We have seen that in Japan, farmers cover some of their crops with solar panels. India covers its rivers with them. The State of Gujarat is thinking of covering its 19,000 kilometers of canals with solar panels.

A brilliant solar idea from India

Currently in Lima, Peru, is taking place the 20th Conference of the Parties. It is an important event as the talks on our future climate are taking place there. In margin of these, the host country made some announcements.

Peru to have 60 percent renewables by 2025

To a new study quoted in Cleantechies, renewable energy sources should represent 16 percent of the electricity consumption in the United States in 2018, much earlier than previously thought. The US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) projections believed such levels would be reach only in 2040 (!) Currently renewables represent already 13 percent […]

US renewables are pursuing their rise

As we have seen before on this blog, around 1.2 or 1.5 billion people lack access to electricity around the world today. Among these populations, 400 millions are located in India. This is a huge impediment to human development and economic growth but the situation could change quickly thanks to […]

India to provide electricity to 400 million people

According to Enerdata, Australian greenhouse gases emissions decreased by 0.8% last year. While this seems tiny and not really reason to rejoice, there is some data worth mentioning as emissions from the power sector fell by 5%. Last year alone, there was a 4.1% decrease in power generation from black […]

Australian emissions decreased in 2013