewable: Geothermal Energy Production Heats Up

Three and a half hours east of Los Angeles lies the Salton Sea, a manmade oasis in the heart of the Mojave Desert. It was created in 1905, when a canal broke and the Colorado River flooded the desert for more than a year. The Sea became a tourist hotspot …

ECOHEALTH – In which Way Have We Disturbed Balance in Nature?

The occurrence of a type of pollution entails the disturbance of the natural balance in other parts of the ecosystem, affecting all human beings, since pollution does not know national and regional borders, nor racial, gender, and class differences. Despite the availability of a large amount of data and information, …