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 …

About 70 Hydropower Projects in Himalayas at Risk of Quake-Triggered Landslides

During 2015 Nepal earthquake, the hydropower sector experienced severe losses. The country temporarily lost about 20 per cent of its hydropower capacity and more than 30 hydropower projects were damaged. The projects, which were affected by earthquake‐triggered landslides, were the worst hit. Two years prior to that, June 2013 flooding …

A Wind Farm to Be Built in South Dakota Will Provide Renewable Energy Starting...

Boston University (BU) has announced plans to buy wind energy to meet 100% of its electricity consumption. It has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with energy company ENGIE North America, which will provide renewable electricity from a wind farm in South Dakota starting in 2020. The university will buy 201,000MWh of electricity …

The Health Center in Kladovo Is About to Become More Efficient

Why is September 22 important to the Britons and dentists? Back in 1955, that was the date when British commercial television started broadcasting. The first paid advertisement it transmitted was a toothpaste commercial (ironically enough, the British are not famous for having the world healthiest teeth). And what about citizens …

EU Climate Law Could Cause ‘Catastrophic’ Deforestation

Senior climate scientists say that the world’s carbon sinks could be facing a grave threat from a wholly unexpected source: the EU’s renewable energy directive. The climate law could suck in as much imported wood as Europe harvests each year because it will count energy created from the burning of …

Blue Dye Could Be the Next Key to Harnessing Renewable Energy

Scientists at the University of Buffalo have discovered an adept way of storing renewable energy thanks to wastewater produced from the textile industry. Polluted water containing blue dye, chemically referred to as methylene blue, has been found to have electrical properties and may soon be repurposed to revolutionize the battery …