Wind power creates jobs in Europe

The wind power industry currently employs in the European Union nearly 102,100 people and has created over 60,000 new jobs over the past five years. In comparison, the European wind energy industry di...

US to Help Guatemala Build Geothermal Plants

The Ministry of Energy and Mines of Guatemala has given the rights granted to the company U.S. Geothermal Guatemala to build a geothermal power plant in an area covering 10,000 hectares in the Ceibill...

German Renewables Still on the Rise

If there is a sector of the economy that escapes the crisis is that of renewable energies. Its share in the energy consumption increased by 8.6% in Germany in 2009, according to latest statistics from...

Uncle Sam goes Green

Orders are orders. Two months after the U.S. Department of Defense has ordered the 4 branches (land, air, navy, marines ) to reduce by 34% greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, the Navy is already being p...

Nur Energy joins Desertec

Nur Energy, a company developing solar energy in the Mediterranean region, which is one of the most active markets in Europe, announced it has joined the Desertec Industrial Initiative (DII) as an ass...

Giant 4 MW sodium battery built in Texas

The town of Presidio in west Texas has an old power line built in 1948 and remains connected to the central grid of the United States. So, to overcome the repeated failures of the line, the city decid...