Europe leads the world in geothermal heat

Europe is an international leader in the direct use of geothermal heat. According to the European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC) in the 27 EU Member States have set up plants with a capacity of 23,0...

Wind Cube: small, easy to install and affordable

The Wind Cube is a design finalist in the 2011 IDEA awards, designers Liao Chang-Hsun Chen and Wen-chih University of Science and Technology of Taiwan, had the bright idea of bringing wind energy at a...

Solar Bus Made in Austria

Austrian consortium of five entities worked on the concept of solar bus as part of a project supported in particular by the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology. Two sizes of buses...

Energy storage by the blue-green algae

Cyanobacteria, formerly called “blue-green algae” are micro-organisms capable of producing under normal conditions, stocks of energy enabling them to survive under stress, such as during a...

Mexico has great potential for renewable energy

Mexico has several wind farms and solar thermal development and begins to develop wind projects across a range of states. The Director General of Energy and Extractive Activities of the Undersecretary...

Boat powered by solar energy reaches Hong Kong

The head of the largest ship that runs on solar power said that there is enormous potential for the use of renewable energies in the shipping industry, speaking in Hong Kong. “We see enormous po...

Spain will have 61 thermal power plants in 2014

The Spanish Association of Solar Thermoelectric Energy Industry (Protermosolar) expects 61 solar thermal power plants to be active in 2014. The twenty-thermal power plants already operating in Spain w...

Hertz rents electric bikes in the Balearics

Hertz announced in the coming months to promote among its customers rent vehicles, electric cars and bicycles. Hertz sold as new models of electric bicycles in the Balearic Islands, through the compan...

BioPower Systems takes advantage of ocean energy

BioPower Systems module will use the O-Drive in a pilot demonstration of Biowave on the coast of Victoria, Australia. Ocean energy company, BioPower Systems, announced today it has completed comprehen...