Solar power lightens football stadion Ajax Amsterdam
Amsterdam Arena gets self supported. The home stadium of Ajax Football inAmsterdam has been equipped with a sunroof. With an area of 7,000 square meters it is one of the largest Dutch rooftops supplied with PV.
Annually, the solar panels are generating approximately 930,000 kilowatt hours electricity. That equates to 10 percent of the current electricity consumption of the Amsterdam ArenA.
Toshiba runs the first car with hydro energy from solar power
Hydrogen is the lightest gas in the universe. One liter of this gas weighs only 90 mg under normal atmospheric pressure, which means that it is 11 times lighter than the air we breathe. If we want to use hydrogen, it has to be stored. Read More
Less than 10% of rural populations in Sub-Saharan Africa have access to electricity
Much has changed over the last ten years or so since the renewable power boom began. At the start of the boom, renewable power costswere very expensive and high quality developers were hard to find. Nowadays good core development expertise is available and capital costs have dropped dramatically. Read More
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
About one million Kenyans will be connected to the national grid in the present fiscal year, starting July 2014. Kenya Power added 443,000 new customers to its grid in the last fiscal year. Most of its new customers are the rural dwellers. The needed infrastructure is already in place. Read More
Since September 13, 2012, an enormous underwater turbine in Maine’s Cobscook Bay began sending power inland to the Bangor Hydro electrical utility grid. It was a historic moment for clean power: the first commercial-scale, grid-connected tidal energy generator anywhere in the USA. Read More