Green energy is cheaper than fossils

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If we continue on the InAction scenario, we will pay 1.8 trillion dollars more

The Paris climate summit has entered its next round. Now leaders from all over the world are trying to agree to limit the global warming.

Enough reason for us to examine what climate change actions actually do cost in hard money.

And guess what: it is even cheaper than fossils! Read More

Fossil industries wastes $ 2.2 million investments

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The United States is the greatest risk, CarbonTracker states, with a cost of $ 412 billion in stranded assets “unnecessary fossil projects in 2025.
Second in risk is Canada (220 billion). Than China (179 million), Russia (147 billion ) and Australia (US $ 103 billion).

The next decade fossil energy companies will lose possibly $ 2.2 trillion in investments, according CarbonTracker in a recent report.

The money will be lost in a low carbon future.

Global action on climate change and renewable energy investments will ensure the waste for fossil energy companies. Research was done at the current and future projects from oil, gas and coal companies until 2025. It concluded which projects would stop because of political actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to below two degrees global warming.

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Dutch Tides Power Station Operational

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Dutch engineers want to optimize these turbines and supply the station with more turbines. Enough for two thousand households

Last week. the tidal power station in the Dutch Eastern Scheldt commissioned.

From now, five water turbines supply power to the grid.

The turbines are generating enough electricity for over one thousand households.  Read More

Virgin Islands tackles water shortage with desalination technology with solar power

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Green affortable desalination technology Virgin Islands, using gravitation

Since last weekend, the Virgin Islands, an archipelago in the Caribbean Sea, runs a sustainable desalination plant on solar power, designed by ‘Elemental Water Makers’.

Seawater is converted into fresh water with renewable energy sources. Read More

8 tips using solar panels

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Now the world has a ‘Green’ Pope

In addition to the traditional use of solar panels there are more inventive ways.

Think of solar panels on heritage or on parking lots.

And even the pope loves solar power.

We hope to inspire you with these examples. Read More

2014 record year for renewable energy

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Green power: Global investments reached USD 300 billion. A relatively large proportion of these billions has been done by emerging countries such as Burundi, Kenya, Honduras, Jordan and Uruguay.

According to the Global Status Report 2015 REN21, 2014 was a record year for investments in renewable energy.

Especially in Solar and Wind Energy.

The number of countries have set targets for green energy has risen to 164.  Read More

Rotor Sails saves cargo ships up to 20 percent fuel

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Two rotors would increase fuel savings to 5 percent. In theory, an optimal configuration of rotor sails will save 20% fuel.

The Finnish Norse Power is developing wind power propulsion systems for ships.

In 2014 a test on the North Sea did show the Rotor Sail System saved 2.6 percent fuel each rotor.

Norse Power uses so-called Flettner rotors for the propulsion. This rotor sail is used in addition to the normal engines. Read More

Rice Starks to Electricity

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If you notice that a Pelletizer can press 24/7, the value of the biomass is 21,000 euro (>23,000 USD) a week!

The gap between electricity supply and demand in Curaçao is increasing. Still the Island is relying on imported electricity, diesel and other fossil fuels.

Mr. Doerga (Alesie) has been a trader in rice on the Island for years. He recognized the possibilities of rice residues for biomass power generation and electricity.  Read More

Tidal Wave Energy, Pros & Cons

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Harnessing tidal power has positive impact on climate change because it produces no greenhouse gas emissions.

Tidal wave energy is among the key sources of renewable energy available on our planet. 

Wave energy is as source of power that comes from the endless march of the waves as they roll into the shore then back out again.

Humans harness this power along the coastal regions of the US, Canada, Europe, and Australia. The best thing about wave energy is that it will never run out.  Read More

Green African Deserts

Kenya is expected to grow by 5% this year, with a boosted power supply expected to attract an increased pool of investors into the East African country

Kenya is expected to grow by 5% this year, with a boosted power supply expected to attract an increased pool of investors into the East African country

One of the most green countries of Africa is Morocco. The country has few hydrocarbon reserves but it makes up for it in wind and sun. The new wind farm installation in Tarfaya spans 10,000 hectares. When fully operational in October this year, the 131 turbines will generate up to 300 megawatts of power. Read More