Renewables




I stated early this year that 2016 would be a bad year for fossil fuels. It seems I was quite right as bad news keep on piling for coal in the United States. 

America is ditching coal



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For my Certificate in Sustainable Energy Solutions we have had classes all year long on various topics such as renewable energy, water, waste, heat and more. Every month we have indeed been privileged to talk to guest speakers who are specialists in their respective areas.

Our energy landscape abounds with missed opportunities


Al Gore did it again in another TED Talk in the end of last month. In 20 minutes he managed to show how critical our climate situation is but also brought a lot of optimism as solar and wind are beating all past predictions on how fast and big they […]

Al Gore’s optimism on climate change


Here is some research we might see one day off the coasts around the world : giant 50 MW offshore wind turbines, with blades as long as 200 meters (650 feet). That’s two and a half times longer than any existing wind turbine blade.

50 MW giant wind turbines are being researched





Good news everyone ! Our Kickstarter campaign collected up to $36,753, overshooting by more than 20 percent our fundraising goals. As you can imagine, all of us are pretty grateful and excited. Be sure that I will keep you posted on the development of the company and its promising technology.

Our Kickstarter is now funded !



Ahead of the Paris climate talks in December, most countries are unveiling their climate goals and Australia unveiled their own and they are the weakest of the wealthiest nations with  20% reduction by 2030 against 1990, to be compared with 32% from the United States and a minimum of 40% […]

Australia unveils weakest emissions reduction targets


Deniers stating that climate change is a threat for the distant future forget that air pollution from coal fired plants, industry and vehicle exhausts are just a huge threat to our present as well. 

The medical case against climate change


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The drought that is affecting Brazil so much is also undermining Uruguay and its large dependance on hydro energy ( 74 percent of local electricity ). The current alternative to hydro is oil. So the country will invest $2.6 billion ( 2.3 billion euros ) in wind energy in the next […]

Uruguay to invest $2.6 billion in Wind energy