So far, the story of the US renewable energy transformation has skipped a key chapter, which is the exploitation of our massive offshore wind power potential. In the offshore wind category, the US has been lagging far behind other nations. However, the spotlight is starting to swing out to embrace this wind power option, and […]
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Pilus Energy has developed an innovative technology which cleans wastewater while generating electricity. Bacterial robots (Bactobots) consume pollutants from wastewater and create energy.
Qatar is a small middle eastern country with no water. Fahad Al-Attiya must maintain food security for Qatar, but food doesn’t grow without water.
The first phase of an Oregon wave power project off the coast of Reedsport has begun with the contract award to build the first PowerBuoy. This project is the”first commercial wave energy PowerBuoy® system in North America”, and eventually 10 buoys will be brought online. One buoy will produce 150 kilowatts and create 30 jobs, […]
In order to harness Scotland’s immense marine energy resources and achieve a renewable energy target of 50% of electricity generated through renewable sources by 2020, the country has put its money where its mouth is. The Saltire Prize is a Â£10 million prize challenge for advances in wave and tidal energy in Scottish waters, and […]
Chicago wants to be the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics.Â One way the Windy City is trying to stand out from the other candidate cities is by hosting “Blue-Green” games.
Scientists have discovered a way to make drinking water from the air’s humidity, even in arid regions.Â The system completely uses renewable energy and could provide water for many applications. Models have been built and tested in laboratories at the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB in Stuttgart.
Last week, President Obama marked Earth Day by announcing a new initiative to lease federal waters for the purpose of generating electricity from wind and ocean currents.
The San Francisco Bay Area looks like it could be home to USA’s first major Ocean Wave Energy farm. On the heels of President Obama’s commitment to developing a renewable energy economy, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, announced a preliminary permit application sent to the federal government for a wave power project off the coast […]