Scotland to build the world’s largest floating windfarm

Scotland will begin building the world’s largest floating wind farm. The construction of the wind farm will start this year after its developers were granted a seabed lease on Monday. The wind turbines will operate around 12 to 18 miles off the coast of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. The Norwegian energy company, Statoil who is building this project […]

Renewable Energy provided 50% of Scotland’s Electricity in 2015

The Scottish government target of achieving 50 per cent of gross consumption of electricity from renewables by 2015 has come to reality. According to a new data published last week, renewable provided 49.7 percent of Scotland’s electricity demand in 2014 which means that the 50 percent target was achieved almost a year earlier. Renewable energy […]

Panasonic has set a module efficiency world record of 23.8%

Panasonic has set a new solar photovoltaic (PV) module conversion efficiency record of 23.8% at a research level. National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) has verified this latest research.Sun Power’s previous world record of 22.8% conversion efficiency of PV module was broken by Panasonic with a full percentage point. Panasonic also holds another record […]

All 6000 Mosques to go 100% solar in Jordan

 Solar Industry is experiencing a boom right now. Governments and Companies are desperate to make the best use of renewables. Even Mosques are not leaving behind the race to harness clean energy. The Jordan Government is planning to power all the Mosques around the country with solar panels. A joint collaboration between Jordan’s Ministry of […]

NATO: Soldiers lives can be saved by renewable energy

NATO wants to reduce the risk of its soldiers in war-torn zones by increasing its investment on renewable energy.  The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) released an annual report on the role of clean energy in risky environment. “Climate change affects not only the natural environment but the security environment as well. NATO is working to improve the […]