Tag: renewable energy

Solar cells

Explaining the Drastic Decline of Solar Cells Costs

A new MIT analysis explains the factors that drove the 99 percent drop in photovoltaic cells costs compared to four decades ago. The average costs of photovoltaic panels declined from over $74 per watt in...
Chinese renewable energy farm

China’s Renewable Energy Plans are Only Just Beginning

China's renewable energy plans are now targeting at least 35 percent of electricity generation from renewables sources by 2030, instead of 20%, with solar leading the charge. According to a report by the International...
Renewable energy plant

Most of the World Could be 100% Reliant on Renewable Energy by 2050

Theoretically, 139 countries in the world could generate 100% of their power from renewable resources by 2050. But, just because we can, doesn't mean we will. The transition to a zero-emitting world is an option that’s...
Renewable energy plant

Report Shows Australia has Potential to be 100% Renewable by 2030

Not only does Australia’s renewable energies potential enable it to meet its Paris Agreement emissions target, but to go for 100% clean electricity by 2030. Per capita, Australia is one of the highest CO2 emitters...
Organic solar cell

Organic Solar Cells set new Energy Record Proving Viability

Although silicon solar cells may be the leader of the pack today, organic solar cells are set to be the cell of the future.  I'm sure you're familiar with the concept of solar energy, but...
Model of Earth made of leaves

Make it Rain: Why A Climate Action Model Will be the Next Boom Economy

An effective climate-centric economic model in the world could yield trillions of dollars, create tens of millions of jobs, and save many lives by 2030. Saturday, Sept. 8, was an international day of action on...
First Renewable Energy-Powered Autonomous Ship Sets Sail Around the World

World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Autonomous Ship to Circumnavigate Globe

The world's first autonomous ship powered by renewable energy has begun its trip around the world. The autonomous ship known as Energy Observer is powered primarily by hydrogen and is currently on a six-year world...
Apple to Invest $300 Million USD in China Clean Energy Fund

Apple to Invest $300 Million USD in China Clean Energy Fund

Apple has announced that it will be investing $300 million USD in the China Clean Energy Fund. On Thursday, Apple and several of its suppliers announced their plan to invest a staggering $300 million USD...
California Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions Years Ahead of Schedule

California Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions Years Ahead of Schedule

California has hit a significant milestone in its fight against greenhouse gas emissions. The most populous state in the nation, California, has slashed its greenhouse gas emissions far earlier than its original schedule. According to...
hydrogen fuel

Researchers Create Hydrogen Fuel From Sunlight

Researchers from the University of Exeter recently developed a method for producing hydrogen fuel from sunlight. According to reports, this research team was able to create an innovative method to separate hydrogen and oxygen in water with the help...