More than 100 cities world-wide now source at least 70% of their electricity from renewables, according to latest data.
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin may have been making headlines, but almost unnoticed a small army of IT professionals have been working to use the underlying technology of Blockchain to enable a clean energy future.
The Enersel Engine Company Limited (EECL) has designed and is building an inspirational internal combustion engine, which is ‘omni-fuel’ capable. It has been conceived as an economic and environmentally viable alternative to natural gas, oil and diesel-powered generation.
Investment in clean energy has risen 21% quarter on quarter to US$64.8 billion, according to the latest figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).
Solar power took the biggest share in the second quarter (Q2) of 2017, accounting for US$35.6 billion of spending in the sector, up 19% year-on-year and 20% on Q1.
Here we examine how the world's economy will be boosted to the tune of $19 trillion by the move to renewable energy.
OPEN Cleantech has been a front runner when it comes to encouraging investment in clean technology. Just how big an opportunity this presents has been underlined by a new report, which states measures taken in order to transition to a low-carbon future will boost the world's economy by US$19 trillion by 2050.
A UK business has teamed up with a Kenyan TV company to provide a solar powered, pay-as-you-go TV service, to rural, off-grid customers in sub Saharan Africa.
Azuri Technologies, provider of PayGo Solar Home Systems, has for some years been developing affordable solar powered solutions for remote regions and has now come up wit a deal to not just bring home entertainment to isolated homesteads, but provide power too.
Chile has in the past few years been one of the world-wide stars in the development of the renewable energy sector - and with good reason.
Latin America generally, with its abundant natural resources ripe for the development of clean energy facilities, has rapidly become one of the leading regions for investment in the sector. Indeed, Costa Rica is aiming to be 100% carbon neutral.
Topics: Clean energy
Everyday those living near or in big cities throughout the world can see and suffer from the effects of smog. But imagine being able to remove some of that smog and then turn it into beautiful jewellery? That is exactly what Dutch inventor Daan Roosegaarde has done with his 7 meter tall air purifying tower.
Mr. Roosegaarde is founder of Studio Roosegaarde which creates interactive designs that explore the dynamic relation between people, technology and space through unique innovations. In 2014 he opened the Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path, which runs between Nuenen and Eindhoven. The highway is made of thousands twinkling stones inspired by The Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh. The project is part of Smart Highway, creating interactive and sustainable roads of tomorrow with Heijmans infrastructure.