Diesel Pollution Stunts Children’s Lung Growth, Major Study Shows

Pollution from diesel vehicles is stunting the growth of children’s lungs, leaving them damaged for life, a major study has found. The research, conducted with more than 2,000 school children in London, is the first such study in a city where diesel pollution is a significant factor, and has implications …

Why Are Wildfires Getting Worse?

California is currently in the grips of its deadliest wildfire while two others rage, in what has been its worst wildfire year on record. The Camp wildfire in the north of the US state has burned through more than 50,000 hectares and is the most deadly in California’s history. The …

Siemens Gamesa Awarded 225 Megawatt US Wind Supply Contract

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced on Tuesday that it had been selected to supply 225 megawatts (MW) worth of wind turbines for a new but undisclosed project being built in Kansas, United States. Siemens Gamesa will provide 98 of its SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines to the project which has yet to …

India Beats North America, Europe, & Japan In 2017 Solar Additions

Those aggressive auction timelines by the central and several state governments in India have finally resulted in the Asian giant taking the limelight in the global solar power market. According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), India overtook the continents of North America and Europe, as well as Japan, …

US Wind Energy Now Supplies More Than 30% In Four States

Wind energy is one of the fastest growing forms of electricity generation in the United States, with the largest share renewable electricity generating capacity in the country, and according to new information from the American Wind Energy Association, wind energy now supplies more than 30% of the electricity in four …

More Good News About Coal-Killing Perovskite Solar Cells

US coal and nuclear energy stakeholders are still holding out hope for their aging power plants, but the window for relief is closing fast. They face stiff competition from low-cost natural gas, and renewables are flexing their muscles, too. This is all happening before perovskite solar cells hit the market …