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Google Will Use 100% Renewable Energy By 2017

12/06/2016, Google’s services are used by billions of people across the globe so one can’t even begin to imagine the kind of processing power the company’s services need to provide a decent user experience. Google’s facilities need a lot of...

Microsoft Pledges To Use 50% Renewable Energy By 2018

09/25/2016, Tech companies need to create more and more data centers across the globe to meet their demands as they further advance cloud computing technology. Data centers happen to be one of the largest consumers of energy on the planet so they are quite a drain on...

Scotland Powered By Just Wind Turbines For An Entire Day

08/14/2016, There is a very select group of countries in the world that have demonstrated the capability to meet their energy demands for an entire day through nothing but renewable sources, and now Scotland has joined that exclusive list. Earlier this week, it...

Portugal Ran On Just Renewable Energy For Four Consecutive Days

05/19/2016, Renewable energy is the future. Significant advancements have been made to technology that enables us to meet our power needs with the wind, solar and hydro-generated electricity. It’s possible to run entire countries on just renewable energy as...

Costa Rica Powers Itself For 75 Days Only With Renewable Energy

03/23/2015, As concerns about global warming escalate countries are increasingly coming under pressure to switch to more environment friendly policies and cut down on their use of fossil fuels. Some of the most widely used renewable energy solutions include wind and...

Apple Uses 75% Renewable Energy Throughout Its Various Facilities

03/21/2013, Technological advancements are not only being made in consumer electronics. Modern technology has greatly improved and advanced the usage of renewable energy. Major companies such as Microsoft, Amazon and Apple are already using renewable means of energy...

Cleaner Air, Thanks To Metal Organic Material

03/11/2013, One of the ways to reduce carbon emissions is to capture the carbon that we generate in a number activities such as energy production. Most electricity is generated by coal-burning plant which produces the bulk of today’s carbon emissions. However,...

Check out the USB Solar Charger Tree

07/31/2012, We’ve seen solar trees in real life, which provide shade as well as power to the city, in certain places of California, but this is the first time I have seen a miniature personal solar tree. The personal USB Solar Charger Treel, made by Brando,...

UK approves 1GW+ of offshore wind power

07/06/2012,   Today is a big day for renewable energy in the UK. The British government has given the green light to fund two large offshore wind farms off of the Norfolk Coast. The combined investment for the project is around 3 billion pounds(about $4.66...

Clip apartment generates own energy and uses recycled waste water

07/02/2012, Buildings in America consume nearly 40% of our energy each year along with emitting tons greenhouse gases and other forms of waste. Some people have looked to making buildings self-sustainable such as placing solar panels on the sides of the buildings,...