Category: Renewable Energy
Oahu politicians meet about Big Island bioenergy power plant
The committee is worried that allowing this power plant to proceed without an environmental assessment will set a bad precedent for any future biomass plants wishing to start up on Oahu. HONOLULU – It’s a Big Island power plant, but now an O’ahu County political party is getting involved. Thursday night, the Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities […]more
Oregon Combines Energy Production with Honey
It’s rare that we write about solar farms without somebody complaining about the loss of agricultural land or natural habitat. But a growing number of solar installations are seeking to combine energy production with natural ecosystem enhancement and/or food production. Now Fast Company has a cool profile of Eagle Point ‘solar apiary’ in Oregon, which […]more
Electric Busses; Avoiding the Need of Oil
The global fleet of electric buses is already helping cities avoiding the purchase of 279,000 barrels of oil per day, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Diesel buses consume an extraordinary amount of fuel compared to a passenger vehicle. Bloomberg noted that “For every 1,000 battery-powered buses on the road, about 500 barrels a day of […]more
Toyota’s Heavy-Duty Fuel Cell Truck Project Moves Forward
In 2017, we took a look at Project Portal, Toyota’s plan to test a heavy-duty, zero-emissions truck at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles in California. The idea was to power an 80,000lb (36,288kg) Class-8 tractor-trailer with hydrogen fuel cells and then put it to work hauling shipping containers at one of the nation’s […]more
Bill Gates and the future of Renewable Energy.
Climate Change has become the forefront of international policies and Bill Gates.more
Apple getting into Renewable Energy.
The technology company of Apple entering into renewable energy.more
Google will run ENTIRELY on Renewable Energy
Googles way of operating entirely on renewable energy is huge for the industry.more